We extend a warm welcome to students from China.

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 approved agents in your country.

If you are joining us in September 2019, please find our translated Pre-departure guide

View our International Guide (translated) below.

Events in China

A representative from Anglia Ruskin University will be attending the event below. Please contact our team if you are interested in studying at Anglia Ruskin University, or have any questions:

Date Time City  Event  Venue  Address 
Wednesday 16 October  09:00am – 11:30am  Nanjing  SQA Fair  Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA)  Gugong Campus,No29, Yudao Street,Qinhuai District, Nanjing 
Thursday 17 October  14:00pm - 16:30pm  Shanghai  SQA Fair  Xianda College, Shanghai International Studies University (SISU, Xianda)  No.390 East Tiyuhui Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 
Friday 18 October  09:00am - 11:30am  Shanghai  SQA Fair  Shanghai lixin accounting and finance college  Pudong Campus,Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance,No.995, Shangchuan Road,Shanghai 
Friday 18 October   14:00pm - 16:40pm  Shanghai  SQA Fair  East China normal university  3663 Zhongshan North Road, Shanghai 
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October 2019  Saturday:
Beijing  2019 China Education Expo, Beijing   Hall 5 - 6, B1 China National Convention Centre
Thursday 31 October   09:00am - 11:30am  Chengdu  SQA Fair  Sichuan University (SCU)  No.12 Linyin Street, Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province 610041
Monday 4 November   14:00pm - 17:00pm  Xiamen  SQA Fair   Xiamen University (XMU)  International College, Xiangan Campus, Xiamen University 
Tuesday 5 November   14:00pm - 17:00pm  Guangzhou  SQA Fair   Guangdong University of Finance (GUF)  No.527, Longdong Yingfu Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong University of Finance 
Wednesday 6 November   09:00am - 12:00pm  Guangzhou  SQA Fair  Guangdong University of Finance and Economics (GUFE)  No.21, Chisha Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong,GUFE 
Thursday 7 November   09:00am - 12:00pm  Foshan  SQA Fair   South China Normal University (SCNU)  Nanhai Campus, South China Normal University,Nanhai District, Foshan City, Guangdong 

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

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Entry requirements

Academic qualification equivalents
for students coming from China to Anglia Ruskin

If you’re applying for an undergraduate course (year 1 entry) you must hold one of the following:

  • National Senior High School Certificate or Chinese University Entrance Examination or Matriculation Examination with 85% and above in subjects of English and Maths
  • Two-year University-level Diploma with 70%
  • First year Chinese university Degree-level students with overall 70% and above
  • A recognised foundation qualification

If you’re applying for a postgraduate taught course you must hold one of the following:

  • 70% final mark in a 4-year Bachelors awarded by a recognised university
  • Four-year degree from a private college in China with 85% pass - 80% final mark in a three-year Diploma from a recognised university plus three years of appropriate employment experience
  • Applicants with no first degree but who have five to seven years' work experience will be considered.
  • A recognised pre-Masters course

Interested in our postgraduate research degrees? Please visit our postgraduate research pages, where you’ll find entry requirements.

Some of our courses may have extra requirements, such as portfolios for art and design courses. These are outlined in our course pages.

If you don't meet academic requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses then Cambridge Ruskin International College (CRIC) can help. CRIC provides foundation and pre-Masters courses which will help you meet the requirements for our degrees. 

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:

Approved agents

China representative - Jiang Huimin (Michael)


Mobile: +86 139 111 59698


Website: N/A

Amber Education (Hong Kong) Services Ltd.




  • Telephone: 86(020)2237 9900

360 Education Group



Aoji Education Consulting Co. Ltd.


Can-Achieve International Education Ltd

Decent Education Consulting Ltd



EIC Education

Global Education Alliance (GEA)



IAE China


IDP Promising Education


IHorizon Group (HK) Ltd


JJL Overseas Education Consulting & Service Co. Ltd


New Oriental Vision Overseas Consulting Co. Ltd

Shenyang Linkup international Education Consultants


Shinyway International


SI-UK Shanghai







UVIC Group


Wiseway Global Co. Ltd


  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Telephone: 400-164-6699