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Online Graphic Design Degree: Increasing Your Efficiency At Work

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Online education is helping students pursue their higher education even after school. These days an undergraduate degree holds a great deal of importance in the job field as employers look for degree holders. Online degrees are easy to complete for a student for various reasons. One of those reasons is that online colleges offer various kinds degrees in numerous subjects that can be finished at your own pace. One of the subjects that is a hot favourite amongst youngsters, these days, is Graphic Designing.

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With a degree in graphic design an individual will be able to become more aware of the different ways in which the subject can be used commercially. Graphic designing is meant for students with a creative bent of mind and who are fabulous practitioners of the subject. This degree is perfect for those who understand the experimental potential of the subject as well as contextualisation of the subject across various media. This subject is highly lucrative as jobs based on it are found in plenty.

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Many UK universities offer courses in Graphic design, online. If you complete a graphic design degree online, you will be benefitted hugely. Online degree courses help you become more competent professionals as they teach you how to:

a)      Manage time: As these degrees are part time, you have to find time in your hectic schedule to study it. This way you will learn how to make time for many things without disrupting the balance.

b)      Become self-dependent: With online studies, the best thing is that it teaches you self-reliance. As you have to study on your own, you will learn how to work through things by yourself.

c)      Gain in-depth knowledge of technicalities: As you study online you also get a chance to work or intern at an office. So, you can learn as you earn. While you gain in-depth knowledge about the subject as you study, you can learn the technicalities as you work. This is how, you will gain complete know how about the subject.

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This is exactly why studying online will help you become a more efficient worker, a fast learner and will also allow you to gain proper knowledge about the subject.

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Degree Top up Finding Favour Among Professionals As Well As Students

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Some online universities have constantly delivered for students from across the world. Recently in United States, President Obama has initiated a new plan for innovation in education sector. The new plan, “The President’s Plan to Make College More Affordable: A Better Bargain for the Middle Class”, is focussed on improving affordability and learning outcomes. Some online universities from USA are also a part of this plan.(Source: goo.gl/8WKc9f)

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In the recent times, trend of enrolling employees into online learning program is prominent in the job market. Employers in various sectors have facilitated online degree courses for their workforce to improve on professional skills. Various online universities have willingly started such courses to help the working professionals in developing required skill set.

As online courses are flexible and can be accessed at any time and from anywhere in the world, working professionals have found it to be of great help in acquiring higher qualifications and new professional skills.

It has also been noticed in recent times that lots of young people, fresh out from high schools, are entering the workforce. Some of them migrate to foreign countries leaving their study midway, in search of jobs. Degree top up courses offered by online universities are an option for them to complete their undergraduate degrees from UK universities.

There is a good reason for degree top up finding favour among professionals as well as students. It is a fact that you will not get a good job in market if you do not have a complete degree or higher qualification degree. Still, there are people who manage to get a job but witness a roadblock in their career at some point of time. So, if you have completed a 2 year HND diploma course and want to complete your bachelors, go for degree top up courses.

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Let’s take a look at online degree top up courses to study after completing HND diploma:

  • BA (Hons) Business Top Up
  • BA (Hons) Business (Finance) Top Up
  • BA (Hons) Business (Marketing) Top Up
  • BA (Hons) Business Management Top Up
  • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Management Top Up
  • BA (Hons) Business ( Human Resource Management) Top Up
  • BA (Hons) Business (Tourism) Top Up
  • BSc (Hons) Computing Top Up
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile Computing) Top Up
  • BSc (Hons) Computing ( Information Management) Top Up

Do remember always that getting a good job under present circumstances in job market is a challenge until you do not have a higher qualification degree. You must always have heard that Knowledge is Power, this is the time when you will realise it the most.

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So, choose to complete you bachelors by studying for degree top up courses offered by online UK universities and make a mark in competitive professional sector.

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Add Diversity To Career Options With HNCs From UK Universities

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Higher national Diploma or HND and Higher National Certificates or HNC are vocational and work-related higher-education qualification. While gaining knowledge is the main focus of bachelor degree courses, HNDs and HNCs are meant to teach you the skills of putting the knowledge in a particular job use. Being related to work, these degrees are highly valued by employers and even count towards the membership in different employer organizations and professional bodies.

