Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Open Day

17 Aug 24

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Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care

We’re the largest provider of health and social care courses in the East of England and are proud to train doctors in Essex's first School of Medicine. Learn in facilities which mirror real-life clinical situations, and graduate with the skills to impact people's lives.

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Study with us

We offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, research and CPD courses at our campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough and Writtle.

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Meet us

Find out more about our courses and life at ARU at an Open Day or Taster Day.

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Placements are an integral part of many of our courses, and give you real experience for when you start your career.

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Our world-class facilities are designed to give students a simulated feel of the clinical environment they will work in.

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Student stories

Read about our students' experiences at ARU and where their degrees have taken them.

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We're active in a wide range of research areas and aim to make a real difference to people’s lives.

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Our schools

School of Allied Health and Social Care
School of Medicine
School of Nursing and Midwifery