Anglia Ruskin University

Student Accommodation

  • The university cannot guarantee accommodation: applicants are encouraged to apply for accommodation as soon as possible in order to stand the best chance of gaining a room, as halls do fill to capacity.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £7,100–8,100
Mixed £7,100–8,100
Laboratory £10,200–17,200
Clinical £10,200–17,200
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university has a wide range of bursaries and scholarships specifically for postgraduate study.
  • Alumni Scholarship: ARU offers all former UK/EU students a discount of £1,000 on any postgraduate full- or part-time taught degree (terms and conditions apply).
  • Lord Ashcroft International Business School EU Partner Scholarship: £1,000 per course, available graduates of EU partner institutions studying on a full fee-paying 180 credit, full-time Masters, MPhil or PhD course.
  • Achievement Scholarship:  up to £1,000 per course, available to current students and alumni who achieve a final classification of a 1st or 2:1 (or equivalent score) in their undergraduate degree and are accepted on to one of ARU’s taught Masters courses including the Legal Practice Course (LPC).
  • MA Publishing: two bursaries available of a fee-reduction, or bursary.
  • The Mark Wood Art and Design Scholarship: for students studying an MA in a number of creative subjects.


  • Postgraduate research programmes at Anglia Ruskin lead to a Doctor or Master of Philosophy (PhD/MPhil), and MD (Res), a PhD by Published Work, or a Professional Doctorate.
  • Self-funded research project opportunities are available across a range of disciplines. Funded PhD studentships are offered from time to time.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

3,666 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 48%
  • Part Time 52%


  • UK 65%
  • EU 6%
  • Other 29%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 75 695 770
Business & administrative studies 110 625 735
Education 50 320 370
Creative arts & design 30 215 245
Social studies 45 195 240
Languages 55 130 185
Biological sciences 55 80 140
Historical & philosophical studies 80 55 135
Architecture, building & planning 40 70 110
Engineering & technology 5 105 110
Computer science 15 85 100
Law 25 70 95
Mass communications & documentation 0 60 60
Agriculture & related subjects 0 35 35
Physical sciences 0 15 15

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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