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Arden University

Arden University

Arden University

Introduction

We believe everyone should have access to higher education

Arden opens pathways to high-quality degree courses, delivered completely online. This means that regardless of where you live, or what your schedule may be, you can earn your internationally recognised degree from a UK university while keeping your full-time job and family commitments.

Earn an affordable online bachelor's or master's degree that is designed specifically to make you more employable. We are proud to offer many programmes with professional accreditations offering additional, industry-specific certifications so that your education will be sure to help you achieve your career goals.

In 2024 CEO Magazine ranked our Executive MBA the best in it’s class in the UK and among the top ten Executive MBAs globally. Our standard MBA was also voted among the top ten MBA courses in Europe and number 2 in the UK. CEO Magazine ranks MBAs annually based on criteria including quality of faculty, international diversity, accreditation, and international exposure.

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Why study with Arden?

  • Earn your UK degree from anywhere in the world
  • 100% online programme delivery; no campus attendance required
  • No fixed lecture times; continue to work alongside study
  • Internationally recognised accreditations from professional bodies
  • Excellent tutor support with 1-to-1 communication
  • Dedicated Careers Portal for continued commitment to your success
  • 24/7 access to all study materials on any device
  • Over 50+ degrees: Postgraduate, Undergraduate, and Undergraduate with Foundation Year
  • 95% of graduates are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduation

Focus on employability

Our online programmes are designed with your career in mind. Our tutors are invested in your success both in and outside of our courses, and our programmes include opportunities to apply practical skills in individual modules and complete an independent research project. As an Arden student, you can take advantage of the resources in our dedicated careers Portal:

  • CV builder
  • Interview simulator
  • Global job search engine
  • Employer advice
  • Bonus business skills courses

Applied Skills

When you graduate with your degree from Arden University, you will:

  • Have shown your ability to learn and solve problems in your focus area
  • Have an in-depth understanding of your subject matter
  • Be able to make a decision about how to manage your career planning as a result of your modules
  • Have transferable skills that will maximise your employability and career potential

Non-Standard Entry Option

If you are interested in studying one of our programmes but don’t meet the standard academic requirements, you might be eligible to apply through our non-standard entry route, which takes a more holistic view of your qualifications and professional experience during your application review process.

Funding options

At Arden, we believe that cost shouldn’t prevent you from earning a valuable education. Our degree programmes cost less than the average UK qualification, but we maintain a competitive academic standard of higher education.

We offer flexible funding options for our programmes to ensure students can focus on their studies, rather than stress over finances. Your course fees are determined based on your place of residence, and the type of programme you study.

Campus Features

Studying online gives you full control (plus it's more affordable).

After you’ve been enrolled, you’ll study for your degree through ilearn, our digital learning platform and university campus in the cloud. Plus, everyone who studies with us receives a free subscription to Microsoft Office 365.

ilearn, your virtual classroom

  • Full access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Study at home, on your commute to work, or over a coffee. There’s no restriction to when and where you can learn.
  • Over half a million books, journals and resources, on any device, at any time.
  • Engage and network with our online community, Unitu.

Excellent student support

  • One-to-one support with tutors
  • Success coaches
  • Optional academic skills workshops
  • Regular online office hours
  • 24/7 access to confidential mental health resources, such as Togetherall
  • Career centre with a dedicated careers team for preparing your CV and job applications
  • Over 80 tutors and support staff are dedicated to your success
  • Engage and network with our online community, Unitu.

Arden's online study mode opens the door to its campus in the cloud. Students utilise iLearn, the virtual personal classroom, which houses over half a million books and journals for research and learning, along with easily downloadable materials for any device. All your resources can be found here in one place, including career support services, assignments, and course materials.

These courses are offered 100% online, so you can maintain your career and family life whilst studying.

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    Scholarships and Funding

    Regional offer, for select countries

    • 25% reduction in fees for undergraduate programmes.
    • 40% reduction in fees for postgraduate programmes.
    • The regional scholarship is open to residents of eligible countries--enquire for full terms and conditions.

    Early Bird Offer

    Arden University’s Early Bird Offer gives international students studying one of our foundation year, undergraduate, or postgraduate courses online the opportunity to receive £1,000 off their tuition fees. All you have to do is be accepted onto your eligible course and pay the holding fee before the deadline. It’s as simple as that. Please note that the Early Bird Offer cannot be used with top-up programmes or short courses, and cannot be combined with other offers. Terms and conditions apply, please enquire for dates and details.

    Funding options

    At Arden, we believe that cost shouldn’t prevent you from earning a valuable education. Our degree programmes cost less than the average UK qualification, but we maintain a competitive academic standard of higher education.

    We offer flexible funding options for our programmes to ensure students can focus on their studies, rather than stress over finances. Your course fees are determined based on your place of residence, and the type of programme you study.

    Arden University offers partial scholarships to residents of a wide range of countries worldwide when they choose to study online. This scholarship provides a 25% reduction in fees for undergraduate programs, and a 40% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate programs.

    This scholarship is open to all residents of eligible countries.

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    Admissions

    Applying is free and easy

    Start here by enquiring and one of our Education Advisors will be in touch to guide you through your application process, making it clear and smooth as possible.

    Non-standard entry option

    If you are interested in studying one of our programmes but don’t meet the standard academic requirements, you might be eligible to apply through our non-standard entry route, which takes a more holistic view of your qualifications and professional experience during your application review process.

    Why study at Arden University

    Arden is a world leader in online education. They offer unparalleled support, including one-to-one bookable sessions with academic staff, and optional virtual coffee sessions to get to know your lecturers and classmates.

    This rich online community also features student conferences held virtually, where you can network, present your research and areas of interest, and make valuable professional connections.

    Students will also benefit from guest lecturers from their industry to share insights from the workplace, to make sure that your education translates directly into skills for your career.

    Awards & Accreditations

    Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    Accredited

    Association for Project Management (APM)

    Accredited

    The British Psychological Society (BPS)

    Accredited

    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    Accredited

    Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

    Accredited

    Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

    Accredited

    Campus Life & Facilities

    Optional study skills workshops and bookable one-to-one sessions designed to fully support you on your academic journey, help you achieve your goals, and ensure you make the most out of your time at Arden.

    Peer guides who have already studied your course material and are here to share their experiences and help guide you though life at university successfully.

    Regular online office hours to connect with your tutors and ask any questions you might have regarding your course material.

    Dedicated career development centre, to help students refine their CV, practice the interview process, and track down their dream jobs.

    Vast online library of over half a million resources that can be accessed anywhere, on any device, even offline.

    Studying online has brings you closer than ever to your peers and lecturers via iLearn, your online classroom. You will have the option to attend virtual coffee mornings with your fellow students and lecturers where you can get your voice heard and questions answered in a casual and welcoming setting.

    You can join annual student conferences, held virtually so everyone can attend, where you can present your topical and research interests, showcase your work, and make valuable professional connections.

    There are also regular online office hours to connect with your tutors and ask any questions you might have regarding your course material.

    Arden University is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad

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    Locations

    • Coventry

      1A Brandon Lane Coventry CV3 3RD, , Coventry

    • London

      London, United Kingdom

    • Birmingham

      7 Hill Street Birmingham Study Centre Centre City, B5 4UA, Birmingham

    • Manchester

      Linley House 2Nd Floor, Dickinson Street, M1 4LF, Manchester

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