Why UC Online?

Ready to extend your learning, develop your professional skills, and explore something new with UC's online study options?

Online study has never been easier. With UC Online's flexible courses you can fit learning around your existing home, work, and life commitments.

Take the next step towards achieving your professional and personal goals with our range of short courses, micro-credentials and degree programmes. 

Explore your options and get learning!

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Learning with us

New to UC Online? That’s great, we’re excited to have you onboard!
Read on to learn more about what we offer, the benefits, how to enrol, and more.

What is UC Online?

UC Online is part of the University of Canterbury. We provide a range of exciting courses that we’ve developed using the latest online learning insights and technology.

Our courses are created and supported by UC’s innovative and inspiring teachers, with content drawn from our widely recognised research and academics.


Why study with UC Online?

We make it easy to extend your learning, develop professional skills, and gain knowledge in new areas.

Our flexible online courses fit seamlessly around your existing life commitments.

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What are the benefits of studying with UC Online?

  • Expand your professional knowledge and skill set
  • Sample an area you’ve always been interested in
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Study from anywhere
  • Try a new direction while in your current job 
  • Increase your knowledge and confidence
  • Understand the world around you in new ways