Arden University Online

Arden University Online

Arden University Online 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

  • No fixed lecture times. Continue to work alongside your studies with 24/7 access to all study materials on any device.
  • Internationally-recognised qualifications with accreditations from professional bodies. Our programmes focus on transferable skills for the workplace.
  • Excellent student support & 1-to-1 communication with tutors. Our students rave about the quality of support they get at Arden.

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (52)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (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 Online – the only specialist distance learning university to launch in the UK in the last 50 years – was born.


Arden University Online 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 Online 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 Online, 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 Online’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.


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

When you study online with Arden, you can fit your study schedule into your lifestyle. One of the biggest draws for our students is that they can keep their full time jobs and family commitments while earning their degrees and moving their careers forward.

There are no fixed lecture times, and all your study materials are available online, on any device. This means that you can listen to your lectures on your way to work, during your exercise routine, or any time that suits you.

Arden students have access to an amazing support network. Arden's student support is available 24/7, and you will have 1-to-1 communications with your tutors so that you are set up for success in your degree and in your career.


  • 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

Coventry, England, United Kingdom


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