Studying at a distance involves studying a programme or a course that is given online. This kind of education gives you more flexibility since you do not have to stay at the same place where the education is given; instead you follow studies via the Internet. There are no lectures or seminars at campus, which means that as long as you have an Internet connection, these courses are available to you from anywhere in the world.
The main difference compared to the campus education is that you as a student at a distance programme have to work more independently, which requires discipline and careful planning. However, you are also expected to work in pairs or groups with other students. Online programmes and courses include lectures, teacher lead seminars and discussions in the virtual learning environment. Students interact with teaching staff and fellow students with the help of BTH's online management system, a platform called It's Learning.