We extend a warm welcome to students from Nigeria.

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.
Our Recruitment team are unable to travel and attend events and meet you in person at this time, however we will be sharing the expertise and spirit of our community here at ARU with you through our digital channels over the coming weeks.
Please contact your in-country representative via email Akudo Akwitty or mobile: +234 909 131 6683.

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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 entry requirements

for students coming from Nigeria 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)

  • Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Higher National Diploma (HND), plus O’ Level credit passes in Mathematics and English Language
  • One year of university education plus O’ Level credit passes in at least five subjects (including Mathematics and English Language)
  • A recognised Advanced Level qualification, or equivalent
  • OR WAEC/NECO with 5 credits at B3 or above / English C6

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

  • A recognised pre-masters course
  • A UK equivalent bachelors degree (minimum lower second class, 2:2)
  • Nigerian postgraduate diploma
  • English C6

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, ARU College can help. ARU College provides foundation, first 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:

Approved agents

EPS Education

  • Location: Abuja
  • Address: Plot 340 Kado District, By Naval Quarters Mess, Opposite NAF Conference Center
  • Telephone: 0818 282 1207
  • Email:

UKEAS Nigeria

  • Location: Abuja
  • Address: Ground Floor, 50, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent, Osas & Oseji Building, Between UBA and H-Medix, Wuse 2, Abuja FCT.
  • Telephone: +234 9 781 8864
  • Email:
  • Website:


UKEAS Nigeria

  • Location: Enugu
  • Address: Suite B8, First Floor, Bethel Plaza, 36 Garden Avenue, Enugu.
  • Telephone: +234 705 919 3156
  • Email:
  • Website:

UKEAS Nigeria


UKEAS Nigeria (Ikeja Office)

UKEAS Nigeria (Victoria Island Office)

UKEAS Nigeria

  • Location: Port Harcourt
  • Address: Ukeas Nigeria (Port Harcourt Office), Plot 156, No 11 Tom Inko-Tariah Street, Rumuogba Estate, Port Harcourt.
  • Telephone: +234 811 670 9992
  • Email:
  • Website:


British Canadian International Education

  • Location: Abuja
  • Address: 24B Djibouti Crescent, off Freetown Street behind Rockview Hotel, the 5th House after Zartech Wuse 2, Abuja
  • Office Telephone: 081-7149-5402 / 09-093478930 / Mobile: 080-6678-8636
  • Email:
  • Website:

British Canadian International Education


TG Marchnata Education

  • Location: Abuja
  • Address: Suite 301A Dbm Plaza, Plot 1381-1383, Cadastral Zone A02 (Opp First Forty Hotel), Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja Nigeria.
  • Telephone: 0811 111 1054 / 0809 393 8217
  • Email:
  • Website:

TG Marchnata Education

Diamond Giant Consulting

  • Location: Lagos
  • Address:Suit 53 Terrace By Ecobank Tafawa Balewa Square Race Course, Lagos Island Lagos
  • Telephone: +234 803 508 7511 / +234 802 460 3725
  • Email:
  • Website:

SI-UK Education Council

  • Location: Lagos
  • Address: 2nd Floor, 84 Opebi Road, Ikeja, Lagos
  • Telephone: 01 212 0530 / 01 212 0531 / 0811 047 7469
  • Email:
  • Website:


Solomon Word International Education (SWIE)

  • Location: Lagos
  • Address: Suite 56 (2nd Floor) Lsdpc Ogba Shopping Arcade, Ogba-Ikeja, Lagos
  • Telephone: 01 821 4045 / 0802 666 8008
  • Email:
  • Website:

3AG Global Resources Limited

  • Location: Lagos
  • Address: 1st Floor Back Wing, 9 Olufunmilola Okikiolu Street Off Toyin St, Ikeja, Lagos
  • Telephone: +234 1 342 6927 / +234 802 950 6546
  • Email:
  • Website:

Glory Educational Services

Dave Abion Consulting