Arden University

Arden University

Arden University have 25+ years’ experience providing higher education through online and blended learning, and are recognised by the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency for delivering quality education. You can spread the cost of your degree with flexible pay-as-you-go plans and benefit from over 80 academic tutors for individualised support.

Top reasons to study here

  • Flexible, affordable, 24/7 learning to fit around your life.
  • Internationally-recognised qualifications.
  • 1-2-1 tutor support throughout study.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Education & Training (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Computer Science & IT (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



Arden began life as a family-owned business – RDI - in 1990, giving learners worldwide an opportunity to further their education through flexible distance learning. Growing through the trust of their students, Taught Degree-Awarding Powers were given in 2014, and in 2015, Arden University – the only specialist distance learning university to launch in the UK in the last 50 years – was born.


Arden University offers a wide range of Higher Education courses endorsed by professional bodies such as the Chartered Management Institute, and is one of only five institutions in the UK to provide a Qualifying Law Degree via online distance learning. 

Using podcasts, online seminars, and interactive knowledge-checks to keep you engaged, focused and motivated, Arden’s emphasis is on providing you with skills and knowledge that will help you get the most from your working life. Their core values are to provide wide access to education and change people’s world through innovative, modern learning.


Studying with Arden University will provide you with an array of online study facilities and research materials at your disposal. Through their online study platform, iLearn, you will have access to learning materials developed by subject specialists, an extensive online library, and to EBSCO, an online research database.

During your time at Arden University, you will undertake a range of assessments which are designed to help you demonstrate your strengths in various ways; you will have the option to demonstrate your understanding through several different methods, ranging from exams and presentations, essays, assignments, and portfolios of work. 


Sharing the ethos that careers and education go hand-in-hand, Arden University’s programmes are developed with a strong career focus, and are designed to build skills which have practical relevance for the workplace. 

Free for students, Arden’s career service is also on-hand to support your career advancement, and reinforces the University’s commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions. This emphasis on career-readiness benefits ambitious professionals at all levels of experience.

Use the Arden Career Portal to get help improving your CV, conduct mock interviews, and access a global database of job opportunities to get on the right career path for you.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Library services

Arden University’s online distance learning courses benefit you through a comprehensive portfolio of resources, including access to an online library, and research database EBSCO, via their learning platform, iLearn.

All study materials are available online, on any device, 24/7.

Student Life

Campus life

Arden’s Berlin Study Centre is conveniently located at the University of Applied Sciences Europe, just a five-minute walk from Potsdamer Platz in the heart of Berlin. Here, students have access to a range of facilities, such as a canteen and vending machines, computer rooms and printing facilities, a patio, and student lounge close to the reception. Students can also access a library located at the UE campus.


  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association for Project Management (APM)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • UCAS

Student Reviews

I need a help for my fees and my rent as i had come with very good thinking of studying but due to corona my family is not economically stable due to corona as our all business is closed due to corona and it is really a lot more tough time for me and my f
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is a Very Helpful and friendly with students as well as the teachers are very good and they teach us very well.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I just got admitted into the university and induction is slated for October 29. 2020. But so far the University has been very supportive in terms of the admission and visa processing.

I graduated with a distinction in environmental health from the school of health technology in Nigeria but due to financial incapability I couldn't continue to the University. I have to stay back and do some jobs to save some money to further my education
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Am about to start my program and I need your financial assistance

Coventry, England, United Kingdom

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