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Work Based Distance Learning

Make your experience count with top up degrees that are flexible, accessible and relevant

Advance your career using the latest online learning techniques

Join a vibrant community of like-minded professionals and gain a competitive edge through University of Lincoln Work Based Distance Learning Degrees in Management.

Utilising the latest online delivery techniques, you’ll learn in a convenient and flexible way that fits around your schedule.

Designed to take into account the high level of skill you demonstrate every day in the workplace, the top up degrees provide an academic framework to advance and accredit your professional expertise

Programme Benefits

Fast and flexible – Complete your degree in in two years or less, fitting your online distance learning around your current role

Industry relevant – Benefit from access to guidance on work-based projects by experts in your field

Build on your existing knowledge
– Further develop the skills you demonstrate daily in your workplace

Individually tailored
– Structured around your current role, you’ll apply your learning to relevant projects, in real time

– Choose to start your top up degree in February, May, September or November.

The University of Lincoln Work Based Learning top up degrees help you achieve your career goals and obtain a qualification with a global focus.

Available programmes

BA (Hons) Business Management
Study at a Business school consistently rated as one of the top institutions for student satisfaction in Business and Management. (UK National Student Survey). 

BSc (Hons) Engineering Management
World renowned research-active staff and links with prestigious employers in the engineering sector at the first new School of Engineering in the UK for 20 years. 

BSc (Hons) Humanitarian Supply Chain Management
Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), this degree will develop the vital management skills you need when working within disaster relief supply chains. 

BSc (Hons) Logistics Management
Developed in close collaboration with employers, a second-class award in this degree entitles you to apply for Full Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.

BSc (Hons) Retail Management
Understand rapidly evolving consumer behaviour and advance your knowledge of marketing strategy, purchasing trends and change management in a retail environment.

BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management 
Take your existing qualification and career experience to the next level with Lincoln University’s BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management programme. The programme builds on your existing knowledge to further your HR management career opportunities, while fitting around your busy schedule.


Key Facts

  • Academic recognition for the learning you have already achieved
  • Build on your existing expertise to earn a degree
  • Taught via online distance learning
  • Study at a pace to suit you, completing your studies in two years or less
  • Learn in your own workplace with applied management activities
  • Direct access to expert support for your work based projects


Entry Requirements

  • A recent level 5 qualification (up to 5 years old)
  • Ongoing employment in a relevant field.
  • We may also accept candidates with a level 4 qualification or extensive work experience.


Take the next step

For more information on the courses and application details, please contact our Student Enrolment team via

The next start date is:
  • October 2017