We extend a warm welcome to students from Egypt.

Here you'll find out about the entry requirements for ARU and equivalent qualifications. There is also information about how to apply, fees and scholarships, events, and contact details for our approved agents in Egypt.

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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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Entry requirements

Academic qualification equivalents

for students coming from Egypt to Anglia Ruskin

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

  • Thanaweya A'ama (Certificate of General Secondary Education) OR the Al-Azher Secondary School Certificate with an overall 70% or higher AND 2-Year Diploma from Intermediate/Higher Institute with overall 65% or higher
  • a recognised foundation qualification

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

  • Bachelors Degree with an overall CGPA of 2.7 or above
  • 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

Global Study UK

International Placewell Consultants 

  • Location: New Cairo
  • Address: Villa 152, South Youth Sq. -El Banfasg Area, First Settlement - New Cairo , Egypt
  • Telephone: +2 0120 1426329 or +2 012 023 44225
  • Email:
  • Website:

The British Educational Services Agency

  • Location: Cairo
  • Address: 32 Mohamed Tawfik Diab St., Makram Ebeid St.,Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
  • Telephone: (+2) 02  2271 2189 or (+2) 010 2224 5199 
  • Email:
  • Website: