Areas of study — Undergraduate and Postgraduate

You choose – whether you have a specific direction in mind or just love the subject - our courses will offer you something new. You’ll be challenged and challenge yourself. You might opt for study abroad or a placement year. Whatever you do, you’ll do your best and we’re here to support you.

  • Undergraduate

    Art & Design

    You’ll get to create, experiment and collaborate in our light and bright studios. It’s what we’ve been doing since 1858.

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  • Undergraduate

    Computer Games

    Create games with the latest technology, and make connections with gaming studios in and around Cambridge. You’ll gain the experience, skills and portfolio you need to succeed in this multi-billion pound industry.

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  • Undergraduate

    Criminology

    Prepare for a career in criminal justice and crime prevention. Understand the most pressing issues facing in policing and the criminal justice system today through studying real-life cases and gain hands-on experience through our placement options.

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  • Undergraduate

    Film & Media

    Whether your career aspirations are to work in broadcast media, crew on a film, set up your own company create innovative online content, reinvent television or tell stories to change the world, at ARU you’ll learn the skills to start you on that journey.

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  • Undergraduate

    Literature, Language and Writing

    How does language and literature shape our society? How do we use it to make change, and inspire? You’ll gain communication skills to persuade, negotiate and entertain, so whether you want to use them in the board room or to write a film script you’ll be well-equipped.

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  • Undergraduate

    Music & Music Technology

    Create work that moves and inspires others, and be confident there’s a future for you in it. We’ve built strong links with industry, so you can do work placements and start building your CV while you study.

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  • Undergraduate

    Policing

    Make a difference as part of the police service. Our policing degrees will equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience you need to rise through the ranks and become the best police officer you can be.

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  • Undergraduate

    Social Sciences

    Learn how history has shaped modern times; explore politics, social issues and public services; or tackle major philosophical questions. Develop your thinking along with important skills for your future career.

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