Masters Places Available for September 2018 – Apply Now

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education

Anglia Ruskin University

Why choose ARU?

You want a career that matters. Our postgraduate degrees will give you the expertise to help people for a living, and reach the very top of your profession.

We’re the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, which means you’ll benefit from our extensive experience in the sector. Strong links to care organisations, healthcare facilities and schools will give you opportunities locally and across the UK.

Our approach

You want to make a difference to people’s lives – you know this takes hands-on experience and specialist training in the real world.

We’ve invested in cutting-edge facilities that mirror real-life clinical and educational settings, like simulation hospital wards and an early childhood classroom. This way, you can start building your practical skills in a safe, supportive and controlled environment before going on a work placement or volunteering in the community.

Our courses include:

MA Early Childhood Education
MA Education
MA Higher Education
MA Social Work
MA Special Educational Needs and Disability
MA Student Affairs in Higher Education
MSc Adult Nursing
MSc Advanced Midwifery Practice
MSc Mental Health

To see our full list of courses, please click here.

Who you’ll work with

You’re ready to put in the hard work and commitment to make a Masters worth it. We’ll give you the academic support you need to reach your full potential.

At ARU, you’ll be taught by professional practitioners with years of experience under their belt, and research active lecturers who are contributing to the latest theories in their field. This means you’ll get the specialist guidance you need to conduct, write and present engaging and exciting pieces of research.

Research with real social impact

You want to be part of an ambitious and innovative postgraduate community.

Our research was named world-leading in 12 subject areas, including Allied Health Professions, Nursing, Social Work and Social Policy (Research Excellence Framework 2014). Staff in our faculty run a number of research projects with local, national and international agencies – like our Veterans & Family Institute for Military Social Research, which carries out important work and policy development on the impact of military service on veterans and their families.

How to apply

When you’ve found the postgraduate degree that’s right for you, you can apply through our course pages.

If you have any questions, get in touch by emailing us at, or call us on +44 1245 68 68 68.

General funding sources

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