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About Arden University

At Arden University we strive to make higher education more accessible, engaging and beneficial than ever. We currently offer more than 50 versatile programmes across a wide range of fields from certificates to an MBA. We are the first online distance learning university to launch in the UK, making us uniquely good at what we do.

Where to study?
Studying online is ideal if you need to fit studies around other commitments suchas full-time work or family. Wherever you are in the world, our online degrees let you gain your degree on your terms.
If you’re looking to study your degree in London, we have three modern study centres located in Ealing, Tower Hill, and Holborn, each of which is easily accessed by public transport

University highlights

96% of graduates are employed or enrolled in further study within six months of graduation
Over 50,000 students have benefitted from our support and expertise
Students from over 100 countries study with us online

Why distance learning?


As the first online distance learning university to launch in the UK, we understand the benefits of studying where and how suits you best.

  • Flexibility to fit study around your other commitments
  • New technology means an interactive online learning experience
  • Learn at your own pace
  • The freedom to be located anywhere in the world and not on a specific campus
  • Variety of course types including shorter courses
  • With blended learning, get the best of both online and face-to-face teaching

Why study at Arden University

  • We offer a range of programmes, from master's degrees to MBA programmes, in both online Distance Learning and flexible Blended Learning modes
  • We've made it simple to find, apply for and set up your digital learning course
  • Our cutting-edge digital learning tools and dedicated academic support team are here to help you succeed
  • All courses come with a strong focus on employability and many are accredited by professional bodies
  • 83% of Arden graduates say their career possibilities have been enhanced by studying with us
  • We have four start dates per year, so you can easily fit studying within your busy schedule
  • In recognition of our continued commitment to students, we were crowned the #1 Education Business of the Year in the 2020 Education Investor Awards

What you can study

Computing and IT courses

Computing and IT courses

Our industry aligned computing and IT programmes are focused on student experience and the skillsets looked for by employers. With a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses available, as well as programmes that are partnered with other departments such as business, students can choose a course that best suits their interests and career ambitions. 

Psychology and Sociology courses

Psychology and Sociology courses

Psychology and sociology degrees are designed to explore human behaviours across two key areas of social science. Our courses prepare you with a range of transferable skills that employers from a wide range of organisations value. Our bachelor’s and master’s in psychology are both accredited by The British Psychological Society, and all our psychology and social science degrees are internationally recognised.

Business and Management courses

Business and Management courses

Whether you’re ready to launch your career in business or are looking to learn management skills to inject new life into your career, we have the degree course that’s right for you. With ideas and experiences taken from employers and thought leaders across the world, you’ll have the opportunity to put proven business skills and techniques into practice during your studies.

Law and Criminology courses

Law and Criminology courses

Whether you’re looking to launch a career as a barrister, solicitor, social worker, civil servant or are simply interested in the legal and justice system, we have the career-focused, interdisciplinary course for you. Explore elements of the legal system such as the relationship between crime, society and the law, the political, psychological and social aspects of criminology plus crime prevention, all intertwined with current affairs.

Data Analytics courses

Data Analytics courses

By learning how to handle and interpret complex data sets, you’ll be developing skills that are essential in countless national and international businesses. If you are currently working in a management function or looking to specialise in data, our range of data analytics courses will upskill and develop your data handling skills, enabling you to draw out insights and make strategy driven decisions that benefit your business or career.

Finance courses

Finance courses

All of our courses in finance and accounting have been designed with the highest industry standards and forward-thinking practices in mind. Modules reflect the critical techniques and skills used today in finance and accounting positions around the globe. This focus on real-world issues ensures that your education is applicable to the positions you’ll enter after graduation.

HR Management courses

HR Management courses

If you want to be the go-to person in any office environment and have the insights to create a welcoming workplace, a degree in human resource management could be the right choice for you. Our programmes are developed with the most relevant, useful and forward-thinking human resource management practices, so you are prepared to succeed in current and future work environments and develop your career. 

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Student testimonials


Rupinder Singh, Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Distance Learning

"Distance Learning with Arden was very enjoyable, motivating and challenging."


Jamie Henderson, LLB (Hons) with Qualifying Status student

"Studying with Arden University was one of my life’s wiser choices which I am very happy with."


Laura Benson, BA (Hons) Business (Marketing) Top-Up - Distance Learning

"Distance Learning has given me lots of flexibility which has been essential! I could study when I wanted to and all online."

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Tuition fees

We understand that studying at university can be a financial burden, which is why we offer support that could help you achieve your ambitions. Don’t let the cost of studying put you off. 

  • Each of our courses running for the next academic year have varying fees, depending on your status as a UK, EU or International student. Fill out the form to find out more details on our fees and the support available.





We offers several university scholarships to financially support our tuition fees, plus there are also numerous external providers available.


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