Study online with Arden - Wherever you are in the world!

With Arden’s online learning programmes, geographical limitations simply don't exist. If attending lectures at one of our UK or Germany study centres just isn’t feasible for you, you can opt for 100% online learning and earn a qualification from the comfort of your own home and beyond!

No matter where in the world you live, from the UK, to Europe, to Africa, Asia, and the USA, studying online with Arden University couldn’t be more convenient. All of your course materials and tutorials will be available to you through our virtual classroom, ilearn, and you’ll be in regular contact with tutors to ensure that you’re on track and confident in your understanding of each module.

Studying online gives you ultimate flexibility, and is ideal for anyone hoping to fit their study schedule around any existing commitments, whether they’re personal or professional. The qualification you gain after completing your programme is the same as those awarded to on-campus learners at any other university too, so it’s a win-win situation.

Over 50,000 people Worldwide have studied and achieved their qualifications through online learning with us at Arden University.

You can browse all our online learning courses, below or find out what you need to study online.

How flexible is online learning?  

As well as being able to study anytime, anywhere, you can also adapt the number of modules you study during each study period. As you progress through your course at Arden University the choice is in your hands, so you can adapt the quantity of modules you study based on how busy you are. For all our modules of study, you can take an assessment period off as long as you complete the minimum modules per year which are as follows: 

Undergraduate self-funding  

Each level of undergraduate study carries 120 credits. You can choose to study 40 credits (two modules) per three-month assessment period which means you could complete a year of study in as little as nine months and your complete degree within 27 months. 

On the reverse, if you want to reduce the intensity of study, you only need to study 40 credits (two modules), over three or six months, per year.

Undergraduate Student Loan Company funded  

Each level of undergraduate study carries 120 credits. You can choose to study 40 credits (two modules) per three-month assessment period which means you could complete a year of study in as little as nine months. Student Loans Company requires a full year for each level, meaning you could have a completely clear assessment period (three months) per year while still being able to complete your degree in three years. 

On the reverse, if you want to reduce the intensity of study, you only need to study 40 credits (two modules), over three or six months, per year.

Postgraduate self-funding   

A postgraduate degree is 180 credits in total, six 20 credit modules and a project of 60 credits. You can choose to study 40 credits (two modules) per three-month assessment period, plus your research project or dissertation (60 credits) for three months minimum, meaning you could complete a part time master’s degree in as little as a year.

On the reverse, if you want to reduce the intensity of study, you only need to study 40 credits (two modules), over three or six months, per year. This means you can spread your postgraduate studies to 39 months if needed. 

Postgraduate Student Loan Company funded  

A postgraduate degree is 180 credits in total. You can choose to study 20 credits (one module) per three-month assessment period, plus your research project or dissertation (60 credits) for three months minimum, meaning you could complete a part time master’s degree in as little as 21 months. 
On the reverse, if you want to reduce the intensity of study, you can spread your postgraduate study to two years. 

If a Student Loan Company (SLC) student would like to complete their postgraduate degree within one year they could do by self-funding upfront and recouping the money via SLC over two years. 

What do you need to study at Arden University? 

Our aim is to make Arden as accessible as possible by ensuring that you can join us, wherever you are.

That’s why we keep our requirements simple. All you need is a laptop or computer (we recommend one running the latest version of Windows), and a good stable internet connection.

With this one tool, you’ll be able to access information, advice, support, learning materials and our online library, as well as create assignments, keep notes, and collaborate with other students effectively."

Why is online learning so popular?

In today’s busy world you can't always adjust your schedule to pursue a full-time education. Online learning enables you to study for an internationally-recognised qualification without putting your life on hold. Whether you are a busy professional looking for the next step in your career or a school leaver wanting to start your career without sacrificing your education, online study may be the solution you need. 

The only difference between a qualification from Arden and a traditional campus university is the flexible way we deliver the course. With 24/7, multi-device, multi-media learning materials and an easy-to-use virtual classroom, ilearn, you can study from any place in the World, at any time, as long as you can access the internet.

Take a look below at all the online learning courses offered by Arden.

Arden University Online Learning courses

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