How old are the other students?
Some are recent graduates from university, although
others may have graduated ten or twenty years earlier.
The average age in 2016/2018 was around 30-40, with the
youngest aged 23 and the oldest aged 62.
What happens on the course?
Teaching consists of lecture sessions, small group
tutorial sessions, and personal study and research
assignments - all of which take place online. Go to this
page for a fully detailed syllabus.
What hours will I have to work?
Every student is different. The online course probably
will take up between 6 and 10 hours of your time each
week - although this an average, rather than a maximum.
You may take a break between modules, so long as all
four modules are completed within two years of your
How do students fund their courses?
The majority of our students fund this course from their
own resources - some have been working full-time, some
are supported by their bank manager, and others are
supported by their parents, or are working part-time
while doing a part-time course.
Can you get me a job when I have finished?
We can't 'get' you a job, but we can advise you and
suggest where to apply and what kind of job is likely to
be suitable. Your personal tutor will work with you to
build a suitable portfolio, and you will receive the
benefit of years of knowledge and professional contacts.
The school is constantly approached by organisations
looking for newly trained job applicants - at any time,
the jobs board may have a list of twenty or thirty
companies looking for people like you.
The track record of our students in the jobs market is
very good - and very often former students are able to
help with openings within the organisations where they
Do overseas students pay more than English
No. All students are taught exactly the same, so they are
charged exactly the same, regardless of nationality.