Arden gives you the knowledge and tools that could lead to a range of successful careers such as a professional practitioner, manager, or leader in Health and Social Care.
Arden’s innovative approach provides flexibility like no other. You can complete a 3 year degree by attending tutorials just 2 days a week. Leaving you 3 days to progress your career or spend as you wish.
Linley House is a spacious and modern building in the commercial core of the city. Located near St Peters Square with Oxford Road and Manchester Piccadilly train stations within 10 minutes walking distance, you will be connected to the heart of a busy city and thriving student population.
We are proud to offer non-standard entry which means your work experience and previous qualifications are taken into account.
With Arden you only pay for what matters – high quality courses and a fantastic learning experience. The entire course can be student loan funded, although graduating debt free is possible by earning while you learn.
We provide a unique learning experience - all your study materials are online, so when you’re away from the study centre you can learn on your laptop, smart phone or tablet – at home, at work or even on the move.
With a Healthcare degree from Arden, you could work in the NHS, private healthcare and voluntary and not-for-profit organisations in a range of settings including:
If you wish to pursue a career in Health and Social Care, here’s a selection of the type of jobs available to you:
Edith was a support worker in an advanced dementia home when she decided to study a Health & Social Care degree. She feels the degree has made a huge impact on her life and career and we are proud of her achievements so far.
“I have loved every minute of it. I have thoroughly enjoyed the way I have been challenged by the tutors, the ever helpful back offices, and the interaction with fellow students on the blog. Arden was extremely helpful in guiding me with the student loan.
So here I am now, earning 10,000 pounds a year more than I was 3 months ago. I am now a Regional Trainer.”
If you’re not 100% comfortable with university level study choosing our 4 year degree option is a smart choice.
The first year is designed to give you the basics needed to successfully complete the rest of the degree as it focuses on essential study skills. You will build your confidence and become a capable, well equipped student who is able to complete the full degree.
Discover more about our foundation year entry degrees
When you enrol on a blended degree you will become a student at our Manchester study centres. Giving you access to the technology and services you need to support your studies, the modern centres are buzzing with students, tutors and staff.
At Arden, we believe everyone, everywhere has the right to higher education. We've supported more than 50,000 students over 25 years and are the experts in flexible higher education.
We offer career-focused blended learning qualifications at our London study centres as well as providing online courses across the world.
We work in partnership with and many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies.
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