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CRIC, Anglia Ruskin University


 CRIC, Cambridge Ruskin International College,  is an affiliate college of Anglia Ruskin University.

Here, you’ll find all the support you need as an international student to be successful in your ongoing degree studies.


Anglia Ruskin University is a truly international university with one in five students coming from outside the UK. The multicultural campus is friendly and supportive with a unique blend of diversity where social networking abounds and friendships are forged. Cambridge Ruskin International College (CRIC) is located on both of Anglia Ruskin's main campuses in Cambridge and in Chelmsford.
Study @ Anglia Ruskin University

20% of full-time Anglia Ruskin students come from a country outside of the UK.
My Connections

Anglia Ruskin University campus has state-of-the-art computer labs and wireless internet access. At ARU, you'll get every opportunity to stay in touch with your family and friends - wherever they are.
Sport & Recreation

Anglia Ruskin students also have use of three football pitches, a rugby pitch, tennis courts and we are located next to the world famous Fenner’s Cricket ground.
Student Life

Anglia Ruskin aims to support students through their students services team which provides a range of academic guidance and personal support services.

Throughout its 150-year history, Anglia Ruskin University has offered undergraduate and postgraduate education characterised by breadth and flexibility as well as academic excellence. This tradition is strengthened through our relationship with CRIC.

Graduates are expected to display imagination and intellectual rigour, and a practical awareness of industry. These aims are consistent with those of CRIC. That academic quality comes first at CRIC is demonstrated by the involvement of university staff in chairing the CRIC Academic Advisory Committee. The association between the two institutions is designed primarily to offer eligible students an approved route to university studies and ultimately an Anglia Ruskin University degree.

Why Choose CRIC


Cambridge Ruskin International College (CRIC) is part of the global Navitas Group. CRIC offers academic pathways in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University, which lead to undergraduate and postgraduate degree awards. Our unique approach to education transforms international students into Anglia Ruskin graduates and lifelong learners.

CRIC will help you achieve your education goals through personalised support and the opportunity to study at one of the UK's premier universities. Our innovative courses are delivered by highly qualified teachers in a modern, dynamic environment.


  1. Excellent study locations: state-of-the-art university campus.

  2. Over 65 pathways that culminate with a Bachelor's or Master's degree from Anglia Ruskin University.

  3. Complete some Bachelor degrees in 2 years (instead of 3 years).

  4. Small class sizes mean you get more personal attention from lecturers.

  5. Wide range of career options and a very high graduate employment rate.



About Pathway to Education



An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

Foundation or Stage1 – Otherwise also known as Certificate IV or Tertiary Access - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. The tertiary access is an accelareated program for more advanced students.

Diploma Year 1 - Stage 2  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for direct entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

Graduate Diploma - A 2 term and accelerated 1 term programme is available for students who have a degree, but not one which is equivalent to a UK degree. Successful completion leads to direct entry to the master degree.
English Language - A presessional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the minimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the case of English Language entry.






Pathway Programmes

Undergraduate Pathways

Art and Design
Communications and Humanities
Computing and Technology
Engineering and Built Environment
International Business Management (2 Year Degree)
Medical and Life Sciences

Postgraduate Pathway

Engineering Management
Intercultural Communications
International Management
MSc International Business Dual Degree

Progression Degrees

Bachelor Degrees

BSc (Hons) Architecture, BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology, BA (Hons) Fashion Design, BA (Hons) Film and Television Production, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Illustration, BA (Hons) Interior Design, BA (Hons) Computer Games Art, BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons) Fine Art. BA (Hons) Illustration and Animation, BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, BSc (Hons) Business Economics, BSc (Hons) Business Management, BSc (Hons) International Business Management (three-year option), BSc (Hons) International Business Management (two-year option), BSc (Hons) Finance and Economics, BSc (Hons) Business Management and Finance, BSc (Hons) Business Management and Leadership, BSc (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management, BA (Hons) Marketing, BSc (Hons) Tourism Management, BA (Hons) Criminology, BA (Hons) Film Studies, BA (Hons) Media Studies, BA (Hons) Sociology, BA (Hons) History, BA (Hons) Philosophy, BA (Hons) English Language Studies, BA (Hons) International Business English, BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics, BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems, BSc (Hons) Computer Gaming Technology, BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BEng Electronics, BSc (Hons) Network Infrastructure and Security, BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering** (starting from foundation satge 1 only), BSc (Hons) Construction Management, LLB (Hons) Law, BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, BSc (Hons) Forensic Science, BSc (Hons) Psychology, BSc (Hons) Public Health,  BSc (Hons) Crime & Investigative Studies, BSc (Hons) Abnormal and Clinical Psychology, BSc (Hons) Psychology and Criminology, BSc (Hons) Sports Science, BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Physical Education, BOptom (Hons) Optometry, BSc (Hons) Ophthalmic Dispensing

Master Degrees

MSc Engineering Management, MSc Project Management (bachelors in relevant field required), MA Intercultural Communications, MA International Relations, MA Human Resource Management (A bachelor degree in relevant field required), MA International Relations, MSc International Business (Dual Degree), MSc Management, MSc Accounting and Finance, MSc Finance, MSc Accounting, MSc Entrepreneurial Management, MSc Supply Chain Management, MSc International Hospitality and Tourism Management, MSc Marketing, MSc Tourism Management, Master of Business Administration

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Foundation Stage 1 - 5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C-grade average overall

                                   or Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with minimum average of 50% overall

                                   IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Diploma Stage 2 - 2 passes in the British GCE or VCE A-Levels or 1 A-Level pass and 2 AS-Level passes

                               or Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with minimum average of above 55%                              

                               IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Graduate Diploma -A qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND), in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent or a degree from Bangladesh

                                 IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Other English requirements  -4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any skill) before pathway  ( 1, 2 oe 3 semester options available)

                                                - 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in any skill) English + pathway  (10 week and 6 week options available)






Dates and Prices

State Dates: January, June and September

Note: Some pathways  may not be available throughout the year.

English Language Course fee Anglia Ruskin University course fee per stage *
Cost per 12-week block of study £3,300*
Undergraduate pathway CRIC course fee per stage Anglia Ruskin University course fee per stage *
Pre-sessional (12 weeks) £3,750  
Stage 1 University Foundation (2 semesters) £9,600  
Stage 1 University Foundation (1 semester Business) £6,150  
Stage 2 First Year Degree (Business) £10,100  
Stage 2 First Year Degree (Arts or Science) £11,300  
Stages 3 and 4 Second and Final Year Degree   £9,800 - £10,300*
Postgraduate pathway CRIC course fee per stage Anglia Ruskin University course fee per stage *
Pre-sessional (12 weeks) £3,750  
Stage 1 Pre-Master's £5,550  
Stage 2 Master's   £10,000 - £10,500
Stage 2 MBA   £12,900

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