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There are places still available from Kaplan Open Learning

Got your A Level results but not the university place! This is the scenario facing many students. Record numbers of up to 200,000 applicants are expected to miss out on university this coming autumn. . Many universities have already announced that they will not enter clearing, with others stating reduced figures as well as many students who have met the grade being rejected.

As the battle for places intensifies, we would like to remind those people looking to study a degree, that Kaplan Open Learning at the current time still have places available for September 2010.

Have you considered an online degree?

Online learning enables a student to study when, where and how they want. All Kaplan Open Learning students earn their degree from the University of Essex but study from home in their own time using our online learning technology.

There are places still available from Kaplan Open Learning for the following courses – students are advised to visit for the most up-to-date information on courses for September 2010 entry.

Available online degree courses include:

Certificate of Higher Education
o Business & Management*
o Criminal Justice
Foundation Degrees
o Business & Management*
o Marketing & Sales Management*
o Leadership & Management*
o Criminal Justice (Police Studies)
o Criminal Justice (Probation Studies)
o (Custodial Services)
o Criminal Justice (Youth Justice)
Bachelor of Arts
o Business & Management

*Earn a Professional Qualification while you study for your Degree

Students studying a degree with Kaplan Open Learning are offered the opportunity to earn a professional qualification in Leadership and Management from the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM).

Does this mean extra work? No, The ILM study content is already integrated into these programmes, this means that you get your qualification without doing any additional academic work

What is the benefit? Our degree programme coupled with an ILM professional qualification is designed to provide you with lifelong learning, enabling you to develop as an effective management practitioner.

Successful applicants need to have a combination of relevant academic qualifications (A-Levels or equivalent) and / or work experience as well as the motivation and ambition to complete their chosen course successfully.

About Kaplan Open Learning

Kaplan Open Learning and the University of Essex are working together to offer Online Degrees to both UK and International students. This affiliation will help to widen participation in UK higher education and will enhance the aggregate skill set of the UK workforce.

About the University of Essex

The University of Essex is one of the UK’s leading academic institutions, consistently ranking among the top 12 universities in the country for the quality of its research and teaching. Founded in 1964, it has more than 9,000 students drawn from around 130 countries. For more information, please visit
For more information, please contact:

Kaplan Open Learning
West One
114 Wellington Street
Freephone: 08000 527 526 (08000 KAPLAN)
International: +44 113 388 8888

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