Anglia Ruskin University was originally a college of art, but is now known for that and more. Students can choose courses to create their own program. Please note that certain fields of study are only offered on one campus - students will be placed at the campus according to their field of study.


Students placed at the Cambridge campus will be accommodated at the Peter Taylor House.

Students placed at the Chelmsford campus will be accommodated at the Student Village.

Program Website

Course Description

Please use the website to find courses. Fields of study offered on each campus are as follows:

Cambridge Campus Offerings

Agriculture, biology, business, communication, computer and information sciences, English, foreign languages and literatures, history, hospitality and tourism, international studies, law, liberal arts and sciences, natural resources and conservation, philosophy, religious studies, psychology, social sciences, sports studies, visual and performing arts

Chelmsford Campus Offerings

Architecture, construction management and technology, education (some offerings in Cambridge), engineering, health sciences

Website for Course Availability

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(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Agriculture

    Animal Sciences

  • Architecture

  • Biology:

    Animal Physiology Biometry/Biometrics Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Neuroscience Wildlife Biology Zoology/Animal Biology

  • Business:

    Accounting Business Management Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resources Management International Business/Trade/Commerce Marketing

  • Communication

    Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Artificial Intelligence Computer Applications Programming Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

  • Construction Trades

    Construction Site Management

  • Education:

    Early Childhood Education Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

  • Engineering:

    Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering Robotics, and Automation Engineering

  • English Language and Literature

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures


  • Health Sciences


  • History:

    American History (United States) Asian History European History

  • Hospitality and Tourism

    Tourism Management

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Criminology Legal Studies

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Natural Resources/Conservation:

    Environmental Science Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies


  • Psychology:

    Behavioral Sciences Clinical Psychology Forensic Psychology

  • Social Sciences:

    Political Science and Government Sociology

  • Sports Studies

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Art Studies Design and Visual Communications Digital Arts Directing and Theatrical Production Drama and Theatre Arts Film Studies Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other Graphic Design Interior Design Music Performance Music Theory and Composition Photography Technical Theatre Design and Technology

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.5 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 80
  • TOEFL Writing Score: 17
  • TOEFL Reading Score: 18
  • TOEFL Listening Score: 17
  • TOEFL Speaking Score: 20
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • IELTS Writing Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Reading Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Listening Score: 5.5
  • IELTS Speaking Score: 5.5

Special Application Instructions

Additional internal application may be required.

Please note that Master level courses (PG) are closed to ISEP students.

Other Academic Conditions

Note regarding Art School courses:

ISEP students interested in art school courses will need to be majoring in art and have sufficient experience in order to enrol in any of the practical modules. These modules modules may have space limitations, and an additional portfolio may be required. Theory-based modules will usually be more flexible, especially at the lower levels. 

English Language Requirements:

The expected level of English proficiency is CEFR level B2 – C1 (min IELTS 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each language skill or equivalent). You must provide evidence of your English language ability:

• If you are applying for one trimester and you are from a non-partner University, you will need to provide an official English language certificate which is dated within two years of applying to ARU. For more information on the English certificates that we can accept, please see: under ‘entry requirements.’

• If you are a Non-EU national applying for a one year programme and require a Tier 4 student visa, you must achieve the required level on an English language test that is recognised by the UKVI for student visa purposes (IELTS). For information on the recognised test please see the entry requirements page.

• Anglia Ruskin can accept a minimum score of 180 for the C1 Advanced and a minimum score of 200 for the C2 Proficiency versions of the Cambridge exam. The exam must be dated within 2 years from the start date of your program.

*Some of our courses may have higher English language proficiency requirements - please check your specific course.

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible.

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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