Netherlands

We extend a warm welcome to students from Netherlands.

Here you'll find information about entry requirements for students from the Netherlands. You'll also find details of how to apply, fees and scholarships, any events in your country, support for international students, agents who can help you apply to Anglia Ruskin University, and our contact details.

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Courses

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

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

Download our EU guide 2020-21

Download our international guide 2019-20

Questions?

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 qualification equivalents

for students coming from Netherlands to Anglia Ruskin

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

  • Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) / MBO Middenkaderopleiding (level 4) with average of at least 7
  • a recognised foundation qualification

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

  • Getuigschrift Hoger Beroepsonderwijs (HBO) - Higher Professional
  • Getuigschrift Hoger Beroepsonderwijs (HBO) - Higher Professional Education Diploma with an overall grade of 6.3-6.7
  • 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, 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

Apply in two easy steps

Applying to ARU is straightforward, though the process for undergraduates changes from July-September. At this time you can apply to us directly, rather than through UCAS.

Our information page for EU students will tell you a bit more about the application process. And, if you have any questions, we're always on hand to answer them. You can contact us by phone, email or live chat.

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