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Future-proof your career with our online undergraduate and postgraduate degrees

Benefit from world-class teaching and industry connections all while studying flexibly. We offer online undergraduate and master's degrees, and business-focused short courses, that will give you the expertise and confidence to make an impact in your chosen field.

Why study online?

Join over 100 years of innovation from anywhere in the world

Peerless connections, teaching excellence and a global creative community. Falmouth's online degrees and short courses offer you the chance to reach your next creative level.

Our online degrees focus on equipping you for your chosen career while enabling you to develop industry connections during studying. Our academic staff have a range of industry experience and know what it takes to make an impact in the creative world. It is the aim of all degrees to develop industry connections and international networks.

Take advantage of a flexible studying experience while having the opportunity to graduate with a degree-level qualification awarded by Falmouth University. Whether you're looking to change career or level-up in your profession, being able to work alongside studying, or allow for a study-life balance, can be the right choice for many students.

Explore how online study works

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Funding your online course

From Government loans to University bursaries, discover all the funding options available for online degrees.

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Stories from our online community

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Digital Learning Team winning an award

Award-winning Digital Learning team recognised for ethical use of learning technology

22 September 2022

Falmouth University’s Digital Learning team has won an Ethical EdTech Award 2022 for a framework a...

Award-winning Digital Learning team recognised for ethical use of learning technology
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MA Indie Game Development student Sarah Masters

Graduate spotlight: a new sense of self-confidence through indie game development

15 September 2022

Game developer Sarah Masters wants her work to make a positive difference in the world. Having recen...

Graduate spotlight: a new sense of self-confidence through indie game development
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Online Film & Television community enjoy Edinburgh International Film Festival

06 September 2022

Students on Falmouth’s online Film & Television MA course recently gathered at the Edinburgh Inter...

Online Film & Television community enjoy Edinburgh International Film Festival
MA UX Design graduate Jack Jenkins sitting in his home office
MA UX Design graduate Jack Jenkins

Graduate spotlight: a UX Designer with ambition in abundance

01 September 2022

MA User Experience Design (Online) graduate Jack Jenkins is always creating. With a CV full of impre...

Graduate spotlight: a UX Designer with ambition in abundance
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Online study myths debunked

Debunking the myths surrounding online study

22 August 2022

Here we debunk five common myths surrounding online study and explore how an online degree from Falm...

Debunking the myths surrounding online study
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Why is reflective practice important in education?

02 August 2022

Explore how reflective practice can help to enhance the professional development of teachers and edu...

Why is reflective practice important in education?
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What’s it like working for an agency?

28 July 2022

Tom Telford, President of Digital Marketing at Clarity, offers an insight into working for an agency...

What’s it like working for an agency?
MA Indie Game Development (Online) module leader Matty McGrory
Matty McGrory

An interview with: Matty McGrory – module leader, MA Indie Game Development (Online)

14 July 2022

Matty McGrory is a senior gameplay designer, lecturer and module leader on our online master’s deg...

An interview with: Matty McGrory – module leader, MA Indie Game Development (Online)
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Adult learning

What it’s like to return to learning as an adult

08 July 2022

MA Comedy Writing (Online) student Jade shares her experience of returning to academic study as an a...

What it’s like to return to learning as an adult
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Anna Calandra

Why I chose to study Comedy Writing online

04 July 2022

MA Comedy Writing (Online) graduand Anna Calandra talks about her experience studying on the course,...

Why I chose to study Comedy Writing online
MA Education course leader Esther Cummins
Esther Cummins

Challenging the status quo: in conversation with education lecturer Esther Cummins

23 June 2022

We spoke to Esther Cummins, course leader for Falmouth’s new online master’s degree in Education...

Challenging the status quo: in conversation with education lecturer Esther Cummins
BA Creative Writing (Online) students on the beach with Wyl Menmuir
BA Creative Writing (Online) students on the beach with Wyl Menmuir

Online Creative Writing community enjoy three days of inspirational in-person events

15 June 2022

Falmouth’s online BA(Hons) Creative Writing online community recently held Writers at Falmouth, an...

Online Creative Writing community enjoy three days of inspirational in-person events
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Blossom Chambers and her daughter Poppy

Fine Art student’s mum rediscovers her own creative spark through online study

01 June 2022

Blossom Chambers is a print designer and student on our BA Visual Communication (Online) course. Her...

Fine Art student’s mum rediscovers her own creative spark through online study
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The 6 key UX design principles to follow

16 May 2022

Here are 6 key UX design principles that should form the foundations of every new project

The 6 key UX design principles to follow
MA Sustainable Fashion (Online) Course Leader Tom Crisp
Tom Crisp

Changing fashion for the better: in conversation with lecturer Tom Crisp

11 May 2022

Tom Crisp is a menswear designer, trend analyst and fashion lecturer, and has just been appointed as...

Changing fashion for the better: in conversation with lecturer Tom Crisp
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Rosie Smith

The module leader banishing the buzzwords around creative storytelling in marketing

09 May 2022

Rosie Smith is an award-winning writer, journalist and copywriter, and leads the Creative Digital St...

