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Distance learning and in-country delivery


Distance learning and in-country delivery are transforming the way people across the globe gain UK education and training qualifications. These modes of delivery allow learners to study in their own country for a UK award.

The British Council plays a key role in distance learning by providing information and advice to students as well as supporting UK education providers internationally.

Learners at the British Council Prague, Czech Republic
Information for students

If you want to find out about study opportunities provided by distance learning, please see the Education UK website:

Education UK
Services for UK universities, colleges and training providers

We offer a number of services to assist in accessing international markets:

Market intelligence

Promoting and delivering your courses internationally


British Council activity in distance learning

The Distance Learning Team

The Prime Minister's Initiative

Knowledge and Learning Centres

Online English
What's new?


Focus groups with UK institutions: report, August 2002

Learner at the British Council Nairobi, Kenya

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