Frequently Asked Questions about Distance Study
1. How do I know if online education is right for me?
Most of the students who prefer online education is mainly because they are not able to attend physical classes. This can be due to various reasons like they are employed and still want to develop new skills. Such kind of students then have to be focused, have time management skills, be self-motivated and must have an individual studying style. This means that if you do not have any of these traits then distance study may not be right for you.
2. What support will I get from Uniserv Distance Study?
Uniserv Distance Study has a team of dedicated staff who will walk with you in every step from career counseling, to choosing the best university, to meeting university requirements and making an application and linking you to your fellow students.
3. How long will it take to complete an online course?
This varies from the length of your program, your availability, your course workload and your other commitments. Depending on which program you will be studying and how you choose your study schedule some programs can be as short as six months to as long as 2-4 years.
4. How does an online learning environment look like?
This mainly depends on which program you are taking since some programs allow synchronous communication where both the students and their professor meet at the same time and some programs allow asynchronous where the professor records the lesson and the students can access the lesson at their convenient time. Some professors have scheduled time where they can chat or have group discussions with the rest of the students. In an online environment you will be provided with the materials which you need online, i.e. You will even have access to the library
5. How do I know an online program is credible?
At Uniserv Distance Study we work with globally recognized universities that offer globally accredited and recognized courses. We are here to help you identify the best university to pursue your course. The program will be a credible and you will have the same qualification like somebody who attended the physical class.
6. How much time should I spend each day learning?
This depends on which course you are pursuing some courses need more time than others. How you manage your time also suggests how much time you will spend on your studies. Sometimes the professor schedules group discussions, classes and tests which you must plan for them.
7. What device should you use?
Preferably a laptop is advised when you are pursuing an online education since it’s easier to use. But one is not limited to it since iPad, tablets and smartphones can also be used. Internet connection is also a viral tool in pursuing online education.
8. How do I apply for online programs?
Here at Uniserv Distance Study we have a dedicated team of experts who are ready to help you choose the best university for the program you want to pursue and even help you with the application process.
9. Which universities are available for online university?
Uniserv Distance Study partners with the top global universities which offer distance study. We are ready to advice you on which university would best fit your needs. Some of Universities we partner with include University of Leeds, Deakin University and many more.
10. What courses are not available for Distance Study?
Some courses like Medicine cannot be pursued online. At Uniserv Distance Study we have a team of experts who will guide you on the appropriate courses to pursue online and which may not be accessible online.
11. Do I need a visa?
The answer is No, since you are not required to visit your university physically. This saves you money that could have been used in the visa and traveling process.