The module leader banishing the buzzwords around creative storytelling in marketing
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Dr Sherezade García Rangel

Creative Writing course leader to speak on representations of Venezuela at Royal Geographical Society

05 May 2022

Award-winning podcaster, writer, senior lecturer and researcher Dr Sherezade García Rangel, course ...

Creative Writing course leader to speak on representations of Venezuela at Royal Geographical Society
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What is Visual Communication?

03 May 2022

Visual communication is all around us but how do we use it and why does it matter?

What is Visual Communication?
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User Experience Design face to face event

Online UX Design students revel in collaborative workshops with industry leaders

22 April 2022

Students on Falmouth's online master's course in user experience design recently met up in person fo...

Online UX Design students revel in collaborative workshops with industry leaders
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Hands typing on laptop with newspaper

How to live blog: 5 tips to get started

21 April 2022

A live blog is a great way to cover major news stories or events as they unfold - but how do you cre...

How to live blog: 5 tips to get started
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Dr Kit Chapman

Storytelling and science journalism: in conversation with Dr Kit Chapman

07 April 2022

Dr Kit Chapman shares how his award-winning science journalism practice and zeal for storytelling ar...

Storytelling and science journalism: in conversation with Dr Kit Chapman
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Abigail Edge

Journalism tutor invited to deliver talk at International Journalism Festival

30 March 2022

Award-winning journalist and features writer Abigail Edge, an online tutor on our MA Journalism (Onl...

Journalism tutor invited to deliver talk at International Journalism Festival
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Jade Gebbie, MA Comedy Writing (Online) student

MA Comedy Writing student secures role as comedy writer for BBC Studios

23 March 2022

Jade Gebbie is currently studying MA Comedy Writing (Online) and will take up the prestigious one-ye...

MA Comedy Writing student secures role as comedy writer for BBC Studios
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Fake news journalism

5 ways journalists fact-check stories in the age of fake news

22 March 2022

Award-winning journalist, Dr Kit Chapman discusses five tactics to fact-check stories in the age of ...

5 ways journalists fact-check stories in the age of fake news
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5 things you need to know about the Arte Povera movement

17 March 2022

MA Fine Art (Online) student Spencer Hogg tells us about an art movement which inspired him to begin...

5 things you need to know about the Arte Povera movement
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How to pitch your screenplay to producers

15 March 2022

You’ve dedicated time and energy writing and rewriting your screenplay and now have a story you’...

How to pitch your screenplay to producers
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Marnie Pillinger

Why I chose to study Marketing and Digital Communications online

04 March 2022

MA Marketing and Digital Communications (Online) student Marnie Pillinger tells us about how the cou...

Why I chose to study Marketing and Digital Communications online
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Josh Brough

Emotional maturity and thinking deeply: How studying an online MA has helped this UX Design student to thrive

04 March 2022

UX Design student Josh Brough has recently secured a job at Cornwall fashion and lifestyle brand Sea...

Emotional maturity and thinking deeply: How studying an online MA has helped this UX Design student to thrive
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Falmouth Illustration Festival sketches out pathways for student success

15 February 2022

Illustration students welcomed an incredible line-up of artists, industry workers and activists to t...

Falmouth Illustration Festival sketches out pathways for student success
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My top 5 comedy moments in sitcom history

11 February 2022

Comedy Writing MA (Online) student Scott Fitzgerald shares the comedy moments that have sparked joy ...

My top 5 comedy moments in sitcom history

Ask a student

What better way to find out about life at Falmouth University than by asking our current students? 

From course details, to our online community and settling in, our students are ready and available to answer any questions you might have. Simply set up your account, send them a question and they'll get back to you within 24 hours.

Online learning community

We have a global community of students connected online. It's important to network with fellow students and we offer lots of ways to engage. You'll have the support of a Tutor and Student Advisor, be able to work with other students on your course and be part of our social communities.

Discover our community
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Useful information

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Postgraduate Online Study

Step forward in your career with one of our postgraduate online degree courses.

Postgraduate Online Study
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Undergraduate Online Study

Study your undergraduate degree anywhere with our online degree courses.

Undergraduate Online Study
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Apply for an Online Degree

Find out how to apply for our online undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses.

Apply for an Online Degree
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Tuition Fees

Find out the tuition fees for your course, when and how you'll pay them.

Tuition Fees
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Applying with an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)

Depending on the course you want to study, you can apply with an Accreditation of Prior Learning (AP...

Applying with an Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
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Online Study Funding

Find out how you can fund your online study whether you're studying an undergraduate or postgraduate...

Online Study Funding
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Online Learning Community

Learn together in a global community with our online degrees.

Online Learning Community
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How You Study Online

Supportive and rigorous teaching available through online undergraduate and Masters degree courses. ...

How You Study Online
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Open AIR people working

Studying and Working

Our flexible studying options mean studying towards a degree and building your career is possible. ...

Studying and Working

Request information

You can submit our simple online form and a Course Advisor will get in touch with you. They'll be able to answers questions about how you'll study online, what to expect from the course, and the next step to take on your application journey.

Get in touch
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