The Catholic Institute

Distance Education course information

40 courses available via Distance Education

See the Distance Education courses Timetable to find out what is offered in 2018.  

General Information about distance education

Level 5 courses

These are now online.  Enrolled students will be given instructions on how to log on to and use our learning management system at the start of each semester. Students will be in contact with a tutor who will support them.


Level 6 courses

These are not yet online, although we are working towards it.

students receive a module book and book of readings

students are in contact with a tutor

students answer questions from the module book and send via email/post to their tutor

students are graded on the assignment at the end of the course

Distance study is for those who

are unable to attend classes because they live too far away or have other commitments

want to study at home

want to gain a recognised qualification


Please read the Distance Education Manual here 2018 Distance Education Manual  


There are 2 intakes for Distance courses
  • Semester one begins 19 Febuary
  • Semester two begins 9 July

 You will need to enrol before these dates.  


Further Information for Distance Students
Important dates for Distance