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Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University





Anglia Ruskin University
Ranked in the world’s top 350 institutions in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, ARU is a global university transforming lives through innovative, inclusive and entrepreneurial education and research. Our students are at the heart of our University: their educational experience engages, challenges and empowers them to reach their full potential. ARU’s research institutes and four faculties bridge scientific, technical and creative fields.  We deliver impactful research which tackles pressing issues and makes a real difference to our communities. 

The two main Campuses for International students are in Cambridge and Chelmsford, UK.

Postgraduate programmes
ARU has taught programmes and research opportunities in many areas, animal and environmental sciences, art and design, building and construction, business, computing, engineering, law, crime and social studies, health professions, music, nursing, psychology and sciences.

Our Postgraduate programmes commence in September and January

We offer the following types of Masters awards:

  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Law (LLM)
  • Master of Science (MSc)

The University’s academic excellence has been recognised by the UK’s Higher Education funding bodies, with 12 areas classed as generating world-leading research.

We have two main campuses with both close links to London and International / European airports:

Cambridge – 50 minutes to Central London

Chelmsford – 30 minutes to Central London

Student facilities

  • Anglia Ruskin given award for its top facilities.
  • University is praised by judges for its 'excellent' learning environment.

The University has impressive state-of-the-art facilities and has invested £115 million over recent years. It houses one of only nine optometry schools in the UK, and has its own public art gallery - The Ruskin Gallery. It also has a new Science Centre, a Law School Law Clinic, mock law courts, computer gaming suites and 24/7 libraries complete with books and online learning resources.

Student Support
Our award winning Student Services Team and student ambassadors will help and support you through your studies and beyond. You'll find support for money matters, study advice, personal support, help meeting people, and providing opportunities to make yourself more employable for your future.

Scholarships & Funding

International Excellence
Our International Excellence Scholarship is awarded to students who can demonstrate exceptional academic and extra-curricular achievement. Students will need to apply for this scholarship.

GREAT Scholarship  (China, Egypt, Kenya, Mexico, Indonesia and Malaysia) -  GREAT Scholarship
At ARU scholarships are available to students from China (two places), and Egypt, Kenya, Mexico, Indonesia and Malaysia (one place per country).

The GREAT Scholarships 2021 programme, launched by the British Council together with 41 UK universities, supports postgraduate students to access world-class UK higher education opportunities. For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2021, please visit the Study UK website.

GREAT Scholarship for a Sustainable Future (Turkey and Vietnam) - GREAT Scholarship Sustainable

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, we're offering two scholarships to international students from Turkey (one place) and Vietnam (one place) applying for full-time taught postgraduate courses in a subject related to climate change on our Cambridge or Chelmsford campus, starting in September 2021.

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships for a Sustainable Future, please visit the Study UK website.

International Merit Scholarship
Students will automatically be considered for these scholarships. These award students with £2,000 or £1,000 towards their total course fee.

International Alumni Scholarship
Students will automatically be considered for this scholarship of £3,000 if they have successfully completed an Anglia Ruskin University degree.

International Early Payment Discount 
Students who pay tuition fees early can take advantage of the £1,000 early payment discount. They will automatically be considered for this discount.

MBA scholarships
For the one-year MBA, the University offers a £4,000 scholarship. For the two-year MBA with one-year industry work placement, students are offered a £2,000 scholarship.

English language requirements
The standard entry criteria for postgraduate courses is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

We also accept…

•            ETS TOEFL iBT with 88 overall and a minimum of 17 in writing and listening, 18 in reading and 20 in speaking.

•            Pearson PTE with 61 overall and a minimum of 51 in all components.

International student life at ARU - Student Life

  Anglia Ruskin University offers students support in a wide range of areas. These include a dedicated service for those with a disability, including a mental health condition, medical condition or specific learning difficulties. There is also a counselling service, advice on finances, and an International office focusing on the queries and needs of overseas students.

Virtual open days
Postgraduate open day 
Virtual on demand open day
Virtual guided campus tours 

Cambridge virtual open day


Chelmsford virtual open day

International Office
Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop Hall Lane

T: +44 (0)1245 493131



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