How to apply

It's easy to get started, just follow the steps below

Find your course with our course finder

Find your course

Our course finder is located at the top of this page. Search by subject area, qualification or just type in the course you're looking for. If you need help identifying the right course for you, then please get in touch.

Find your course with our course finder

Apply online

Once you've found the perfect course for you, simply click on the 'Apply Now' button on the course page. This will take you to the online application form.

Apply online when you've found your course
Provide your application information

Information you'll need to provide

As part of the application process, you'll need to upload some key information. This includes:

  • Copies of your academic award certificates
  • A short summary of your skills and abilities, your reasons for taking the course and what you would like to gain from studying with us
  • A professional reference and proof of identification
  • Your full education and employment history (where applicable)
Provide your application information


The admissions tutor for your chosen course will contact you to let you know the outcome of your application.

This is usually within 10 working days of you submitting the application but may take a bit longer during busy periods.

We'll contact you to let you know your application's outcome
Accept your place and register

Accept your place and register

Once you're accepted, you must formally accept the offer via email AND register on our world-class Learning Management System. Don't worry — we'll let you know how to do this.

Accept your place and register


You're now a student with ARU

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