We extend a warm welcome to students from Bulgaria.

Here you'll find out about our entry requirements for holders of qualifications from your country. You'll also find information about how to apply, fees and scholarships, any events in your country, support for International students,  our agents in your country who can help you apply and our contact details.

Events in Bulgaria

International Officer Salvatore Genovesi be attending the World Education fairs in Bulgaria. Please come along to talk to Salvatore and find out about courses and opportunities to study in the UK, or to arrange an appointment, email salvatore.genovesi@anglia.ac.uk.

Date Event City Time Venue Address

Friday 28 September 2018




Interhotel Cherno More

bul. "Slivnitsa" 33, 9000 Greek Neighbourhood, Varna, Bulgaria

Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 September 2018




Hotel Marinella

Blvd "James Bourchier" 100, 1407 g.k. Lozenets, Sofia, Bulgaria

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Entry requirements

Academic qualification equivalents

for students coming from Bulgaria to Anglia Ruskin

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

  • Diploma za Sredno - Spetsialno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Secondary Specialised Education) with an overall grade from 3 to 5.6 depending on the course
  • Diploma za Zavarsheno Poluvisshe Obrazovanie (DZPO) (Diploma of Intermediate Higher Education) with an overall grade from 3 to 5.6 depending on the course
  • a recognised foundation qualification
  • If you’re applying for a postgraduate taught course you must hold one of the following:

    • Diploma za Zavarsheno Visshe Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Higher Education)
    • Bakalavr degree
    • a recognised pre-Masters course

    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. 

    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 Services Unit (LSU) offers a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course. Please email lsu@anglia.ac.uk 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

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

    Approved agents

    Integral Bulgaria

    • Location: Sofia, Burgas, Varna, Plovdiv, Ruse, Blagoevgrad, Tarnovo
    • Address: 99 Evlogi Georgiev Blvd, Sofia, 1142
    • Telephone: 00359 2 80 50 600, +359-2-950 55 70
    • Email: integral@integral.bg
    • Website: www.integral.bg/

    Educational Centre Britanica


    • Location: Sofia
    • Address: Liulin 10 bl 137 ap 59, Sofia 1335, Bulgaria
    • Telephone:(+359) 888 187 263
    • Email: office@fortedo.eu

    Edlanta – Education Abroad