Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

This FAQ page contains answers to frequently asked questions from distance learning students. We will cover the general questions, as well as the questions about our popular courses, including Level 2 Diplomas, IGCSEs, Level 3 Diplomas, etc. Feel free to contact us directly if you don’t find an answer to your questions on this page.

1. Are Distance Learning Courses Right for Me?

​Anyone who is self-motivated and able to allocate time to dedicate to study can do distance learning courses. To be able to complete an online course, you will need to have access to a computer and a stable internet connection. Online learning allows you to advance your skills without having to attend the physical classrooms.

2. Why Choose Distance Learning Over Attending a College Full Time?

Distance learning courses allow you to study at your own pace. Also, you can study from anywhere.

3. How do I Enrol with Oxford Distance Education?

You can enrol on our distance learning courses via our website. You will have the option to pay online at the time of enrolling. You can enrol with Oxford Distance Education at any time.

4. When Will I Receive My Course Materials?

We do not send any books or course materials by post. You can access your course materials online.

5. Can I Contact My Tutor?

We are pleased to offer tutor support to all distance learning students. You will be assigned an expert tutor for the duration of the course upon enrolment.

6. What is the difference between Level 2 Diplomas and GCSEs?

Unlike GCSEs, Level 2 Diploma courses are entirely marked through coursework. There are no exams

7. Where do I sit My GCSE Exams?

​To sit your exam, you must find a suitable examination centre near you. If you have any trouble finding an examination centre, get in touch with us.