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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
Applying Cognitive Linguistics to Second Language Teaching and Learning, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: English French Russian Linguistics German
Web-based
Filter Design, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Electronics
Web-based
Forensic Linguistics: Linguistic Evidence and the Law, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: English French Cognitive Science Spanish Linguistics German Nordic Languages
Web-based
International Economic History, 15 credits
  • Level Course, Bachelor's level
  • Study time 100%
  • 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, brain and cognition, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Linguistics Speech and Language Pathology Cognitive Science
Web-based
Nordic Noir as Global Literary Phenomenon, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: English French Spanish German Italian
Web-based
Understanding food habits: a sociological perspective, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 25%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: Food, Nutrition and Home Economic Studies
Web-based
Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe, 7.5 credits
  • Level Course, Master’s level
  • Study time 50%
  • Study form Web-based (online)
Subject: History