Enrol in a UPOnline Programme
UP is one of the top 500 World Ranking Universities with more than a 100 years of teaching and learning experience. In line with its future focussed approach, the University is now offering a growing number of part-time, fully online postgraduate programmes, in order to make its quality education accessible to a wider student audience. UPOnline students can look forward to the freedoms of online education. No need to travel to campus or pay for accommodation. You can remain with your current employer, in fact become more employable, and still enjoy a healthy family life. Our online modules allow you to study anytime, anywhere and on any device with the support and motivation of call centre staff and online facilitators. UPOnline offers a unique programme structure where you can enrol 6 times a year. Only focus on one, 8 or 16 week module at a time and pay as you work your way through the modules. Wherever you are, your postgraduate learning journey is only a few clicks away.
Visit our Online Programmes tab to view all of our 100% online programmes currently on offer Studying online has a number of advantages, you don’t need to travel to lectures, all learning and assignments are completed online, giving you the flexibility to study when it best suits your schedule.
Though online study you can better balance work, studies, and other responsibilities you have. Once enrolled, as long as you have a stable internet connection you will be able to access your modules at any time via your digital device. The thought of studying online can sometimes seem lonely, however, our online programmes are designed to be a highly interactive learning environment. You will be able to share your perspective and engage in topical discussions with other students. We have also designed the content in such a way that you will be able to engage with lecturers and know that you will always be able to call on them for any support.
With six start dates a year, our online programmes give you the opportunity to start the course at a time in the year that is convenient for you which differs from traditional academic years that primarily offer only two semesters or enrolment periods per year.
Is it fully online?
Yes, all you require is stable internet connection to acesss the modles using a digital device.
What are the advantages of studying online?
Flexibility to study as and when it suits you, no need to travel to lectures and being able to complete all your learning activities and assignments online. You will be able to balance your work, studies and other responsibilities.
UP Learner Management System (Blackboard)
The University of Pretoria (UP) makes use of Blackboard branded as ClickUP, which is an online system that is a workspace for students, providing information and the connections you need.
ClickUP contains study material as well as a simple, convenient, and reliable web conferencing and virtual classroom solutions specifically built for education and training.
ClickUP is accessible via a web browser on any computer, mobile device or tablet, and has a useful student guide.
ClickUP Help: https://eduvation.up.ac.za/
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