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Studying your MBA with Arden University

If you’re looking to progress in your current role or even run your own business, Arden's range of career-focused, accredited and commercially-driven Master of Business Administration (MBA) programmes could be the right choice for you. They combine quality and international excellence with the flexibility to enhance your ability to perform within various business environments.

Whether you want to study a full MBA programme, specialise in certain area, like Finance, Top-up your existing qualification or even study through our partner, the University of Bradford, we’ve got plenty of programmes for you to choose from.

Your MBA Study Options

Online with Arden University

Arden’s flexible MBA programmes bring your course material to life using our immersive online learning experience, iLearn. You can study whenever and wherever you choose, whilst still receiving all the support you need to succeed.

With a proven track record of developing experienced managers into global leaders, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence you need with Distance Learning to advance your career through leadership skills, strategic thinking and critical analysis.

Or if you have an existing Postgraduate qualification you may be eligible for our MBA Top-up Degree

Online with the University of Bradford

For over 15 years, we’ve partnered with the prestigious, triple-accredited, University of Bradford School of Management to provide you with an online MBA that has been ranked number one in the world for value for money and first for gaining a salary increase in the UK.

By applying for this MBA via the Arden website you’ll still get access to all the Arden benefits, such as flexible payment options, but you’ll follow the University of Bradford course completely online and they will be the awarding body named on your degree certificate.


If you choose to study your MBA with Arden University you also have the option of studying via our Blended Learning programme, which combines online study with classroom time at one of our UK study centres based in London, Birmingham or Manchester.

Either of these options give you the flexibility you need to succeed and gain your MBA with confidence.

Arden University MBA courses

Academic Excellence

As a university, Arden are constantly evolving to ensure you’re learning relevant information, informed by the latest research.

Our MBA programmes are taught by leading academics, with expertise covering a wide range of business sectors, who will encourage you to place theory into the context of real world problems.

Rather than focusing on key business functions independently, our tutors strive to integrate different management disciplines to broaden your knowledge of the complex landscape of modern Business.

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Your Career, Your Future

Designed for those committed to advancing their knowledge and career prospects, Arden University's MBAs focus on employability to ensure you receive an excellent return on your investment.

They have also been CMI accredited so you can be assured your qualification has real value in the workplace and will be respected by employers around the world.

Postgraduate Community

To enhance your learning experience even further, you’ll have the opportunity at Arden to become part of our Postgraduate community and connect with fellow students, from all over the globe with a wide range of experience and expertise.

You’ll also be connected to a network of expert academics and alumni so you can grow your connections from day one.

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How to fund your MBA

At Arden University, we strive to provide accessible courses no matter what your background - that’s why our MBA programmes are significantly more affordable than other universities.

We also offer flexible payment options and, if you’re eligible, you can now apply for a Postgraduate Loan through Student Finance England and borrow up to £10,000 to cover the entire cost of your studies.

Call our Admissions Team today on 0800 268 7737 or visit our Fees and Funding page for more support and information.

Ready to study with Arden?

If you already know which MBA course you want to go for, you can apply online today with Arden.

Completing our form only takes a few minutes and one of our friendly Admissions Advisors can assess your application and get in contact to discuss your study options. They'll also be able to answer any questions you may have.

Discover the Arden difference today!

What makes Arden University special?


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Flexible, online 24/7 learning that fits around you

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Accredited, career-focused qualifications 

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Affordable qualifications with student funding available

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1-2-1 support from enrolment to graduation

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