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Distance learning - A method of gaining professional and academic qualifications without having to attend a college  or university on a full time basis. PsychNet-UK would like to offer the following advice to any student considering studying through a distance learning college, institute or university.

Please ensure that any degree granted by the organisation is recognized or accredited if you wish to continue to study for clinical practice .......

and that it will be accepted by other academic institutions or prospective employers.

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Online study can be incorporated into an existing routine and can be completed at the students pace.
An example of these types of programs can be found at

General Information on Distance Degrees 
  Academic Earth - Academic Earth believes everyone deserves access to a world-class education, which is why we continue to offer a comprehensive collection of free online courses from the world's top universities. And now, we take learning outside the classroom with our original series of thought-provoking videos, designed to spark your intellectual curiosity and start a conversation. Watch, learn, share, debate. After all, only through questioning the world around us, can we come to better understand it. These courses tend to be at American Universities.
General Information on Distance Degrees  Accredited Learning University Degrees -Find every college offering distance education degree programs in seconds. Accredited Bachelor's, Master's, MBA, and PhDs available via distance learning. - Is a comprehensive college directory with many resources useful to prospective students and parents interested in advancing their education. A school’s accreditation status should play a large role in choosing which school to attend and with, we provide the tools to make this research easier than ever. This site enables individuals to search for an institution by a number of criteria including location, subject, size, and graduation rates. The only covers USA Educational Institutions.
  Arkansas State University's Online Program Portal. - A top producer of K-12 teachers and administrators in Arkansas, Arkansas State University-Jonesboro (A-State) provides state-of-the-art innovation and educational excellence. Founded in 1909 as an agricultural school, A-State understands the need for ongoing educational growth and strives to meet the needs of tomorrow’'s students today. The university provides nationally recognized and accredited educational degrees in curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, special education and educational theory and practice degrees.
  Australian Correspondence Schools - Our Psychology site has been upgraded. We are now offering new 100 hour distance education courses in both "Biopsychology" and in "Marketing Psychology" We now offer certificates and associate diplomas in psychology which are internationally accredited through the International Accreditation & recognition Council
  Brentwood - Online Courses UK from Brentwood Open Learning College - We offer easy, affordable and convenient access to world-class education. Our open college courses are ideal for those looking to kick-start or advance their careers. Discover something new, explore your interests or refresh existing qualifications.
  British Association for Open Learning - Exists to promote quality in open, flexible, and distance forms of learning.
  Council for Higher Education Accreditation - Nonprofit group of colleges and universities. Site lists most recognized accrediting agencies
  Distance Education Clearing House - The Distance Education Clearinghouse was launched on the web in 1995. We first appeared as an electronic bulletin board in the 1980s. - Is committed to helping you find the local campus or online degree program that fits your needs. We provide an extensive directory of both campus and online colleges offering degrees, certificates and training. Our ultimate goal is to provide you with easy access to information on the online degree and/or on-campus certificate programs that interest you most. Browse online education options and study from home or search for your favorite campus. We provide access to hundreds of the nation's (USA) top continuing degree colleges and institutions.
  Globewide Network Academy - Distance learning course database
  Distance Learning Degrees - You now have a huge variety of accredited distance learning degrees - Open Colleges is Australia's leader in open learning. We offer over 130 flexible online and distance education courses that allow you to fit study around your lifestyle. Our accredited courses are designed in consultation with industry and are nationally recognised. We support you at every step of the way to ensure you achieve your goals. Start your journey towards a rewarding and successful future today!
  Masters Degree Online - Student Information Website - For Social Science Degrees.
  Online College Courses - Over 500 courses from the world's leading universities - right at your fingertips. This is a free and comprehensive resource that is a collection of open college course that spans videos, audio lectures, and notes given by professors at Harvard, Princeton and MIT. We offer highly relevant courses such as iPhone Application Development from Stanford and Cyber Humor from Oxford. This is something I believe would be a wonderful resource for those looking to explore additional educational topics and to see what college level course has to offer.
  Quality Online Education Programs Offered at CSUSM Extended Learning . CSUSM Extended Learning offers quality online education programs for both students and professionals. USA.
  The Complete Online Guide to Sociology Degrees - Degree in Socioology - Sociology is part scientific research, part humanities, and part storytelling. It involves research, often quantitative in nature, but also relies heavily on qualitative research and thick written descriptions of behavioral phenomena. Broadly speaking, sociologists study culture, and their research can cover business, economics, psychology, medicine, and myriad other topics.
  UK Distance Learning Websites - From Splutt
  UK Student Life - Find a distance learning course in the UK
Universities / Colleges
Universities / Colleges - As a busy Doctor thinking of taking the MRCP or MRCPCH examination, you will need expert guidance from experienced tutors, and a range of up-to-date, clear and concise text material to give you the best chance of success. A remedy is at hand. 123Doc is the first company to offer "one-stop service" to prepare for your medical exams.
. Columbia Southern University - Offers distance learning programs for professionals seeking degrees in criminal justice, computers, human resources, and other areas
  Commonwealth Open University - Provides adult continuing education. It was developed to meet the needs of adults by offering non-resident degree and other programs on an international basis.
  Distance Learning Centre - Is one of the leading and longest established suppliers of distance learning courses in the UK and, with our popular combination of supported open learning and innovative course materials, students are guaranteed an exceptional learning experience.
. Georgia Tech- Professional development training, distance learning, and masters degree via video
  ICS - Studying for a degree from home with ICS gives you more flexibility and provides a great alternative to traditional campus based study. Our distance learning degrees are in association with the University of East London, Anglia Ruskin University and Edinburgh Napier University and cover a wide range of subjects including Law, Education Studies, Business and History. See our full range of home study degrees below and fulfil your potential!
  Massey University - New Zealand - Open University
  Masters in Counseling Information Guide - If you are a good listener and communicator, and enjoy being a support system for others, counseling might be a good career option. Counseling programs offers a variety of specializations such as art therapy, clinical counseling, genetic counseling, ministry, treatment and recovery, school counseling, wilderness therapy, and many others. With several career options to choose from, a future in this field is both promising and rewarding.
  Northern Illinois University- Outreach programs, conference services, distance education, registration services, and evaluation services.
  Open College - We are totally committed to providing you with the very best educational distance learning therapy related courses in the UK. Each correspondence course is constructed in a way that offers you an enjoyable and stimulating rapid learning self growth enhancing experience
  Open University - United Kingdom Degrees in most subjects entirely by distance learning.
. Simon Fraser University - Includes extension credit, distance education, community and professional programs, conference listings, free public events and conference/event services
  Skidmore College - Is the adult external degree program offering Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degrees.
  University Colorado at Boulder - Distance learning via correspondence and online courses; self-paced, register anytime.
  University of London External Programme - Undergraduate/postgraduate qualifications without coming to London through the External Programme. Open/distance learning and independent study: home or college.
  University of Derby - Online study: online degrees and distance learning courses
  University of London - Internationally recognised Diploma, Bachelors and Masters courses, available wherever you are in the world by distance learning & flexible study
  University of South Africa - Undergraduate and postgraduate Distance Degrees
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