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Whether your goal is career development, professional development or learning something new, RDI’s distance learning can help you attain your UK university degree whilst you work full-time.
As the world’s leading provider of distance learning from UK universities, RDI offers financial flexibility to help you maintain your lifestyle and study freedom to help you study at ease. With RDI distance learning, thousands of students achieve their goals every year.
With over 11,000 new students every year, RDI provides a variety of high class HND, undergraduate and MBA degrees at affordable prices by partnering with a range of universities including
- Bradford University School of Management
- University of Sunderland and
- Anglia Ruskin University
RDI offer students a choice of over 50 qualifications through 4 faculties: Business and Management, Finance and Law, Computing and Media, and Health and Psychology.
Students who choose RDI benefit from choice and financial flexibility without missing out on the networking opportunities with other like-minded students and tutors that will help you enhance your lifestyle.
Latest from RDI ! - Applications for online degrees up 59%
5th March 2013, 13:14
Online learning provider RDI has announced a 59% increase in applications for undergraduate degrees. The figures are based on RDI’s January intake and represent a year on year comparison. Total applications for all online courses - including degrees, diplomas, masters and MBAs – were up over 40%. But it is the surge in undergraduate degree applications that is most notable – particularly when compared to UCAS figures which showed applications for traditional...
The true cost of a university degree today
17th January 2013, 12:17
Recent studies conducted by The Independent on Sunday reveal that the true cost of a university degree studied with a traditional education provider will be up to £100,000 for today’s students because of the interest charges, and several other fees. In contrast, RDI, the online distance learning specialists offer a wide range of accredited degrees, masters and MBAs in partnership with UK universities, at less than a third of the cost of traditional UK universities...
Education innovation turning Christmas gifts into qualifications
2nd January 2013, 10:51
As thousands begin to enjoy their new tablets, Kindles and smartphones, a leading distance learning provider is helping people put their Christmas gifts to good use. In response to the rise in popularity of mobile computing, predicted to overtake desktop computing by 2014*, RDI has optimised its UK university degree courses for mobile devices, enabling students to hop from PC to tablet, mobile phone or Kindle throughout their day. As most distance learners are in part or...
UK university applications going down, RDI applications going up
30th November 2012, 10:01
The number of applications to study in UK universities has fallen by 8% compared to 2011, and is the lowest for at least six years, as more and more students are put off by the high tuition fees. Despite the general decrease in UK university applications, RDI, the online distance learning specialists have seen application figures going up by 38% compared with the same point last year. The growth is attributed to a number of reasons: · Affordable tuition...
Begin the path to your degree before Christmas
21st November 2012, 12:36
Whether you have not shaped your professional path yet or you need a qualification to advance your career, applying to begin your Higher National Diploma before Christmas means you can get ahead of those students waiting to begin their degrees next autumn. How to secure your place onto an HND A Higher National Diploma (HND) is a highly recognised qualification, equivalent to the first two years of university that will help you gain an understanding of key concepts and...
Distance learners access student funding for the first time
19th November 2012, 09:51
Tuition loan change a ‘watershed’ for distance learners Students who want to study for their degree online are able to get tuition fee loans for the first time, thanks to changes to student funding. This autumn’s intake of distance learners are the first to benefit from the changes. They will be able to secure upfront tuition fee loans to cover the cost of their degree course, only repaying the cost of their learning when they have completed their studies...
RDI announce Free Degree competition winner!
30th October 2012, 11:21
Early this year RDI and notgoingtouni.co.uk joined forces to offer one lucky student the opportunity to study their university degree for FREE by distance learning – saving a potential £27,000 in tuition fees compared to campus study. With Higher Education, and specifically the value of campus study, under a great deal of public scrutiny, it’s not surprising that there were an overwhelming number of applications for this unique prize. Following a rigorous...
Working twenty-somethings drive demand for online degrees
3rd October 2012, 10:00
Demand for online degrees with UK universities is up 38% on 2011 – and the average age of students has dropped significantly, from 30 to just 24. A key factor in the increase in popularity – reported by leading distance learning provider RDI – is the recent hike in tuition fees married with growing concerns over the economy, employment and debt. With traditional campus university tuition fees rising up to £27,000 for a three-year course, UK distance...
RDI is teaming up with NGTU to offer one lucky student a free degree!
17th September 2012, 10:58
RDI have teamed up with notgoingtouni to offer you the chance to study your degree by online distance learning for FREE - a potential saving of £27,000 compared to full-time study! RDI are the online distance learning experts, offering UK university accredited degrees through online study – so students can work whilst they study full-time, build their work experience and potentially graduate with ZERO student debt! But this is an opportunity for one person to enrol...
RDI is teaming up with NGTU to offer one lucky student a free degree!
29th August 2012, 10:25
RDI, the UK’s largest independent Higher Education provider, has over 20 years of experience in providing accredited UK qualifications to over 11,000 students throughout the world. These are delivered through online distance learning with world-class tutor support via its innovative ilearn platform. If you have never considered it before, we will have you know distance learning is between 30% and 60% more affordable than an on campus experience and you get to study...
Think Distance Learning – your modern route to HE
20th August 2012, 16:36
If you’re one of the many prospective students that have been put off by the UK university fee increase, RDI has an alternative that should grab your interest: distance learning. Distance learning is the route to gaining a UK university degree which takes away the need to give up your individual lifestyle. With over 20 years experience in higher education, 50,000 students and over 40 courses, RDI will help you achieve your career goals and you will get a university...
Create the future you want: beat the UK university fee increase with an online degree
26th July 2012, 15:01
With RDI, online education provides a valuable option to enhance your professional prospects at affordable fees. As you may have heard, universities across the UK are announcing an increase to their fees from September 2012. This, along with an increased competitiveness in the work field, might be a deterrent for many learners to start or further their studies. However, RDI make it affordable and give you flexibility to study alongside a full time career. Invest in your...