University College Cork, University of Oxford and The University of Edinburgh are some foreign universities that offer online classes. University of Cambridge also offers online classes.
University College Cork offers online postgraduate courses to help students fit education around their busy schedules. Students get to participate in online discussions and work in groups. Students can earn various degrees online, including masters of strategic studies, occupational health and clinical pharmacy. They can also complete a certification in autism studies, oncology nursing and medical surgical nursing.
University of Oxford offers over 90 online courses in a variety of disciplines. Most of the courses are five to 10 weeks long. Students who take online courses at University of Oxford get to interact with the course tutors and participate in weekly online meetings. Participants can use the online course credits towards the Certificate of Higher Education. The university’s Technology-Assisted Lifelong Learning unit develops the online courses.
The University of Edinburgh offers online courses across a variety of subject areas. Students can complete a masters program online in approximately three years.
University of Cambridge offers short, intensive courses online. Students can take courses in various fields, including philosophy, history and psychology. Participants get to meet their peers during the introductory orientation week and prepare themselves for independent study and discussion. In the final week, students receive personal feedback from their tutors. Those who make constructive contributions to weekly discussions and complete their assignments for the duration of the course obtain a Certificate of Participation.