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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
Algorithms and Systems for Autonomous Vehicles, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Electronics
Web-based
Alternative Worlds in Anglophone Speculative Fiction, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: English Comparative Literature
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, Creating the Contemporary Literary Canon, 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
English: Lexical Knowledge, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 25%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: English Linguistics
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
Franska: Lexical Knowledge, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 25%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: French Linguistics
Web-based
French, Creating the Contemporary Literary Canon, 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, Creating the Contemporary Literary Canon, 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
History of Religion: Master Course, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Religious Studies
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
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: Lexical Knowledge, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 25%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Linguistics
Web-based
Magister course in philosophy, 30 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%; 100%
  • Study form Also available online
Subject: Philosophy and Logic