Online Programmes & Distance Learning

Online Programmes and Distance Learning

Online programmes offer you the flexibility to study wherever you are and at your own pace. Find out about online courses developed by the University and free online courses delivered in collaboration with FutureLearn.

Faculty of Medical Sciences

Newcastle University's Faculty of Medical Sciences offers a suite of online postgraduate programmes and modules for clinicians, healthcare professionals and aspiring academics that can be studied for continuing professional development.

Find out further information and how to apply by visiting the Faculty of Medical Science's Online Learning website

The Faculty also offer Short Online Courses, which are bitesize topics of 30 minutes to two hours learning, with new courses being added every few months. For more information, or to try a free taster course, please visit our Short Online Courses website. 

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

The University also works with Futurelearn to deliver free online short courses on its social learning platform.