Distance learning courses


Advance your career from any location with an internet connection. Our postgraduate distance learning courses give you access to internationally renowned academics and innovative learning materials.

World-class lecturers brought to you: learn from internationally renowned academics and use innovative learning materials. Resources could include: specially commissioned learning materials, books, journals and multimedia resources.

Flexible study: study anywhere in the world, and at a time that suits you.

Learn while working: advance your career while you work.

Join an international community: stay in regular contact with tutors and other students from all over the world through email, forums and discussions.

Distance learning postgraduate courses at Sheffield

Dental health

Dental Public Health (MDPH)


Applied Professional Studies in Education (part-time) - MA

Education, Teaching and Learning - MA (online) (School of Education website)

Early Childhood Education - MA (UK)

Education, International Postgraduate Certificate in (iPGCE)

English studies

English Studies - MA (online)

Health and medicine, health technology

Acquired Communication Disorders - MSc/Diploma/Certificate (part-time by distance learning)

Advanced Emergency Care - MSc/Diploma/Certificate

Advanced Nursing Studies - Cert/Dip/MMedSci

Cost-effectiveness Modelling for Health Technology Assessment - PGCert

Health Informatics - MSc

International Health Management and Leadership (Distance Learning) - MSc/Diploma/Certificate

International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement - MSc/Diploma/Certificate

Public Health - MPH/Diploma/Certificate

Statistics with Medical Applications - MSc

Vision and Strabismus - MMedSci/Diploma/Certificate

Library and information management

Health Informatics - MSc

Library and Information Services Management - MA


Statistics - MSc

Statistics with Financial Mathematics - MSc

Statistics with Medical Applications - MSc


Music Psychology in Education - MA/Postgraduate Certificate

Psychology for Musicians - MA/Postgraduate Certificate 

Traditional Music of the British Isle - MA

World Music Studies - MA


Advanced Nursing Studies - Cert/Dip/MMedSci


Vision and Strabismus - MMedSci/Diploma/PG Cert

Speech science and communication

Acquired Communication Disorders MSc/Cert/Diploma - MSc

Language and Communication Impairment in Children - MSc/Diploma/Certificate

Speech Difficulties - MSc/Diploma/Certificate