At Arden University, we make it our business to help you achieve your potential.
We believe that everyone, everywhere has a right to higher education. It’s a path that leads to both personal progress and enrichment.
For some though, there are hurdles along the way – whether its geographical constraints, financial concerns, family commitments or just not quite believing you can do it.
Our ambition is to make higher education more accessible, engaging and beneficial to people everywhere and our unique, flexible online and full-time study programmes and supportive learning experience make us a pioneer in Higher Education.
We support people:
Together, we create a nurturing environment for our students and employees. We care about people and the positive difference we can make to their lives.
We do the right thing:
Integrity is at the heart of everything that we do – that means we are completely honest and never compromise on quality.
We value open-mindedness, dynamism and the ability to think differently. We will always drive for progress, improvement and new ways to do things.
We take ownership:
By each committing to contribute our best, we will achieve our ambitions and together excel in our performance.
At Arden, we believe everyone has a right to higher education and we’re here to help you to succeed at every step of the way.
So please contact us -we are here to help you overcome any hurdles that are preventing you from taking the next step. Do this today, and I will look forward to congratulating you on your success at your graduation!
Dr Philip Hallam
Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive Officer
CEO Arden University
Why Arden University is different
Here at Arden University, we believe everyone, everywhere should be able to study. Whether you are constrained by location, cost, life commitments or just by time, we are passionate about giving you access to higher education that fits with your hectic, modern life.
We offer access to degrees, masters and MBA programmes in both online distance learning and flexible on-campus study modes. Our students range from 18 to 80 years old and we support them on-campus (at our UK Study Centres) and online. We are proud to offer non-standard entry which means your work experience and previous qualifications are taken into account.
All our courses come with a strong focus on employability - many of which are accredited by professional bodies.
Our flexible and supportive courses are often the start of a journey that sees our students break free of limitations, work hard and become the best they can be.
Why Study with Arden?
You don’t need to press pause on your life to earn a qualification.
Flexibility is our middle name. Our unique learning experience means all your study materials are online, so you can learn on your laptop, smartphone or tablet - at home, at work or even on the move.
Family or caring commitments? Don’t worry. Arden University is designed around you. You study when and where you like using our online learning platform, ilearn and add weekly seminars if you’re studying full time at one of our study centres.
Working? That’s not a problem. 90% of our students work and earn alongside their studies. It’s an excellent option for busy professionals who need a flexible study pattern.
Busy life? Relax. We have 4 intakes a year and our materials are available 24/7, giving you plenty of time and options to choose from.
And as online learning may seem daunting, a dedicated induction before you start your course makes sure you are prepared to succeed.
Just because we are an online university doesn’t mean you are on your own. You’ll have plenty of one-to one contact and support throughout your studies. Academic support comes from your expert tutor through regular sessions and tutorials, 1-2-1 feedback emails, Skype and phone calls.
For day to day administrative support, a named Student Support coordinator will be your main contact from enrolment through graduation – they will also give you a nudge to help keep you on track!
And you’ll be able to get together with other students online, through seminars and forums
All our students want to succeed in their careers. Our courses are designed with a strong focus on employability so that your learning will directly help you in the workplace whether you are just starting out, want to progress or change jobs.
To support your workplace and career development needs, our fantastic online careers portal will help you search for jobs, develop your CV and sharpen your interview techniques. These are just a few of the really useful tools thousands of Arden students have access to.
Value Cost shouldn’t be a barrier to personal development, which is why our degrees cost much less than the average UK qualification. With flexible payment methods, student loans and employer sponsorship available we are certain we can find the right solution for you.
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