Top 3 Distance Learning Universities in Finland

By | August 3, 2013

Finland is one of those European countries who are famous for providing the best quality of education. There are various universities present in Finland that are offering distance education learning programs. Distance education is basically that mode of learning not dependent upon time and distance. Following are the top three universities of world affiliated by Finnish Association of Distance education known as FADE offering distance learning courses.

  1. Walden University:Walden University

Walden University was established in 1970. The university has been affiliated by the Higher Learning Commission. It is one of the top distance learning institutes affiliated by FADE.

Courses:

Following are the distance education courses available at this university

  • Business Administration
  • Health care Administration
  • Public health and public administration
  • Postgraduate courses in Nursing
  • Software engineering
  • System engineering
  • Project Management

Completion Requirements

  • Completion of 51 quarter credit hours is required.
  • Completion of courses which are together of 45 credit hours should be accomplished.
  • Affiliated with a foundation course of 1 credit is necessary.
  • Completion of 5 credit hour Capstone course is required.
  • GPA 3.0 is the minimum requirement for enrolling in post graduate courses.

Semester Fees:

The cost of each quarter for distance education courses at Walden University is $380. The time duration for each distance education course is 18 months. It varies depending upon the capabilities of the student.

  1. Capella University:Capella-University

Capella University is one of the best distance education providers. It is affiliated by FADE. The university has been seen as an active member of North Central Association. About 23 thousand students are currently enrolled with the distance education learning subjects.

Courses:

Following are the online courses available with Capella University

  • Psychology
  • Business Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Human Sciences

Completion Requirements:

  • Time duration of each course is 18 months. Completion of time period is required.
  • For postgraduate courses a minimum of 3.0 GPA is required.

Semester Fees:

  • For most online BS degrees at CapellaUniversity a grant of $6000 is provided to the online students. Grant of $4000 is for the students of master programs and $3000 for the students of business administration.
  • The tuition fee at Capella University is based on the system of credit hours. The tuition fee is $415 per credit hour at Capella University.
  1. University of Maryland University College:University of Maryland University College

University of Maryland University College is associated with FADE. The university is known for providing its distance education learning programs since 1972. It has been seen that about 30% of their students are enrolled with the online courses. One of the most honorable awards of the Sloan Consortium Award has been given to this university for offering extraordinary remarkable online courses.

Courses:

Following are the online courses being offered at University of Maryland University College

  • Business Administration
  • Education and Training
  • Engineering and Information Technology
  • Postgraduate courses

Completion Requirements:

  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 is required by the university if any student is applying for post graduate online courses.
  • If you are serving in the Military, mention it in your application for allotment of grant.

Semester fees:

  • $5,496 is the tuition fee for online students studying in Maryland.
  • For non – residents $7,908 is the fee per semester.
  • For military the tuition fee per semester is $5,490.

 

 

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