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Postgraduate Distance Learning

OCA’s Postgraduate Distance Learning

The Open College of Arts offers online distance education MA degrees in the creative arts field. These online courses are a fantastic way to take your creative specialism to the next level with enhanced skills and broadened knowledge of your chosen subject.

Postgraduate distance learning is ideal for students looking to balance their studies with their personal life – whether it’s their career, parental or caring responsibilities, or they just want to study a MA at their own pace. Our online distance education MA programmes are two-year, part time courses – delivered using e-learning tools, online seminars, and one-to-one video calls with tutors.

Find out more about our distance education online MA degrees below.

MA Fine Art

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MA Graphic Design

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Studying an online distance education MA with OCA

We’re committed to offering postgraduate distance learning opportunities to as many students as possible – this includes people who don’t come from an academic background but have experience working in the creative industry. This is why our MA application process is based on a points criteria and portfolio. But as the degrees are online distance education MA courses, IT skills are essential.

When studying you’ll have access to support and resources throughout your degree, including mental health and wellbeing support and online library access. We’re also really interested in your creative career and want to help support you in taking the next steps after your course.

Not ready for a postgraduate distance learning degree course just yet? We have a wide range of foundation and undergraduate degree courses in the creative arts available.

Distance Learning with OCA

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