South Korea

We extend a warm welcome to students from South Korea.

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.

Events in South Korea

Meet representatives from Anglia Ruskin University in Seoul. You can meet us at the event below or email Modesta to arrange an appointment.

Date Event City Time Venue Address
Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 October 2019  Study UK Tashkent
13:00 - 19:00 Radisson Blu Hotel

88, Amir Temur Street, Tashkent

100084, Uzbekistan

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It’s great when you are able to study with professional and dedicated professors who are always here to help. I think that this course is one of the best!
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MA Children’s Book Illustration

We'll support you every step of the way


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 South Korea to Anglia Ruskin


For direct entry onto most of our undergraduate programmes you will need to hold one of the following:

  • Successful competition of at least one year of undergraduate studies at a recognised university in South Korea with a CGPA of 2.8/4.0 or 3.0/4.5
  • Junior College Diploma
  • a recognised foundation qualification
If you are applying for a one of our Art & Design, Music, Drama or Performing Arts courses, we can also accept High School Diploma with a minimum grade C/70%


For entry into our postgraduate taught courses, you must hold one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree awarded by a recognized institution in South Korea with a  CGPA of 2.8/4.0 or 3.0/4.5
  • a recognised pre-Masters course

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

Additional 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

Dongsuh Education Centre

Location: Seoul




EDM Education

Location: Seoul, Busan, Daegu, Daejeon



HMA Education

Location: Seoul




IDP Education

Location: Seoul




People Loving Education

Location: Seoul





Location: Seoul




UHAK People

Location: Seoul





Location: Seoul