We extend a warm welcome to students from Colombia.

Here you'll find out about the entry requirements for Anglia Ruskin University and the qualification equivalents from your home country. You'll also find information about how to apply, fees and scholarships, events we're holding and contact details for us and our agents in your country.

We value meeting potential students in person, so our officers visit cities around the world to give you a chance to meet them. You can also speak to any of our approved international agents (see 'Approved agents' on this page) in your country about studying at ARU.

Our On Demand Open Day experiences are available 24/7, wherever you are:

Support for international students

Life as an international student at ARU

Scholarships and bursaries


You can study an undergraduate, Masters or research degree at ARU.

You'll find an application link on all our course pages.

View our international guide


If you have any questions about studying at ARU, call us on +44 (0)1245 686868 or email [email protected]

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements
for students coming from Colombia to ARU

For entry to a bachelor’s degree (year 1), we will consider the following qualifications:

    • A recognised foundation programme
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma 

    • International Advanced Levels (A Levels)

    • Bachillerato (Academico o Tecnico) plus foundation programme from a recognised institution
    • Técnico en... (2 ½ years) in related subject to be studies with grade 31-70

    For entry to a master’s degree, we will consider the following qualifications:

    • A recognised pre-masters course
    • Licenciado/Professional title awarded after 4 or more years of study with a grade-point average 3.0 'sufficient'

    For entry to a research degree, we will consider overseas qualifications equivalent to a UK Master’s degree. Please visit our postgraduate research pages for more information on the application requirements. 

    The above is a guide only and not all qualifications are listed. There may be additional course requirements, such specific subjects or grades, a portfolio or an interview, for example. These requirements will be detailed on each individual course page.

    If you don't hold one of the qualifications above then  ARU College can help. ARU College provides foundationfirst year and pre-masters courses, designed to prepare you for entry to your chosen degree.

    English requirements

    If English is not your first language you will need to be able to show you have the required level of English language. This is so we can ensure you'll be able to follow your course.

    • Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
    • Our standard entry criteria for postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses is IELTS 6.5, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

    If you don't meet our English language requirements, our Language Centre offers a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course.

    Our Language Centre also offers the English Language Proficiency Test (ELPT) in the UK and overseas. Check our events page for dates or contact our country managers for more information.

    How to apply

    Here are some links to important information that’ll help you with your application to Anglia Ruskin University:

    Approved agents

    MAS Education


    C.S.A. Travels

    • Location: Bogota, Medellin, Manizales, Barranquilla
    • Address: Carrera 13 #94A – 44 Of. 204 Ed. Empresarial IV;
    • Telephone: (571) 6237340, (574) 4444583, (576) 8862308, (575) 3605478
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Website:


    Go Study & Travel

    MAGA Connection

    Studies Planet

    • Location: Bogota, London (UK)
    • Address: Avenida 15 # 122-39 Torre 1 OFC 403, Bogota, Colombia/ 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, England WC2N 5BY
    • Telephone: (+57) 311 4753505, (+57) 300 5729164, (+571)5205593, (+571)5205629, 07877254370, 07956253150
    • Email: [email protected]
    • Website:

    Ec2 Group Ltda


    LAE - Bogota


    LAE - Cali


    Grasshopper International