What is a Degree Top-up?

Are you looking to develop your qualifications and accelerate your career? A Top-Up Degree from Arden University gives you the opportunity to do just that. Discover how to take the next step of your future with a Blended or Distance Learning Top-Up Degree course – studying at your own pace, in your own time. 

A Top-Up Degree is, quite simply, the equivalent to studying the final year of an Undergraduate Degree.

These Top-Up courses are specifically aimed at students who have previously completed either a Higher National Diploma (HND) or a foundation level Degree (in a related subject) in order to help them gain a full Bachelor's Degree qualification.

At Arden University, we offer a range of subjects at Top-up Degree level, to build onto your current qualification.

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Why study a Degree Top-up with Arden?

If you want to complete your Top-Up Degree and gain a qualification which will take your career to the next step, you can't go wrong with Arden University.

At Arden, you can study an online Top-Up Degree flexibly through our innovative Distance Learning model, meaning you learn everything from the comfort of your own home, accessing your course materials through our study portal, ilearn and getting online support from your Arden course tutor too.

Alternatively, you can take advantage of our Blended Learning route, which gives you a mixture of online learning and face-to-face lectures at one of our UK Study Centres. Our modern Study Centres in London, Manchester and Birmingham are conveniently located and class times are very flexible - perfect if you're looking to fit your studies around any other commitments.

Whichever route you choose, it means you can fit your Top-Up Degree course easily into your life and gain a full Degree in just one year.

Whether you’re ready for a BA Top-Up Degree, or you’re looking to transform your existing HND qualification into a full Degree, Arden University is the perfect place to start your journey. Take a look at our available Top-Up courses below.

Arden University Degree Top-Up courses

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