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Distance Learning

Newcastle University offers online courses you can study at your own pace.

Our online courses provide opportunities for clinical professionals to develop skills. We also share a range of courses to the public through our collaboration with FutureLearn. At Newcastle we also run courses on campus.

Develop your knowledge and skills through our continuing professional development courses.

Online medical programmes

Our Faculty of Medical Sciences offers a suite of online postgraduate programmes and modules that can be studied for continuing professional development. They are perfect for clinicians, healthcare professionals and aspiring academics.

View our Faculty of Medical Sciences online learning modules and courses.

View our Faculty of Medical Sciences Postgraduate e-learning programmes.

Short online medical courses

The Faculty also offers short online courses: bitesize topics of 30 minutes to two hours learning. 

Find out more about short online medical courses.