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. 

You are welcome to follow us on our Chinese social media channels that we have specially designed for our students and partners from China. You can find our course and application updates as well as our events and activities in China through our Chinese language channels.

Chinese microsite:

ARU official Weibo account: 英国安格利亚鲁斯金大学

ARU official Wechat account: 英国安格利亚鲁斯金大学教育

View our previous International Guide (translated) below.

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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

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 ARU College can help. ARU College 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