All You Need To Know About Distance Learning At UPSA


Applications are invited from qualified applicants for admission to the under-listed Postgraduate Programmes by Distance Leaning, offered in blended mode with more than 70% online learning interactions and activities, for the 2020/2021 academic year.

Available Programmes

Flexibility and Structure of Distance Learning Programme

The programmes are offered in blended mode with more than 70% online activities and interactions. The online activities include but not limited to:

  • Online teaching and learning
  • Delivery of course materials
  • Lecturer to students and students to students’ interactions
  • Supervision of project work
  • Assessments- assignments and interim assessments
  • Electronic tutoring (e-tutoring)
  • Course evaluation (lecturer/Student evaluation)
  • General information dissemination

Course Delivery

Courses will be delivered in a modular format to be taken by students one course at a time. This means students will take a course/module one at a time within 5 weeks as follows:

  • Week 1 to 4 – online activities and interactions
  • End of week 4 – Face-to-face or E-Tutoring (live session) for revision
  • End of Week 5 – End of course/module face-to-face examination*

There will be two weeks break at the end of taking three (3) courses in succession.


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