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Part-time degree courses

You can fit higher education into your life with ARU. We've been delivering part-time degree courses for decades and offer a range of flexible options for undergraduate and postgraduate students, including distance learning and work-based study. With the latest facilities and great support, you'll gain the expertise you need.

Help with the cost of uni

Find out more about financial support, including loans, grants from Government and the NHS, and our fantastic package of ARU scholarships.

Research at ARU

Our research has been classed as world-leading in 12 areas. From saving lives to conserving water, it answers the questions that matter.

How to apply

You'll find information about how to apply on individual course pages; we also have a general guide to undergraduate admissions.

Where you'll study

  • Cambridge

    Cambridge campus - central courtyard


    Our bustling campus is a stone's throw from the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

    Explore our Cambridge campus

  • Chelmsford

    Chelmsford campus - Tindal Building


    In England's newest city, our modern campus is nestled by the river in the University and Innovation Quarter.

    Explore our Chelmsford campus

  • Peterborough

    Architect's impression of ARU Peterborough showing people following a path across campus to a modern building


    Study with us at ARU Peterborough, a new university for the city opening its doors in September 2022.

    Explore ARU Peterborough

  • ARU London

    ARU London

    ARU London

    ARU London offers a range of business, management and accountancy courses in the heart of the City of London.

    Explore ARU London

  • King's Lynn and Milton

    College of West Anglia

    King's Lynn and Milton

    Our partnership with University Centre West Anglia lets you study for ARU degree courses near to home.

    Explore University Centre West Anglia

Get involved

Try new things and meet new people: there's loads of opportunities on offer at ARU.

Support for students

Our Student Services Team can help you with everything from finances and study skills to employability.