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Online degrees at universities and their necessity

by Ankita Sehgal Freelance Blogger, Lives in New Delhi

The online education space has been expanding, and many universities have also expanded its degree portfolio into the online space. Such online degree courses are a boon for students who want to study over the internet. The inclusion of online degrees in the curriculum has helped create an education system with flexibility.

The new online degree courses include many streams and modes on offer. The modes include undergraduate and postgraduate courses for the interested students. The eligibility criteria for these degrees remain just the same as offline courses. The online degree courses help Students Bridge the gap between the university and their education with flexibility without the effect of recent challenges.

In this article, we discuss the different degree courses offered by universities through the online mode. The article also discusses the different features of the online courses that will help the students.

What are the common features of a good online degree course?

The online degree courses help students learn in reality, walking away with the best knowledge and skills they can apply in real life. The features of the various degree programs are as follows-

      Duration

The online undergraduate courses for the students has a duration of 3 years in total. On the other hand, the postgraduate courses on the online mode have the traditional duration of 2 years in total.

      Course material

The University also provides comprehensive course material with 400+ hours of video lecture that people can refer to for studying and a better understanding of concepts.

      Faculty quality

The faculty that will teach the students is of high quality and experience. The university will not compromise on faculty quality even though the instruction mode will change significantly. The university will include faculty who are well versed with online education mode and internet usage.

      Placement assistance

The University will provide not only education but also online placement training and exercises with placement mock interviews and CV workshops.

      Live lectures

Live lectures and discussions will be held over the duration of the course, which will help in a better understanding of the course material. The live lectures will help students in getting the right guidance from eminent faculty. On the chat and discussion forums, the students can learn with their peers via virtual group discussions and study sessions.

The undergraduate degrees and their streams

There are a number of online undergraduate courses that universities offer to their potential students. The undergraduate courses on offer are as follows-

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts is a course that is based on different subjects of humanities. The student has to invest up to 8 to 10 hours in the course classes for proper understanding and knowledge. Students interested in studying humanities after the 12th can go for this online course.

Bachelor of Computer Applications or BCA

The BCA course is a fundamental course that serves as an introduction to the Computer applications sector. After finishing 12th, students who are interested in computer engineering can go for the BCA course. Students have to invest 8 to 10 hours per week for the completion of this course. The BCA course is a popular course for students who are technically inclined. The course offers a balance of theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

Bachelors of Commerce

Bachelor of Commerce is an undergraduate degree course that students interested in the finance and commerce sector can take. Usually, students from the commerce stream in 12th take the Bachelor of Commerce degree. The degree course covers different aspects of commerce and business management. The course is only different in the aspect of covering fundamentals of commerce and finances over the business management.

Apart from online undergraduate courses, the university also offers online postgraduate courses that graduate students can take up. A degree course at an eminent higher education institution offers more than just a degree. The courses, even on online mode, provide proper mentorship and placement guidance.

After completion of the course, the student gets a certified degree and also opportunities to build a great career. The smartly designed courses help students learn the fundamentals of their subject specialization from a career perspective. The online education model has only enhanced the study environment, helping students from different regions of the country connect with the university. 

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About Ankita Sehgal Advanced   Freelance Blogger, Lives in New Delhi

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