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Foundation pathways

Preparing you for a degree at Anglia Ruskin University

Foundation Pathways

There are many routes to starting an undergraduate course at Anglia Ruskin University: foundation degrees are one of them.

Many students start a degree course straight after studying for A levels, BTECs or other qualifications. However, you can also join us on a foundation course before starting your main degree, or take a degree with a foundation year. 

At Anglia Ruskin we offer a range of foundation degrees and undergraduate degrees with a foundation year. We also work:

Foundation courses are a good way of bridging any skills gaps, getting additional support and in some case gaining an additional qualification.

View a list of foundation courses available through Anglia Ruskin, UCP and CWA, or enter 'foundation' into the search box above.

Cambridge Ruskin International College

Cambridge Ruskin International College (CRIC) offers a number of foundation pathways onto a wide range of Anglia Ruskin degrees. This option may be suitable for you if you don't quite meet the ARU entry requirements, are looking for more flexible start times or enhanced support at the start of your university career.

When choosing to study through CRIC you will be studying at ARU’s Cambridge or Chelmsford campuses. You’ll be able to access all of our facilities and activities and will be an ARU student card holder.

For more information on foundation pathways on offer at CRIC, please visit CRIC's website.