Canada

We extend a warm welcome to students from Canada.

Here you'll find out about the entry requirements for Anglia Ruskin and the qualification equivalents from your home country. You'll also find information about how to apply, fees and scholarships, events we're holding and contact details for us and our partners in your country.

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You can study an undergraduate, Masters or research degree at ARU.

You'll find an application link on all our course pages.

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If you have any questions about studying at ARU, call us on +44 (0)1245 686868 or email answers@anglia.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

for students coming from Canada to ARU

For entry to a bachelor’s degree (year 1), we will consider the following qualifications:

  • A recognised foundation programme
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma 

  • International Advanced Levels (A Levels)

  • Alberta - General High School Diploma with at least 65% in 5 grade 12 subjects
  • British Columbia - Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma with 5 Bs in 5 grade 12 subjects
  • Manitoba - High School Graduation Diploma with 5 credits at 300 level in at least 4 subjects with at least 65% in each
  • New Brunswick - High School Graduation Diploma with a least 65% in 5 grade 12 subjects
  • Newfoundland - High School Graduation Diploma with 70% in 6 subjects at 3000 level/ Grade 12 or 65% in 9 subjects Grade 12
  • North West Territories - General High School Diploma with an average of at least 65% in 5 grade 12 subjects
  • Nova Scotia - High School Completion Certificate with an average of at least 65% in 5 grade 12 subjects
  • Ontario - Secondary School Diploma with at least 70% in 6 4U or 4M subjects (including 4U in English)
  • Prince Edward Island - High School Graduation Diploma with at least 65% in 5 grade 12 subjects
  • Quebec - Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC)
  • Saskatchewan - Completion of grade 12 with at least 65% in 5 grade 12 subjects
  • Yukon Territory - Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma with a minimum of 5 Bs in at least 5 grade 12 subjects.

For entry to a master’s degree, we will consider the following qualifications:

• A recognised pre-masters course

• Bachelors (Honors) Degree with a CGPA of 6 or above (out of 9) or 2.7 or above (out of 4.0).

For entry to a research degree, we will consider overseas qualifications equivalent to a UK Master’s degree. Please visit our postgraduate research pages for more information on the application requirements. 

The above is a guide only and not all qualifications are listed. There may be additional course requirements, such specific subjects or grades, a portfolio or an interview, for example. These requirements will be detailed on each individual course page.


If you don't hold one of the qualifications above then  ARU College can help. ARU College provides foundationfirst year and pre-masters courses, designed to prepare you for entry to your chosen degree.

English requirements

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you'll need to be able to show you have the required level of English language. This is so we can ensure you'll be able to follow your course.

  • Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • Our standard entry criteria for postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses is IELTS 6.5, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

If you don't meet our English language requirements, our Language Centre offers a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course.

Our Language Centre also offers the English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) in the UK and overseas. Check our events page for dates or contact our country managers for more information.

How to apply

Here are some links to important information that’ll help you with your application to Anglia Ruskin University:

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