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Anglia Ruskin University

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,115 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 46%
  • Part Time 54%

Domicile

  • UK 73%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 22%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 50 650 705
Nursing 70 540 610
Education 55 245 300
Social Work 0 280 280
Art & Design 20 245 265
Psychology 15 120 140
Biological Sciences 30 95 125
Law 35 85 120
Building 5 85 90
Computer Science 25 65 85
English 55 25 80
Accounting & Finance 25 50 70
Marketing 25 45 70
Medical Technology 5 70 70
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 65 65
Anatomy & Physiology 50 20 65
General Engineering 45 20 65
Theology & Religious Studies 50 5 50
Music 20 35 50
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 50 50
Linguistics 0 50 50
Sociology 0 45 45
Communication & Media Studies 0 30 30
Forensic Science 15 15 30
Anthropology 0 30 30
Creative Writing 0 25 25
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 25 25
Materials Technology 5 20 20
Sports Science 0 15 15
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 10 10
Mechanical Engineering 5 10 10
Social Policy 0 10 10
Civil Engineering 0 10 10
Ophthalmics 5 0 5
Librarianship & Information Management 5 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Mode of study:

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
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

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.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • 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.