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Work Based Learning at a Distance Learning University They say that there is no end to learning no matter how old you become. In most cases, the meaning of this phrase is usually implied. However, it can also be applied at a distance learning university! As a career individual, it usually reaches a point where there is need for change or promotion to the next level in order to fulfil personal goals and even enjoy working. However in most cases, in order to achieve this change and get a step ahead, you require to reaffirm or expand your knowledge in the area of interest. This is where distance learning comes in. There are various universities that provide distance learning options for working individuals who would like to get a masters degree and expand their career territories. There are also undergraduate degrees and various certification courses offered for the same purpose. Work based learning refers to learning while continuing with your day to day career activities. In most cases, working individuals are usually not able to go to school as they are required to work and meet both official duties and obligations to their families and their life outside the office. Therefore it becomes very difficult to abandon income earning activities for studies. However, the work based distance learning provides an avenue for working individuals to pursue MBAs and sharpen their skills within the career without interfering with their jobs. This work based learning at a distance learning university is possible through the Internet where individuals can learn using personalised study schedules and study content online. The thought of learning something online may seem informal, let alone getting an MBA online. However, the online universities provide accredited and approved study information, examinations and certification for respective educational bodies. The only unique thing that these universities have done is to transfer course work and class schedules from a regular classroom situation onto a virtual one. Reviewed websites: http://www.open.ac.uk/ http://www2.le.ac.uk/study/ways/distance http://distancelearning.anglia.ac.uk/overview.php/Distance-learning-University-5/ http://www.london.ac.uk/distance_learning.html