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Distance programmes and papers

The University offers a variety of programmes and papers through Distance Learning. Instruction is given through printed material, web-conference sessions, the Internet, and residential schools and workshops.

Further information can be found in the Distance Learning Prospectus.

In addition to Otago’s formal distance papers listed below, the University has approved a selection of additional papers to be temporarily delivered online to support students impacted by COVID‑19. For a list of these papers, and eligibility requirements, see Learning at Otago in 2022.

Subject areas available via Distance Learning

Follow the links to departmental and paper/programme information.

* There is a block course, workshop or other component requiring you to be physically on-campus/on-site at some point during the course. Before applying for enrolment in these distance papers, please contact Student Experience for more information about the on-site activities should COVID-19 Alert Levels change.

Undergraduate and graduate subject areas

Postgraduate subject areas

This information on this page reflects Subject Areas and Programmes Available via Distance Learning for 2022. It is manually updated following the publication of the Distance Learning Prospectus each year. As such, there may be a brief period during which the information on this page is out of date while it is updated.