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Higher educational colleges provide both the qualifications. A full-time HNC takes one year to complete and can be completed in two years on part-time or through distance learning. In case of HND, you need two year full time to complete the course and part-time requires longer period. Both these qualifications are at rank 5 on National Qualification Framework. It is a platform which compares different types of qualifications in terms of student demand. HNCs are helpful for dropouts who want to complete their education along with their job and improve career prospects.

Subjects available in HNDs and HNCs

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Both these programmes have a wide variety of subject to offer. Such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Computer
  • IT
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Health & care
  • Business  management
  • Sports
  • Exercise science
  • Performing Arts
  • Retail management
  • Hospitality management

Course Assessment

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You need to have some previous qualification in order to pursue an HND and HNC course. A level or equivalent qualification is required by many courses. There won’t be any problem in finding a course even for Universities and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS) website will be there to help you in locating a course suiting your requirements.

HNDs and HNCs are designed in a way that you don’t have to mug up into theories only. There are lots of practical things to do. Assignments, projects and practical tasks are there that you need to complete and submit under a course. The grades are divided in three categories – pass, merit and distinction. You won’t get promoted until you pass in any semester and any project if not up to the mark, can be re-submitted. HNDs and HNCs are helpful for dropouts and help them get the degree.

Benefits

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You learn a good skill in a particular field of work with the help of HNDs and HNCs; this can lead to better career opportunities and placement. The skill and expertise will also help you in progressing in your current job and stepping up the ladder of success.

 

Converting your HNDs and HNCs to a bachelor degree is also an option. Once you have completed your HNC, you will be allowed to enter into the second year of a bachelor degree and HND will allow admission in third or final year.

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Online learning these days has become quite popular. According to a survey published by the Babson Survey Research Group in 2012, above 6.7 million high school pass outs were attending online courses in 2011. If you compare the data with that of 2002, when the number of online learners was only 1.6 million, e-learning system has become more efficient. (Source: http://goo.gl/7QT9Gn)

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Colleges and universities providing higher education constantly strive hard to improve and modernise their core courses. Only 72 percent of educational institutions were offering online courses in the year 2002. It rose to 87 percent by the year 2012. Survey mentions that almost 63 percent of the online schools now award different degrees by the distance learning mode. (Source: http://goo.gl/GrP3jZ)

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Online colleges and universities have spread all over the world. They have overcome the constraints of geographical location and time in receiving education. Some of the UK universities have pioneered online learning program in the Caribbean nations. They offer different online degree in Caribbean and prioritise the overall development of learners.

Importance Of An Online Degree In Improving the Skills Of E-Learner

A degree earned from online medium is supposed to bring in lots of new skills to the online learners. Courses are framed in a way to help learners obtain numerous personal and professional skills. Take a look at how e-learning supports the development of e-learners.

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Real-Time Access: Online learning is very much like live learning. Students can access real-time classes and lectures online and participate in it without aligning their schedules. Though the real-time lectures can only be accessed through the internet connection, if you do not have one, you can always procure it in compact disc or USB device.

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Improved Retention: With the help of multimedia and instructional design, you can gain a rich learning experience. Just practice some good activities and throw in with your feedback, the learning environment is created then and there itself. It helps the learners keep hold of course content for the repeat consultations.

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Personalised Learning: Similar to any product, learning is productive when personalised. Everybody wants to gain control over what they study. E-learning allows students to control and schedule study according to own needs and requirements.

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Take Failure in Stride: Failure is something that everybody has to go through at certain phase of life. Failing in your test in the classroom full of other people can be harsh for some but failing in virtual classroom lets you remain calm. You can learn from the failure and work hard to prove your merit next time. Explore and test the ideas to move on from failure.

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Online education helps learners grow in all the walks of life. You can contribute substantially in the development of your nation and make it big in your career.

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August 1, 2013 · 10:02 am