If you’ve already completed a BTEC, HND or a Foundation Degree, you could get a full honours degree in just one year by enrolling on one of Arden University’s eight brand new Top Up Degrees.

Is an Arden University Top Up Degree right for me?

What is a Top Up Degree?

A Top Up Degree is a one or two-year degree that can build on your existing qualification and means you don’t have to start a full honours degree from scratch.

Is it right for me?

If you’ve completed a relevant two-year qualification, such as a BTEC, HND or a Foundation Degree, and are looking to develop your skills and knowledge to improve your employability, a flexible and accessible Top Up Degree that you can study online could be just right for you.

If you’re juggling work or family commitments, for example, but want to build on your qualifications, Arden University’s distance learning Top Up Degrees could be the ideal solution, as you don’t need to change your life or give up your commitments to achieve your goals.

What Top Up Degrees are available?

These are the Top Ups available at Arden University:

What are the advantages of studying for a Top Up Degree?

The Top Up degrees are focused on getting degree level skills and knowledge specific to the subject you have chosen to study, that will be useful in your career.

Another big plus of studying for a Top Up Degree is that it shows your employer that you’re a lifelong learner with the dedication, initiative, intellectual and organisational skills to complete a recognised qualification. That’s a good thing, which will help take you forward in your chosen career path.

Studying with Arden University, also provides you with a fully supported learning environment with expert academics on hand to help you. There is also a range of flexible funding options available for students and Arden staff you talk through your options.

What are my options after completing a Top Up Degree?

The great news is that you graduate with a full honours degree once you’ve completed a Top Up Degree. That opens the door to potential new career opportunities in your chosen field or further study towards a Master’s level qualification.


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