Postgraduate study at Anglia Ruskin University posted on 1 June 2012
As an ambitious and progressive university, we offer you a vibrant and stimulating environment in which to study as a postgraduate or a professional student. Whether you aspire to further your career prospects, develop a specialist area of interest, or undertake a research project, you will benefit, both personally and professionally, from the highest-quality teaching standards, excellent resources and exciting and creative atmosphere on our main campuses in Cambridge and Chelmsford. Add to this a student support system that really understands the commitments and responsibilities that you have outside of your academic life and you begin to get a feel of the benefits that you can enjoy at our University.
Why study at Anglia Ruskin?
We are passionate about teaching work-related skills and are constantly striving to develop top-quality courses that are relevant to the world today. Helping you to secure a good qualification is the main aim of life at Anglia Ruskin. But it is also our aim to help you to develop the wide range of skills that you will need for a rewarding career, enabling you to distinguish yourself in today's competitive job market.
Improving your career prospects
Our graduates are in demand: a recent survey* showed that 89% of Anglia Ruskin university postgraduates found employment after completing their course – and 93% of them had a graduate job.
Our experienced Employability and Careers Service can provide you with support and guidance at any time during your study, with services ranging from careers guidance through to psychometric tests and help with writing your CV.
*Source: Most recent Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (2008/9), conducted by UK Universities.
Flexible study options and start dates
As postgraduate students we understand that many of you lead busy lives. We offer a flexible range of part-time and distance learning options if you want to combine study with your other commitments at home or work. For more information on our part-time offering, or to request a part-time catalogue, please call our Applicant Enquiry Team on 0845 271 3333.
Finding the right course
We offer postgraduate programmes across all four of our Faculties; Faculty of Arts, Law and Social Sciences, Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Faculty of Health Social Care & Education, Faculty of Science and Technology.
You can choose from a variety of taught and professional courses or research degrees. Visit our online prospectus to view our full postgraduate portfolio.
Two great locations
Our Cambridge campus is conveniently located right at the heart of the city, in East Road, putting its many attractions right on your doorstep. We’re justifiably proud of our very modern campus, which offers a superb environment for learning as well as opportunities for pursuing your interests and socialising.
In 1858, John Ruskin opened the School of Art in Cambridge, laying the foundation for our Cambridge campus, located in the heart of the city centre on East Road.
Our investment in our Cambridge campus has produced amazing facilities, not just for teaching but for socialising as well, ensuring the development caters for the entire student experience.
- 400-seat lecture theatre
- Two 200-seat lecture theatres
- Harvard-style lecture theatre
- 266-seat Mumford Theatre
- Ruskin Gallery with its groundbreaking digital exhibition space
- Open-access area with 250 new computers
- On-site library which is well-stocked and open 24 hours during semester time
- Roof terraces and courtyards to relax between lectures
- Four catering outlets, including Costa Coffee and a refectory with a selection of hot and cold meals
- John Smith's bookshop.
Our Chelmsford site, known as the Rivermead campus, is a 10-minute walk from the city centre in a picturesque location on the banks of the river Chelmer. Rivermead is a thoroughly modern campus with a wealth of green open spaces, and just a short walk from the Chelmer Valley Local Nature Reserve.
Rivermead campus has undergone a significant amount of investment in recent years with most of the buildings being under 10 years old and packed with all the state-of-the-art facilities you would expect.
- 400-seat lecture theatre
- 200-seat lecture theatre
- Two 150+ lecture theatres
- Spacious and well-stocked on-site library
- Open-access computers in library
- Rivermead restaurant and Tindal café
- 2 coffee shops
- Outside tables and eating spaces for relaxing between lectures
- John Smith's Bookshop
- Sports Hall & Gym
- A wide range of student support services
- Students' Union
- Employment Bureau
- Campus-wide Wi-Fi
- On-site Student Village.
Come and see us
At Anglia Ruskin we aim to provide you with all of the information you will need to make the right decision. A visit to our University will provide you with the opportunity to meet with our staff and students, view the campuses and facilities, and allow you to build a true picture of life at Anglia Ruskin.
They're a fantastic opportunity to:
- meet with academics and discuss the courses offered by our four Faculties
- talk to a Course Leader
- apply for a postgraduate course.
For the majority of our courses, if you meet all the entry requirements you'll receive an offer on the day*
To find out about our next Postgraduate Open Day or more about Anglia Ruskin in general, visit our website.
*For non interviewing courses and subject to professional body requirements.
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