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Online Learning

Start anytime. Study from anywhere.

For when you just can’t wait to get started, begin your course anytime you like when you study online at Martin!

We know life gets busy, schedules don’t always run smoothly and you need flexibility in order for you to complete all of your tasks. Due to this we here at Martin offer flexible study options which will allow you to work around your schedule. Online learning with Martin gives you the total freedom you desire, so you can start at any time, anywhere.

Martin offers a range of Bachelors degrees and plenty of diplomas and certificates purely online, so you can study what interests you anywhere in the world. Plus, start dates cater to your needs, allowing you to pick a time when you’re ready to commence your course.

You will also get access to our advanced eLearning platform Study Smart, where you’ll find all of your course material, other students to chat to, and our superior staff to give you support. It’s interactive, innovative and inclusive - what else could you ask for!



What is Online Learning?

Online Learning is a flexible study option that allows you to study at a time and place (as long as there is internet connection) that suits you. Plus, all of Martin’s online courses are available for you to start anytime – just pick the date that suits you and begin studying your course online.


Is Online Learning the right choice for you?

  • Need to work around your schedules – life, work, leisure?
  • Don’t have the time or means to travel to a campus?
  • Want to start your course at any time?
  • Are you an independent learner?
  • Does a traditional classroom structure not suit your needs?
  • Do you want full staff and student support while you work at your own pace?

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then online learning at Martin could be the right fit for you! To find out more just contact us.


What will you need?

When you chose to study online with Martin, all of the course material and subject assessments are available and are submitted online. So if you've got access to a computer with an internet connection then you're good to go!

To run our Study Smart system, make sure your computer has:  

  • Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
  • Internet Explorer 7+, Safari, Firefox, Chrome browser
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3+. Visit Adobe website to get the latest version
  • Ideally you should have access to Broadband - 64 Kbit/sec or faster. Click here to test your download speed >

You will also need to ensure that you have:

  • Disabled your popup blocking software (some Study Smart courses require popups)
  • Cookies have been enabled in your browser

Will I still get the same support as on-campus students?

Of course you will! This is one of the biggest misconceptions surrounding online learning, with the online students at Martin receiving exactly the same student, study and career support as their on-campus counterparts.

Regardless of what study option you choose, all of the student, academic and career development services that are available to our on-campus students are available to you. This means that our online learning courses are covered by the SAME support services that our on-campus students have access to - how good is that!


What’s the induction process like?

Before you start your first online class, our Online Learning Support team will give you a call to help you get started. After ensuring that you’ve received all of your online course materials, they’ll then give you access to the following support systems:

  • Your first subjects on Study Smart
  • Your student webmail
  • Student Forums
  • Live Chat
  • Various other communication technologies

How do I get access to my teachers?

Your teacher is there to support you throughout your whole Online Learning experience, so we here at Martin have made it even easier to get in contact with them.

Before you start class, your teacher will contact you to discuss your study plan, schedule, and help you to best manage your time. Regardless of where you are in your studies, you won't be left alone – your teacher will be there to help. Your teacher will also provide you with the ongoing support and encouragement that you need, in order for you to be successful in your studies. There are teacher-to-student and student-to-student communication tools also available online, including video, instant messaging, email and telephone services.

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