Oxford Brookes University is a public university located in Oxford, England. It commenced as an Oxford School of Art in 1865 and became a university in 1992. It is Oxford's second university, along with Oxford University.
It is one of the leading modern universities in the UK, with an international reputation for teaching excellence, exciting student life and strong ties with local, national and international business and industry.
Brookes has approximately 18,000 students, including 3,200 international students from more than 140 countries.
Oxford Brookes University was named one of the top 50 young universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings in 2018 and 2019 – and is the only university in the United Kingdom to make the list.
Also among the world elite in 13 subjects (QS, 2020), Oxford Brookes enjoys an international reputation for excellence in teaching and innovation.
Oxford Brookes is known for the standard of teaching provided by its faculty. 94% of Oxford Brookes research is internationally recognized (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Graduate outcomes for Oxford Brookes University show that 97% of graduates are working or studying six months after leaving university.
Brookes is spread across four campuses, with three primary sites located in and around Oxford and the fourth campus located in Swindon. (Harcourt Hill, Headington, Wheatley, Swindon)
Named the number one university in the UK for research (Times Higher Education 2019)
Teaching at Oxford Brookes has an outstanding reputation, with 11 faculty members being awarded the National Teaching Fellows, the most prestigious award in higher education in the United Kingdom.
Also the reputation for teaching has been recognized by the Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
|Medicine and HealthCare (1 Courses)||3 year||GBP 16200|
|Engineering (2 Courses)||1 Year - 3 Year||GBP 14280 - GBP 15200|
|Science (2 Courses)||3 year||GBP 14000 - GBP 15200|
|Arts (3 Courses)||3 year||GBP 14300 - GBP 14500|
|Law (1 Courses)||3 year||GBP 14300|
|Media Films (1 Courses)||3 year||GBP 14300|
|Hospitality & Tourism (4 Courses)||12 Month - 4 Year||GBP 13360 - GBP 14590|
|Management (9 Courses)||12 Month - 3 Year||GBP 13360 - GBP 15900|
|Hospitality & Tourism||IELTS|
|Medicine and HealthCare||IELTS|
If seeking admission in Oxford Brookes University, international students can submit their applications online directly or via UCAS. The university offers every applicant an equal chance to admission in it, provided they fulfill all the requirements according to the university's prescribed curriculum.
Oxford Brookes University has some requirements specific to international applicants which must be met with in order to be considered for admission.
Application Portal: Apply online directly to the university or via UCAS
Application Fee: The university does not charge any application fee from its applicants.
Documents for International Applicants:
Requirements common to all courses are given below. Applicants may need some additional documents subject to the particular course they have chosen.
Deposit Fee: The university charges a deposit fee once the applicants are granted admission in the university. However, there is no deposit charged from undergraduate students, whereas 1,000 GBP is charged from postgraduate and pathway courses.
International applicants are required to demonstrate their efficiency in English in order to be considered for admission at Oxford Brookes University. Minimum required scores of various acceptable exams are listed below:
|IELTS reading and writing||6.0|
|IELTS listening and speaking||5.5|
|Oxford Brookes University Gaza Scholarship||This scholarship normally covers fully-funded and covers international fees, accommodation and most living expenses for international students. It is available for international graduate students.|
|Chevening Scholarship||Chevening Scholarship is funded by the UK Government to award international postgraduate students to develop global leaders. The amount covers full Scholarship which includes flights, accommodation, and course fees|
|Family Discount for Concurrent Study||If two or more members of immediate family are studying and paying fees at Oxford Brookes at the same time, we will deduct 10% from your tuition fees for each family member. It is applicable to all family members including siblings and spouse.|
|School of Arts MA Music Scholarship (all pathways)||The students enrolled in a full-time MA Music course are eligible. The amount is 1000 GBP and is awarded annually.|
|Type of Institute||Public|
|Programs offered||Undergraduate and graduate|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships, loans and grants|
|Application fee||20-25 GBP|
The table below mentions the cost of living in the UK while studying at the Oxford Brookes. The cost is tabulated on 35-week to 52-week basis. Usually, postgraduate courses are 52 weeks long.
|Books and supplies||350-520|
|Miscellaneous (haircuts, gifts, emergency)||1,050-1,560|
Application fee: Undergraduate: 20-25 GBP; Graduate: NA
IELTS is the main test accepted at the university for Tier 4 student visa applicants.
|Program||IELTS minimum score|
|International Foundation Diploma (Extended pathway)||4.5 overall with 4.5 in all sections|
|International Foundation Diploma||5.0 overall with 5.0 in all sections|
|International Foundation Business and Technology,
International Foundation Arts, Humanities and Law
|5.5 overall with 5.5 in all sections|
|Built Environment Foundation,
|Overall of 6.0 with 6.0 in reading and writing, 5.5 in listening and speaking|
|Law, Architecture, Interior Architecture, English Literature
(including combined honors), English Literature and Creative Writing
|Overall of 6.5 with 6.0 in reading and writing, 5.5 in listening and speaking|
|Nutrition BSc (Hons)||Overall of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in every section|
|Health and Social Care programs||Overall of 6.5 or 7.0 with 6.5 or 7.0 in all sections (Specific details can be found on program page)|
|All other undergraduate programs||Overall of 6.0 with 6.0 in reading and writing, 5.5 in listening and speaking|
|Pre-Master's courses (including Two-Year Master's)||Overall of 5.5 with 5.5 in all sections|
|All masters courses||Overall of 6.0-7.0 with 6.0 in reading and writing, 5.5 in listening and speaking (Specific details can be found on program page)|
|Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average)||MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452|
|Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK||£850 to £1,050 a month|
|Entrance Exams in UK||TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590|
|Work and Study in UK||Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.|
|Post Study Work Permit in UK||2 Year after graduation depending on the course.|
|Cost of Student Visa in UK||£348|
|Student Visa in UK||Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.|
|Intakes in UK||There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.|
|Top Job Sectors in UK||IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.|
|Economy in UK||Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal|