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Anglia Ruskin University London

Ranked amongst the top 40 UK universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Anglia Ruskin is a modern university offering world class education through cutting-edge technology and state of the art facilities.

One of the largest universities in East England, the history of Anglia Ruskin University dates to more than 160 years when The Cambridge School of Art was established by William John Beamont in 1858.  It was granted university status in 1992 and the London campus was established in the year 2015.

Famed as one of the best student cities in the world, London is a multiethnic metropolis with a vibrant multiculturism. At the London campus of the Anglia Ruskin University, international students gain the opportunity to pursue their academic journey in a culturally diverse environment that opens global avenues for their career.

The university prides itself in having over 100,000 strong alumni spread across 180 countries globally.

Recognized as a ‘Rising Star’ in Global Higher Studies by Times Higher Education, the university is home to over 40,000 students and over 2000 international students. It is ranked amongst Top Three universities in the UK by the International Student Barometer.

The four faculties of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Law, Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care and Science and Engineering offers 204 undergraduate courses, 120 postgraduate courses, and postgraduate research courses across 21 subject areas.

Anglia Ruskin University prides itself in having a team of highly qualified academicians with significant business experience is committed in their effort to groom employable graduates with necessary academic knowledge, transferable skills, and relevant industry exposure.

The university is committed in its vision to transform lives through innovative, inclusive, and entrepreneurial education and research through the values of Ambition, Innovation, Courage, Community, Integrity, and Responsibility.

Why study at Anglia Ruskin University London?

  • Ranked in the UK’s Top Ten universities for graduate employment according to the Graduates Outcome Survey 2020. 

  • The university boasts of very high student satisfaction rates with over 90% of its students agreeing to having enthusiastic, articulate, and succinct teaching staff (Nation Student Survey 2016).   

  • The university’s on-site recruitment university for temporary work, ARU Temps assists students in finding part-time employment that helps them to earn and learn while gaining work experience. 

  • Access to CareerZone area offering career related advice to students. 

  • Overall rating of 8.3 out of a possible 10 in a Student Satisfaction Survey. 

  • Employability Scheme assists in developing employability skills for the graduate job market through exposure to relevant work experience, and access to potential employers. 

  • Courses designed and updated with close collaboration with potential employers to meet the dynamic needs of the job market. 

  • Recognized as ‘world-leading’ in 12 academic areas by the Research Excellence Framework (REF). 

  • Flexible and convenient scheduling of lectures and tutorials, thereby optimizing the chances of students developing graduate skills by engaging in part-time (voluntary) job. 

  • Industry Exposure sessions by business leaders and distinguished guest speakers. 

  • Over 900 business partners for work placements and internships. 

  • Exposure to global culture and easy access to international opportunities in London.

Entry Requirements


For admission to one of ARU London's degree courses, our standard requirement is 104 UCAS tariff points from 3 A levels, eg BCC. 

Alternatively, we ask for:

  • Irish Leaving Certificate BBCCC
  • Scottish Highers BBCCC
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DMM in a business-related subject
  • IBDP 24 points
  • A recognised international equivalent

We also welcome applications from mature individuals without formal entry qualifications who can demonstrate appropriate, relevant work experience. 

All applicants are also required to have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at a Grade C/4 or above (including English and Maths).

Students whose first language is not English and who have not previously studied in the UK are required to have IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 for each sub-set or equivalent. Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course.


Candidates are required to have a good UK honours degree or overseas equivalent or a professional qualification.

Students whose first language is not English are required to have a pass at IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5 or a recognised equivalent.

ARU London will continue to consider applications up until the course deadline provided places remain available.

APL/APEL Application:

ARU London, in common with other higher education institutions, recognise that some students have a wealth of experience and other qualifications which could provide an exemption from some of the modules which form a programme of study.

Potential students are encouraged to apply for Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) if they can demonstrate the learning outcomes of a module (or modules) have been met. This application must be supported by appropriate evidence; usually in the form of certificates relating to previous courses and qualifications. However, ARU London can only accept qualifications that have been studied and passed within five years of the start date of any new programme. Any application must be made at least two weeks before the start of studies.



Entry Scholarship - A £1,000 scholarship in your first year could be available:

  • If you are from the UK/EU you would need to achieve 144 (AAA) UCAS points.
  • If you are an international student you will need to achieve A+ grade or a minimum of 80% or GPA 5.0 in your A Levels or equivalent qualifications.

Top Achievers – Scholarships of £2,000 are available for the overall top achievers in Year 0, Year 1 and Year 2.

Each year a number of scholarships are available to our top achievers throughout all courses and modules. The winners are presented their scholarships during our Top Achievers event which is hosted twice a year. The scholarship is applied to your next academic year tuition fees.


Masters Scholarship Programme

ARU London provides a number of scholarships each year across our three postgraduate intakes. All applicants are offered the chance to receive a scholarship of up to 50% off their Master's Degree. To enter applicants must write 750 words or more about their previous degree, particular area(s) of interest within the field of business, and why they wish to study for a postgraduate degree.


Deadline for Consideration

September 2021

3rd September 2021

January 2022

3rd January 2022

May 2022

29th April 2022

ARUL Alumni Scholarship:

All alumni of ARU London will be offered a £2,000 scholarship if they wish to continue their studies on a Postgraduate course.

Entry Scholarship

Any applicant who has achieved a First Class honours degree from a university in the UK will be offered £1,000 scholarship upon admission.

Sports Scholarships:

If you're a talented student-athlete, apply for our Anglia Ruskin Sports Scholarship worth £1,000.

We take great pride in the fact that some of the most talented sportsmen and women in the country choose to study with us. We also understand how difficult it can be to balance the demands of competing at the highest level with a full academic life when you first arrive at university.

We offer students competing at regional, national, or international levels, the opportunity to apply for a scholarship award worth up to £1,000 per year for three years. Each award is tailored towards the needs of the athlete and is delivered as a package of support that’ll add value to existing training programmes to help achieve both academic and sporting success.

Please note that only one scholarship can be applied per student, the scholarship with the highest value will be taken into consideration.

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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