Distance Learning

If you haven’t been offered a place at university or you didn’t get the grades, don’t panic; study courses at SBC, leading to degree final stage in the University.
Distance Learning is 100% online, 100% coursework & 100% self-study.
Assessment is through practical assignments (one assignment per subject), with no exams - to more accurately reflect the real working environment.
Support: (1) the instructor/tutor will support you in a proactive way over the email, skype or telephone (2) the tutor will provide written feedback to students on draft work before final submission and 3) the online moodle platform is equipped with all the resources and guidelines needed to complete the course.

Easy Payment Plan, No Loan/Debt ..... Self-study Anytime-Anywhere 10 Hrs/Week ..... All Resources Online & Instructor Support

Distance Learning

It means you can study a course from home, from work or even while you’re on the move. Distance learning courses are delivered entirely by computer and over the internet using the Moodle platform, offering you flexibility in your distance learning - no matter what your requirements are or where you are in the world.

Students will be given access to guidelines & resources via moodle platform (virtual learning environment) and can study at any time that is convenient for them. The tutor will provide written feedback to students on draft work before final submission. Students will be encouraged to participate in chat groups to support each other and the Moodle platform will facilitate this remotely.

Key benefits of distance learning are:
1) receive the same qualification certificates as on-campus students and certificates do not have the mode of study on them
2) study the same on-campus courses with course materials made available online via the moodle platform
3) have a similar work to on-campus students
4) have access to instructor support and tutor support
5) can study from anywhere in the world

Distance Learning - Process

Distance Learning - Courses & Fees

Short Courses
(level 2, 3 & others)
Credit Value Duration (Months) Course Fees Awarding Body Fees
IELTS Preparation N/A 1 £99 A/A
PTE Academic Preparation N/A 1 £99 A/A
Single Subject Study A/A 1-3 £250 A/A
CPD Mini-MBA 30 3-6 £600 £250
CPD Level 2 Diploma in Business 80 6-9 £750 £150
CPD Level 3 Diploma in Business 80 6-9 £750 £150
EBMA Level 2 Diploma in Business and Management 40 6-9 £750 £175
Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship 60 6-9 £1000 £200
Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care 60 6-9 £1000 £200
Undergraduate Courses
(level 4, 5 & 6)
Credit Value Duration (Months) Course Fees Awarding Body Fees
Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Business 120 12 £1600 £250
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Accounting & Finance) 240 24 £3200 £325
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Business Mgt) 240 24 £3200 £325
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Human Resource Mgt) 240 24 £3200 £325
Pearson BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Business (Marketing) 240 24 £3200 £325
EBMA Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Business Administration 240 12-24 £2400 £400
Qualifi Level 4 Certificate in Business Management 120 6-12 £1400 £300
Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Business Management 120 6-12 £1400 £300
Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Business Administration 120 6-12 £1450 £325
EBMA Level 4 Diploma in Health & Social Care Management 120 6-12 £1200 £170
EBMA Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Health & Social Care Management 120 6-12 £1200 £170
EBMA Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Health & Social Care Management 120 6-12 £1250 £170
CPD Level 4 Diploma in Human Resource Management 120 6-12 £1200 £200
CPD Level 5 Advanced in Human Resource Management 120 6-12 £1200 £200
CPD Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management 120 6-12 £1250 £250
CPD Level 4 Diploma in Marketing Management 120 6-12 £1200 £200
CPD Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Marketing Management 120 6-12 £1200 £200
CPD Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management 120 6-12 £1250 £250
CPD Level 6 Graduate Certificate in Project Management 15 3 £400 £250
Postgraduate Courses
(level 7)
Credit Value Duration (Months) Course Fees Awarding Body Fees
Pearson BTEC Level 7 Certificate Strategic Management and Leadership 20 3 £500 £100
Pearson BTEC Level 7 Diploma Strategic Management and Leadership 60 6-9 £1400 £200
Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma Strategic Management and Leadership 120 12-15 £2100 £225
Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management 120 6-12 £1600 £325
UCN&UA MBA Top-Up 60 3-6 £3950 Included
EBMA Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration 135 6-12 £1575 £325
UCN&UA MBA Health & Social Care Management Top-Up 60 3-6 £3950 Included
EBMA Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Health & Social Care Management 135 6-12 £1575 £275
CPD Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management 60 6-9 £1000 £250
CPD Level 7 Postgraduate Extended Diploma in Human Resource Management 120 6-12 £1500 £250
CPD Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing Management 60 6-9 £1000 £250
CPD Level 7 Postgraduate Extended Diploma in Marketing Management 120 6-12 £1500 £250

England Higher Education Qualification Framework

Distance Learning - Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Assignment?
An assignment is a written work given to students. Students are required to submit each assignment for each subject. The assignment writing process includes planning, reading, drafting, revising, editing, proofreading and presenting. more info

I haven’t studied for some time, will I be able to manage?
The course materials have been designed to help students improve their skills as well as their knowledge. You are not expected to be an expert in your chosen field of study but you are expected to apply yourself to your reading, note taking and assignments. The most important requirements are motivation and commitment as well as a willingness to learn new skills. Once you become a student, you will be able to find information about the study support available on Moodle (our virtual learning environment).

How many hours a week will I need to study?
The amount of time needed does vary from student to student and from course to course, but as a very rough guide we recommend that you will need to set aside about 10 hours per week for each subject.

Do I need to have internet access?
It is vital you have regular internet access throughout your course as this will help you to benefit from the resources available at Moodle. The College's Virtual Learning Environment, Moodle, will be available to you at any time, from anywhere.

Will my qualification be different than if I had attended a course on campus?
There is no difference between the qualification you receive on a Distance Learning course and the equivalent qualification which you might study for on campus.

Will my certificate have 'distance learning' on it?
No, certificates do not have the mode of study on them. The certificate that you receive will be exactly the same as those received by our campus-based students.

If I need extra support from time to time, how can I get extra support?
Distance learning course is a self-study course with resources available on moodle platform. The student is provided with instructor and tutor support, and assignment feedback from the tutor. If the student requires extra support they can take advantage of extra support (dedicated one to one tutor) which are available on request at mutually agreed times to talk through and discuss specific issues. Extra support is available at an extra cost of £20 per hour.

I don't hold a current passport, what other documents that are accepted?
The Passport is a very effective identity document, other documents that are accepted are Photographic National Identity Card and/or Photographic Drivers Licence (with full name, date of birth, photograph and nationality)

If I have further questions, who do I contact?
We understand that choosing to study a distance learning programme is an important decision and we would like to be able to provide you with as much information as we can to assist you. Please contact us via email at admission@severnbusinesscollege.com for further information.

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