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Anglia Ruskin University offers the way for postgraduate students to take their ambitions further. Full or part-time, on a taught course or research programme: all give the opportunity and support students need to progress. The university prides itself on the support it provides, as much as its inspiring teaching from specialists and industry professionals, leading academic facilities and thriving postgraduate community.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
4,492 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 47%
- Part Time 53%
- UK 76%
- EU 5%
- Other 19%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||45||685||730|
|Art & Design||20||240||260|
|Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design||0||75||75|
|Accounting & Finance||20||50||70|
|Anatomy & Physiology||45||15||60|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||0||50||50|
|Theology & Religious Studies||30||5||30|
|Librarianship & Information Management||0||30||30|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||20||20|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||0||15||15|
|Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism||0||10||10|
|Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering||0||10||10|
|Pharmacology & Pharmacy||0||5||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Postgraduate Tuition Fees
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate (£)|
- 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.
- Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.
Bursaries and Scholarships
A number of scholarships and bursaries are offered to postgraduate students and researchers; for details please refer to the university website. In 2019–20 a selection includes:
- STEM Scholarship: to support postgraduate students interested in a career in science, technology, engineering or maths.
- Alumni scholarship: a discount for ARU graduates applying for a postgraduate taught course or a research programme at ARU, automatically awarded to students meeting the eligibility criteria.
- MBA Bursary: a fee reduction for students studying in Cambridge; automatically awarded to students meeting the eligibility criteria.
- Sport Scholarship: for talented athletes competing at regional, national or international level. Each award is tailored to suit individual needs, combining high-quality performance support services with fantastic facilities.
- Mark Wood Art and Design Scholarship: open to students taking up a place on the following courses – MA Film and TV Production, MA Fine Art, MA Printmaking, MA Graphic Design and Typography, MA Illustration and Book Arts, MA Computer Games Development (Art).
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.