We extend a warm welcome to students from Russia.

Here you'll find out about the entry requirements for Anglia Ruskin 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 approved agents in your country.

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

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

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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 Russia 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)

  • 1 year in a recognised Bachelors degree programme with an overall average of 3.5-3.9
  • Диплом о среднем профессиональном образовании (базовый уровень) (Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education (basic level) ) (awarded post 1994) with average of 3.5
  • Exceptionally good grades in Svidetelstvo (Attestat) o Srednem Obrazovanii (all subjects passed with 5) may be considered

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

  • A recognised pre-masters course
  • Diplom Specialista (Specialist Diploma) with an overall average grade of 3.5-3.9
  • Diplom Bakalavra (Bachelor Degree) (4 years of study) with an overall average grade of 3.5-3.9

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, ARU College can help. ARU College provides foundation, first 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


Location: St Petersburg

Address: 47-49 Marata Str Office C405 St. Petersburg 191002

Telephone: + 7 (812) 3333-200

Email: [email protected]



Direct Talk

Location: Moscow

Address:  11A Seleznevskaya street, building 2, office 511, 127473 Moscow

Telephone: +7495 995 95 14

Email: [email protected]


Global Dialog

Location: Moscow

Address: Kalanchevskaya Plaza office 213, 16 Kalanchevskaya St

Telephone: +7 495 984-33-73

Email: [email protected]

IClass Education Group

Location: St Petersburg

Address:  3 Malyi Prospekt, Petrogradsky island, 197198, St.Petersburg

Telephone: +7 812-320-99-71

Email: [email protected]


Intellectual Education Abroad Consultancy

Location: Moscow

Address:  Office 405, 2/7, Malaya Bronnaya street, Moscow, 123104

Telephone: +7 (495) 921-40-35

Email: [email protected]


International House

Location: Moscow

Address: Novinskiy boulevard, 11, office 102, 121099 Moscow, Russia 

Telephone: +7 (495) 645-78-45

Email: [email protected]


Star Academy

Location: Moscow

Address:  3 floor, Novoslobodskaya street, 3, Moscow, 127055

Telephone: +7 495 797 95 55

Email: [email protected]


Students International

Location: Moscow

Address: 20 Schipok Street Office 306-308 Moscow 115054

Telephone: +74959561576

Email: [email protected]



System 3 Education

Location: Moscow

Address: 18, Office 308, 2nd Tverskaya Street,  125047, Moscow

Telephone: +7 499 653 73 77

Email: [email protected]