Essex Teams with Kaplan for Online Program
- By Michelle Rutledge
University of Essex, located in England, has teamed up with Kaplan, a provider of education and training solutions, to launch an online higher education program called Kaplan Open Learning. Students in the program can take courses and receive their degree using the online venue.
Said Ivor Crewe, vice-chancellor of the University of Essex, "The online Foundation degrees that we shall be offering are a major step forward in making excellent university courses available to those who have the ability and ambition but for reasons of work and family cannot attend university in the conventional way."
The four courses of study in the initial curriculum will include:
- Business and management;
- Marketing and sales management; and
- Internet Marketing.
The University of Essex, located in Colchester, England, has 7,553 graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled on its main campus. Read More: