We extend a warm welcome to students from Taiwan.

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.

Facebook Live session with our alumna Shu-Ti Liao from Taiwan – May 2017

Shu-Ti graduated with MA in Children’s Book Illustration in 2015; she also won the first place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration that year. Watch the video below to hear more about Shu-Ti’s experience at ARU.

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I like the curriculum of my course at ARU: the structure of my course is very well planned. The tutors are really helpful, we get lots of constructive feedback which is useful in improving our work
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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 answers@anglia.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

for students coming from Taiwan 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)

  • Junior College Diploma
  • Senior Vocational High School Leaving Certificate
  • Successful competition of at least one year of undergraduate studies at a recognised university in Taiwan with minimum 65%

If you are applying for a one of our Art & Design, Music, Drama or Performing Arts courses, we can also accept Senior High School certificate with a minimum of 70%.

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

  • A recognised pre-masters course
  • Bachelor degree awarded by a National University in Taiwan with a minimum of 65%
  • Bachelor degree awarded by any other recognized institution in Taiwan with a minimum of 70%

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


Location: Taipei, Taichung, Kaohsiung, Tainan

Website: http://www.getsetglobal.com/

Email: taipei@getsetglobal.com



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Email: tpces@ukeas.com


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Location: Taipei

Website: http://www.weg.tw/

Email: weg@weg.com.tw