Contemporary courses

The Anglia Ruskin University, UK was awarded university status in 1992. With a student population of 30,000, it is one of the largest universities in the country. And with over 16,000 part-time students, it is the most important provider of part-time higher education in the country.

It offers an ever expanding range of contemporary courses designed to meet the needs of the individual and the requirements of a knowledge-based economy. Its main campuses at Cambridge and Chelmsford attract students from all over. The University has an extensive network of contacts with institutions throughout the world, delivering courses in

countries as far removed as Malaysia and Trinidad.

Courses offered

It offers a wide range of undergraduate courses including single and combined honours degrees; Higher National Diplomas and Higher National Certificates; Negotiated

Undergraduate Awards for students with previous higher education credits; Foundation Degrees as a vocational route within higher education; and courses for professional


It offers a diverse range of postgraduate courses at different levels across all of the faculties of study. The programme includes postgraduate taught courses and professional courses as well as research degrees.


The International Merit Scholarship scheme provides 65 awards of £1,000 each year, and is open to applications from well-qualified students holding an offer for any full-time Bachelors or Masters course.

The Transfer Scholarship Scheme: All students transferring from partner institutions which have a specific cooperation agreement with Anglia Ruskin University, will receive a £1,000 transfer scholarship as a reduction on their tuition fees.

Admission requirements

Postgraduate Masters courses: An academic qualification equivalent to a UK second class honours degree in a relevant subject area. The MBA also requires two years’ relevant work experience.

English language level required IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 600 (standard score), TOEFL 250 (computer score), or equivalent.

Undergraduate Bachelors courses: You must have one of the specified options opposite British GCE A levels or VCE A levels. University entrance qualifications obtained in your home country.

English Language level required Typically IELTS 5.5 or 6.0 (or equivalent).

At Anglia Ruskin you can start studying in January. Although the main start date for all courses at Anglia Ruskin is September, an increasing number of courses are now offering a January (semester two) start as well.


University-managed accommodation consists of single study bedrooms in halls of residence and a number of houses around the city. Accommodation for undergraduate and postgraduate students is available on campus but there is also the possibility of living off-campus.

All University accommodation is self-catering, so you can eat when, where and what you like. The cost per room for University-managed accommodation ranges from £ 2,500 to £ 4,300 per year, depending on room size, facilities and location.