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Here at Arden University, we’re dedicated to providing access to flexible online learning for ambitious students around the world. We offer two modes of study, giving you the best possible learning experience according to your preferred way of learning.

Students who live within travelling distance of our study centres in the UK or Berlin find blended learning the more preferable mode of study. It gives them valuable face-to-face teaching time twice a week, whilst maintaining the flexibility of access to online learning materials. 

Below we’ve explained the main differences between Blended and Distance Learning, to help you decide which one is right for you.

Blended Learning or Distance Learning – which study mode is right for you?

Blended Learning

  • 8 hours of real-time teaching weekly
    Face-to-face at UK or Berlin study centres with classmates and your tutor. These sessions are currently also available to take part in live online. 

  • Scheduled class times
    Set times and days for many lectures and face to face time with your tutor, to provide a regular structure to your studies.

  • 24/7 study access
    You can engage with the rest of your study materials on any device, at any time, from anywhere.

  • SLC funding eligible (UK)
    Our Blended Learning programmes are fully eligible for Student Loans Company (SLC) funding. 


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Distance Learning 

  • 24/7 Access to study materials
    Your self-guided sessions and multi-media online materials are always available to you from any device.

  • Flexible schedule
    Watch your sessions at any time of day, wherever you are most productive.

  • Student support Our Student Support team answer administrative and technical questions throughout your studies.

  • SLC funding eligible (UK)
    You can use Student Loans Company funding to pay the tuition fees for your online degree with Arden!


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Why study with Arden?

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With the option to choose either blended or fully online study methods, we bring you flexible learning that fits around your life.

We provide all our students with personalised academic and digital-skills support from enrolment to graduation.

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Arden University

Payment plans and funding options are available, helping you focus on your studies, not your tuition fees. Plus, our Distance Learning courses are eligible for SLC funding.

Our degree courses have a strong focus on your future employability, and many come with accreditation from UK professional bodies. 

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