The Open University of Mauritius (OUM), specializing in distance learning, offer to those who have the Higher School Certificate and those who work the opportunity to earn a degree, a BA, Masters, even a doctorate. For this, it is sufficient simply to have an Internet connection.
" The costs will be lower than those of traditional universities , "reveals immediately Sukon Kaviraj, director of the institution. It welcomes both foreign Mauritian students.
And added, " we will offer 75 courses in total. Entries that begin in January include part of them only. Other inscriptions are scheduled for June . "
OUM has adopted Moodle, a course management system free online to provide such training. Students can log in and watch, live, the course on their computer while interacting with real-time lecturers.
The videos will be saved in the current studios Mauritius College of the Air. OUM also use the oldest building in the Mauritius Broadcasting Authority (MBC), Forest-Side.
" We were offering for tutorial classes. Because even if students can do everything from home, some prefer contact with the instructor, " says Kaviraj Sukon.
Among the courses offered in January: the " foundation course "for those who do not have HSC. These will subsequently " aim high ", says Kaviraj Sukon.
Also on the program: a Commonwealth Executive MBA and Commonwealth Executive Master in Public Administration. The first relates to business management, while the second is aimed at those involved in public service. These masters will be recognized in all countries of the Commonwealth.
A degree in Finance and Taxation and a Masters in Finance and Banking and a PhD in Business Administration program are also OUM. .
The proceeds OUM currently recruiting ten lecturer, in addition to the administrative team.