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University of Roehampton Online Launches First Online Masters Degree Programmes in Partnership with Laureate Online Education B.V.

Internationally orientated MBA, Project Management and Information Systems Management programmes attract more than 100 students from 40 countries.

The University of Roehampton, London has launched its first online masters degree programmes, with an international class of more than 100 working adult students from 40 countries. The online programmes, offered in partnership with global education provider Laureate Online Education B.V., include a Master of Business Administration, MSc in Project Management and MSc in Information Systems Management.

By choosing to study with Roehampton, students benefit from learning in a highly engaging and interactive online environment. Designed specifically for adult learners studying with Roehampton Online, the interactive learning environment brings the chat, group and networking features of social media sites into an academic setting, enabling rich dialogue with faculty, the student support network and fellow peers. Interactive media content from industry experts supports faculty instruction, and provides a practical first-hand insight into classroom theory. Each 12-week module contains a programme dashboard and completion bar, so students can visualise their progress as they learn. To see what the interactive learning environment looks like, click on the attached PDF document.

“I want to thank everyone who has collaborated to make the programme launch so successful,” said Norman Bloomberg, Divisional Vice President for Laureate Online Education Global Enrolment & Business Development. “The collaborative partnership between Laureate and the University of Roehampton, London, is already providing working adult students with the opportunity to pursue quality higher education that can help them achieve their career goals from wherever they are in the world.”

“I am thrilled to welcome our first intake of online students at Roehampton. It has already proven to be popular which means that in the future a great many students around the world will be able to study for a Roehampton degree using the latest technology and online pedagogy,” said Professor Paul O’Prey, vice-chancellor of the University of Roehampton.

The University of Roehampton, London Online is currently accepting applications for its next start date on January 24.

About Laureate Online Education B.V.:
Laureate Online Education B.V., is a subsidiary of Laureate Education, Inc., a private company that provides undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs to traditional and adult students worldwide. Laureate Education, Inc., provides its higher education programs through Laureate International Universities, a global network of more than 60 accredited campus-based and online universities serving more than 740,000 students in 29 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Laureate Online Education B.V. is the exclusive global education partner in delivering online education for the University of Liverpool, Glion Institute of Higher Education and University of Roehampton, London. For more information about Laureate Education, Inc., and the Laureate International Universities network, visit
www.laureate.net.

About the University of Roehampton, London:
The University of Roehampton, London, provides a high-quality learning experience in a friendly and supportive environment. The Roehampton ethos sees higher education as an important driver of both personal growth and social change. Roehampton has a proud and distinguished history dating back to the 1840s. Its Colleges were also among the first colleges of higher education in the UK to admit women. That tradition of commitment to equality continues to be part of the ethos of Roehampton, which has one of the most diverse communities of students in the UK. Today the University has a broad range of expertise across business, the arts and humanities, social sciences and human and life sciences, at the same time as maintaining its historic strength in education. In an era of globalisation, studying in a community that consists of more than 130 different nationalities prepares graduates to do business with people from around the world. And because Roehampton students are taught directly by academics with national and international reputations for their research, they learn in an environment that is rich in creativity and new ideas. For information about the University of Roehampton campus, visit
www.roehampton.ac.uk.