How to apply for a taught postgraduate course

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You can apply for Anglia Ruskin's taught postgraduate degree courses (both full time and part time) online. There's an application link on all our course pages.

We offer more than 150 full- and part-time postgraduate courses, and new Masters students can benefit from a £10,000 loan.

Applying for a course at ARU

Please visit our course information pages; you can apply for a postgraduate course as soon as the application link is showing for the start date you want. Please bear in mind we need up to four weeks to consider applications, so it’s best to apply at least a month before your preferred start date.


For most postgraduate courses you’ll need a qualification or experience equivalent to a UK honours degree, usually in a relevant subject area. Courses do vary, however, so please check the relevant course page for detailed requirements. When assessing your application, we’ll consider:

  • Whether your qualifications meet our entry requirements
  • Your subject-specific abilities
  • Your broader personal, professional and educational experience

Current Anglia Ruskin undergraduate students

If you are currently studying an undergraduate degree at Anglia Ruskin, you can make your application via the website, your faculty or by downloading and completing the postgraduate application form for current undergraduate students. Please see our applicant timeline for more information.

Postgraduate research and international students

If you're an international student, you can find out how to apply by visiting our International admissions page.

If you are from the EU, please visit our Europe admissions page for more information.

For students looking to apply for a postgraduate research course, please visit our Research admissions page.

Got a query?

Take a look at our Frequently asked questions page or contact us on 01245 686868 or