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Join a worldwide network of like-minded students

With online learning having many attractive qualities, it’s not difficult to see why it has grown in popularity around the world and Arden University is at the forefront of delivering flexible, content-rich programmes which empower people in their lives.

If you have the internet, you can access an Arden course, and students love the ability to control where, when and how they study for their qualification.

Busy people like us

Arden students can be found the world around; learners from across the UK are joined by those from Europe, Africa and beyond and over 90% of our distance learning students work alongside their studies. No longer do they have to take time our from their work or from other commitments to enhance their long-term prospects and achieve that award they've always wanted.

A student view

We recently asked our students to send us their view whilst studying. The results were amazing and to get an idea, here are just a few of the wonderful locations Arden’s distance learning students get to use as their classroom!

Student Photo - Boat
Student Photo - Bench
Student Photo - Studying

As you can see, there are very few limitations when it comes to choosing a place to study if you’re an online learner with Arden University. If you have internet connection and an environment you feel you’re able to concentrate in, you’re good to go!

You can view more information on online learning here, or browse the courses available by online distance learning below.

Distance learning courses

Distance learning FAQs

How does online learning work?

There is no campus, no fixed timetable and your study portal is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! The qualification at the end is the same as any other UK university course. We provide you with all the study materials you need, a team of expert tutors and other support to get you through. Learn more about the Learning Experience here.

Do I need a computer?

You will need to be online for all of our courses, and there are specific software requirements for some of them. You can connect to ilearn (our online learning classroom) through many different devices such as mobile phones, tablets and laptops, or your local library may have resources you can use.

What study materials do I get?

Your learning materials are developed by subject specialists and have been developed with your future career in mind – so you don't just get the theory to help you pass your exams, but also real-life, practical examples to make things easier to understand and to help you later thrive in the workplace.

What makes Arden University online study so special?

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