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    In the World of Distance Education - the Open University of Hong Kong Offers Part Time Degree for Greater Flexibility

    The OUHK offer part-time degree programmes via distance education. Students can study anytime, anywhere with high quality course materials, receive supports from tutors to succeed in their studies.

    With the advanced development of communication and information technology, learning and teaching are reaching a new era of easy and instant transmission of data. Distance education has become a new trend of modern learners to pursue further studies in the form of part time degree programmes. It is a convenient mode of learning that breaks the limitations of time and space, allowing learners to be involved in classes anywhere, anytime. As in Hong Kong, the demand for talents has been rising across different profession. Positions in public health, finance, education, creative industry and others need to be filled up with passionate young new blood so as to maintain efficiency and excellence. That is why, easy access to education would be considered as substantial help on manpower training.

    Since its establishment in 1989, the Open University of Hong Kong has been focusing on distance learning as a means of higher education. It aims to provide open and flexible education to all and has been grown to a leader of such educational programmes in Hong Kong. Today, it is the largest self-financing university in Hong Kong, offering a wide range of full time and part time degree courses for passionate learners.

    So what are the benefits and strength of the distance learning of the university?

    With distance learning opportunities, students who are studying in the part time degree programme have countless possibilities of learning and interactions. This model is highly suitable for mature students who are currently employed or students who do not wish to have a fixed schedule of regular lessons. The highly mature distance learning online portal allows part time degree students to check their progress and interact with their fellow learners through an open sharing platform that encourages the flow of ideas. Lecturers and other teaching staff can then access and understand students’ progress from the online platform, fostering communication between students and their teachers. Distance learning is in fact the new and upcoming way of education where people from different area can join a lesson and pursue knowledge in their own pace.

    The part time degree (distance learning) programmes offered by the Open University of Hong Kong is with multi-facets. These include different level of education from sub-degree, undergraduate degree to postgraduate degree. The university does not have specific academic entry requirements for most of its part time first degree (distance learning) programmes. Admission is open to anyone in Hong Kong over the age of 17. Yet, some programmes such as education and nursing are opened to those who are holding certain qualifications only. General applicants can choose between realms like Business Administration, Corporate Governance, Professional Accounting, Studies for Language Teaching, Science, Engineering and many more. Openings for application will be updated from time to time online.

    Once admitted, students of the part time degree programmes will be provided with quality learning materials written by experts of the area. Interactive materials and chances will also be provided despite difference in learners’ location. Regular tutorials on evenings or weekends could help to enhance students’ understanding of the subject and serve as a valuable chance to exchange ideas and ignite inspiration. Details of individual course content can be found on the website of the Open University of Hong Kong. For interested individuals, seize the chance and participate in the virtual classes of distance learning. Enhance your overall performance and competitiveness with the accredited part time degree of the Open University of Hong Kong.

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