University of Nottingham Online

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Make Upskilling a Competitive Advantage


Learn without limitations at the University of Nottingham Online with many courses designed and delivered in partnership with industry leaders.

Learning beyond the ordinary

Discover transformative learning experiences at the University of Nottingham Online (UoNO). We specialise in professional development courses, crafted to equip learners with industry-aligned skills, knowledge and capabilities. Our commitment to innovation ensures tailored online courses designed to meet evolving career demands.

Partner with us to cultivate the skills essential for your organisation's future success, fostering long-term growth and sustainability. Collaborating with academic experts and industry partners, we deliver competency-based learning that empowers learners to showcase their abilities in authentic tasks, advancing both individual careers and organisational objectives.

Explore our diverse course offerings, which include: 

  • Microcredentials: Flexible part-time or intensive options, featuring live sessions and assessed work. These micro-credentials are stackable and can be used towards a University Award.
  • On-Demand courses: Content-rich experiences for you and your employees whenever you need them.

Benefit from our comprehensive online infrastructure, tailored to meet organisational needs and accessible across multiple devices. Upon completion, earn academic credits recognised by leading institutions and employers, backed by a Global 100 University.

Take the next step to growing your competitive advantage with the University of Nottingham Online.

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On-Demand Learning Courses: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Mastery

Our new on-demand Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Mastery course series, starting in June 2024, offers a flexible online learning option. You'll experience diverse learning formats, including bite-sized tutor-led lectures and activities that connect topics seamlessly, keeping you motivated. Learn at your own pace and location, accessing online versions of our traditional instructor-led courses. Enjoy unlimited interactive and modular learning experiences tailored to fit your schedule and busy lifestyle.

The University of Nottingham Online, in collaboration with the award-winning digital marketing agency Hallam, have launched an exciting partnership giving you the opportunity to take your digital marketing expertise to the next level. Our on-demand learning courses are designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in the ever-evolving world of SEO marketing.

Benefits of taking this course include:

  • Enhance your leadership and management of SEO initiatives.
  • Improve cross-functional collaboration and stakeholder alignment on SEO activities.
  • Gain the skills to evaluate, optimise, and measure your digital marketing team's performance.
  • Stay ahead with the latest trends, developments, tactics, tools, and best practices in SEO.
  • Understand the steps and processes involved in planning and measuring the impact of SEO marketing campaigns.
  • Align your SEO efforts with organisational goals for maximum impact.
  • Make data-driven decisions and accurately measure the success of your SEO strategy.
  • Access to industry expert at Hallam, an award-winning digital marketing agency and benefit from their expertise.
  • Enjoy flexible learning at your own pace
  • Earn a prestigious digital badge and certificate from a top 20 UK university upon course completion.

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Digital Construction: Skills for the Built Environment Courses

Whether you’re an architect, construction professional, project or facilities manager, buildingSMART accreditation is the key to efficient, safe and successful construction and asset management projects. Our ‘Skills for the Built Environment’ course series, starting in September 2024, will provide you with the competencies you need to complete this accreditation while earning University credit as you progress.

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Led by Sarah Davidson, Professor of Information Management at the University of Nottingham, you will explore real-world examples of successful building information management and modelling activities, and gain a deep understanding of the key principles and best practices for implementing these in your own organisation.

We will help you develop and evidence your competence in the foundations of information management and modelling within your organisation to drive long-term success.



Benefits of taking this course include:

The University of Nottingham Online (UoNO) ‘Skills for the Digital Built Environment’ course series, covers the buildingSMART Foundation certification curriculum and competencies that address the concepts and benefits associated with information management and modelling. These courses serve as essential preparation for practitioners seeking buildingSMART Foundation accreditation through their examination.

  • Learn with experienced digital construction experts and professionals
  • Upskill yourself and/or your workforce
  • Engage in approximately 7 hours a week of activity including directed, independent and interactive learning, as well as time to complete course tasks over a period of 12 weeks.
  • On course completion you will be awarded with 10 credits
  • Credits are stackable, meaning you can build towards a certification while progressing through our courses
  • Gain a University of Nottingham Online digital badge and certificate from a global 100 learning institution
  • Our courses are underpinned by the requirements and recommendations of the ISO 19650 series of standards so that learners can be equipped for a digital built environment
  • We are an accredited training provider for the buildingSMART Professional Certification exam (foundation). The only academic institution in the UK

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Courses that suit you

At the University of Nottingham Online, we embrace change and believe learning transforms perspectives, practices, attitudes, and behaviours. Our courses are designed to develop skills and competencies aligned with industry needs. Interactive content, live classes, and learner engagement tools foster these core capabilities.

Our growing range of courses are delivered by industry leading experts and designed to help you quickly build in-demand career skills and knowledge in the workplace.

With courses in:

  • Digital Construction
  • Business Management and Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Healthcare
  • Public Health
  • and more on their way.

Now is the right time to study with the University of Nottingham Online to enhance your professional development to the next level and unlock a world of possibilities for your business and career.