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We extend a warm welcome to students from Senegal. 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 partners in your country.

If you'd like to discuss your application, please contact Nana Adom, Senior International Officer for West Africa at

Academic qualification equivalents
for students coming from Senegal to Anglia Ruskin

If you’re applying for an undergraduate course (year 1 entry) you must hold one of the following:

    • Diplome d'Etudes Universitaires Generales
    • Diplome Universitaire d'Etudes Litteraires
    • Diplôme Universitaire d'Études Scientifiques

The qualifications which could be considered for entry to year 2 entry are:

  • Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS)
  • Diplôme de Technicien Supérieur (DTS)
  • Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie (DUT)

The qualifications which could be considered for entry to year 3 entry/ Top-Up is Diplôme d'Ingénieur Technologue Licence.

If you’re applying for a postgraduate taught course 

Typically we require applicants for postgraduate taught courses to hold a Bachelor’s degree (usually in a relevant subject) with a grade equivalent to a UK second class honours (minimum lower second class, 2:2). We normally require you to hold the Maitrise, Diplome d'Etude Approfondies,Diplome d'Etude Superieures, Diplome d'Etude Superieures Specialisees or : Diplôme d'État de Docteur en Médecine, Diplôme d'Ingénieur, Diplôme de Docteur en Chirurgie Dentaire, Diplôme de Pharmacien. A score of 14-15/20 or Bien from a well ranked institution is considered comparable to a UK 2.1, while a score of 12-13/20 or Assez Bien is considered comparable to a UK 2.2.

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

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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).

Please note that any student requiring a SELT for pre-sessional or study below degree level must ensure that they take their IELTS at an approved test centre.

If you don't meet our English language requirements, our Language Services Unit (LSU) offers a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course. Please email for more information. 

At LSU we also provide our own English language proficiency test (ELPT); we offer this test both in the UK and overseas. To find out if we are planning to hold an ELPT in your country, please see events in your country or contact our country managers.

How to apply

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Here are some links to important information that’ll help you with your application to Anglia Ruskin University:

Events in your country

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In the meantime, if you're interested in coming to Anglia Ruskin please get in touch at or visit our contact page.

Approved Agents

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Social Connexion Consulting SARL

  • Location: Dakar
  • Address: 23, Mermoz Pyrotechnique, Villa No. 23, BP : 25914
  • Telephone: +221-33-824-5806/ 221-77-708-08-08
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