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Online and distance learning

Online and distance learning, or web-based education, can be a good option for those who want the flexibility of studying from anywhere in the world in an innovative educational experience. You don't need to be in Umeå to study at Umeå University.

How to apply for online and distance learning studies

Our distance learning courses and degree programmes have formal admission requirements (refer to the specific programme or course links for details). Students who wish to apply should apply online using the University Admissions in Sweden website (universityadmissions.se) during the open application periods.

Web-based
Applied Sports Coaching, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Sport Science
Web-based
Architecture and the City - Towards another future, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 25%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Architecture
Web-based
English, Metaphor and Metonymy: A Cognitive Semantics Perspective, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Linguistics English
Web-based
English, Nordic Noir as Global Literary Phenomenon, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: English Comparative Literature
Web-based
English, Research Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 25%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Languages English
Web-based
Environmental Humanities - Human places in environmental contexts, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Humanities History of Science and Ideas
Web-based
Forensic Linguistics: Language in the Judical Process, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Cognitive Science Linguistics
Web-based
French, Metaphor and Metonymy: A Cognitive Semantics Perspective, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: French Linguistics
Web-based
French, Nordic Noir as Global Literary Phenomenon, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: French Comparative Literature
Web-based
Gendered Violence, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 100%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Gender Studies Gender Studies
Web-based
German, Nordic Noir as Global Literary Phenomenon, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: German Comparative Literature
Web-based
Historical perspectives on democracy, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: History
Web-based
Infectious Disease Epidemiology and One Health Response, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 100%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Biology Biomedicine Public Health Medicine Biomedical Laboratory Science
Web-based
International Economic History, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Social Science and Behavioural Science Economic History
Web-based
International Economic History (level 4), 15 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 100%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Economic History Peace and Development Studies International Business Management
Web-based
Internationalisation and Social Work, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Social Work and Welfare
Web-based
Language and cognition, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Cognitive Science Linguistics
Web-based
Linguistics: Metaphor and Metonymy: A Cognitive Semantics Perspective, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Linguistics Cognitive Science
Web-based
Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence: Foundations, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Philosophy and Logic
Web-based
Programming in statistics, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Also available online
Subject: Statistics Computer Science and Engineering