Students are still apprehensive about completing their college degrees online as many still think that ‘valid’ education can only provided by traditional, brick and mortar colleges. This perception is a complete misconception as online colleges these days are as good as traditional colleges, if not better. However, there are many students that complete their degrees from these colleges and land good jobs. Here are a few stats that clearly indicate that online education is slowly being accepted in today’s competitive job market.


“According to a report prepared by the Babson Survey Research Group, there were over 6.7 million post secondary students who enrolled online in several courses in 2011. In contrast, there were only 1.6 million students who enrolled online for higher studies in the year 2002. So, don’t you think that the addition of 5 million students in 9 years is a huge achievement in the world of online education? Moreover, there were 72% of online schools in 2002, whereas the number has steadily increased to 87% in 2012.”


Students in countries like Nigeria are slowly switching to the online mode of education as the colleges in their country are not up to the mark and can’t compete with colleges of first world countries. There are many UK universities in Nigeria that provide quality education and help students and working professionals do well in life. Online degrees are more affordable than traditional college degrees. Therefore, students can study the courses taught in elite educational institutions without having to pay extra money for conveyance, food or lodging. There are many universities, across the world, which provide various kinds of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

With these online degrees you can get highly respectable and well paying jobs all around the world. However, you must make sure that the colleges are accredited ad recognised; otherwise, the degrees will hold no value and your money will be wasted.

Learning in classrooms has always been encouraged by countless families till date. However, today’s drastic developments in technology have successfully untagged education off its traditional look. Students now seem to get more interested in learning with laptops, iPads and even software applications instead taking help of blackboards and books. Online education has not only modernized the learning system but has made students updated with modern learning strategies through which they can keep developing their career standards with the passage of time.

Nigeria which was once considered a backward nation in terms of providing educational opportunities to career enthusiasts now takes pride to offer a wide range of accredited courses online that can help individuals pursue higher studies right from their very own home. In fact, the educational system has become so advanced in Nigeria that several institutions there have come into association with UK universities and offering credible learning opportunities to career professionals abroad.

Today, the majority of online courses offered by online colleges and universities in Nigeria are conducted not only through webcams but chat discussion forums and modern electronic whiteboards. In fact, one who has always dreamt to earn a degree in business management from an accredited UK business school can now enroll in any college or university in Nigeria associated with UK universities.

The enrollment procedure is so simple that can be done from any corner of the world online. First, you need to research a bit, look for accredited UK universities in Nigeria, check their official websites to know more about their course offerings and thereafter proceed towards the enrollment procedure. Make sure that you check the course fee structures, length of the programs and find that the university where you are going to enroll is accredited. Once you confirm these facts, you can proceed without hesitation to enroll in a distance learning program in Nigeria.