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Business & Management Courses

RDI partner with several UK universities to offer distance learning business management degrees and diplomas that you can study at your own pace for an internationally recognised qualification.

A business and management degree can be essential to help you in your future career, as it provides you with the in-depth knowledge and also the skills that are key when starting a business or management role.

If you’re planning to study for a distance learning business and management degree with RDI, you will need to ensure that you fulfil certain basic requirements and are able to commit the required time to study.

Frequently Asked Questions about Management Degrees

What are the entry requirements for a distance learning business and management degree?

In general, to study a degree through RDI you must possess either 2 A-levels or an Access to Higher Education qualification. Although, candidates without any formal qualifications may be considered on their own merits and we encourage you to submit an application.

Am I eligible for funding to study business and management online?

If you meet three broad eligibility criteria, you will be able to apply for funding for your undergraduate course.

  1. You are UK and EU resident, living in England or Wales
  2. You are studying a full three-year honours degree or final year top-up or BTEC Level 5 HND
  3. You are studying this qualification for the first time

How long will the business and management degree take to complete?

Most courses are expected to be completed within 4.5 years. However, our online distance learning students have flexibility in setting their own pace of study, which means that the course can be completed in a minimum period of 3 years

How does distance learning work for business and management?

Studying around 12 – 15 hours a week in your own time, you will acquire knowledge, understanding and a range of practical skills relating to key business disciplines which are applicable to a range of commercial and non-commercial sectors, and in a variety of geographical and cultural settings. You will also develop a range of transferrable skills that will aid you as you pursue a business career or further relevant study

What support can I expect from my university?

We know that studying online can be a big unknown, so we want to make sure you are confident in this modern alternative to on-campus study.

We provide you with an interactive online platform where you can access all your course materials and interact with other students. You also have a specialist tutor allocated for each module. They bring the materials to life, encourage lively debate and discussion around the subject and also provide feedback on your work. There’s also our UK based Student Support team available by phone and email to help with technical and pastoral questions, like how to hand in your assignment, when assignments are due, what to do if you need to take a study break.

Which universities offer business and management degrees with distance learning?

RDI offer several degrees in Business and Management, with partners including Anglia Ruskin University, the University of Sunderland and the University of Bradford.