Roehampton’s vice-chancellor, Professor Paul O’Prey, said: “We are delighted with this partnership, which means that in the future a great many students around the world will be able to study for a Roehampton degree by using the latest technology and online pedagogy.”
Laureate International Universities is a global network of 60 accredited campus-based and online universities, providing undergraduate and graduate programmes for 675,000 students in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Laureate runs 60 campus-based and online universities worldwide
In the UK it is best known as the eLearning partner to the University of Liverpool, for which it delivers online postgraduate programmes in more than 130 countries.
The initial programmes with Roehampton will include an online MBA, MSc in Project Management and MSc in Information Systems Management, all due to commence in Autumn 2012.
“Our relationship with the University of Roehampton will expand access to quality online higher education programmes designed to meet employer needs in our global economy,” said Norman Bloomberg, chief operating officer at Laureate Online Education BV.