Oxford Brookes University

Oxford, England


Oxford Brookes University is a public university in Oxford, England. It can trace its origins to 1865 when the former Oxford School of Art was established. In 1992 it became a university and was renamed to honour its former principal, John Henry Brookes. Oxford Brookes University is the sixth largest employer in Oxfordshire.

Oxford Brookes University has been named as one of the top 50 young (under 50 years old) universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2018 – and is the only UK university to make the list. The university is divided into four faculties, Business, Health and Life Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Technology, Design and Environment. Oxford Brookes University has three main campuses and a fourth in Swindon: Oxford Brookes Business School, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment.

Oxford Brookes University was ranked among the world’s top institutions in 16 subjects and four subject areas in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017. In 2016 Oxford Brookes University was listed as one of the world’s top universities for its international outlook in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Top 200 international universities. It is among the top 400 universities in the world, ranked 361 in the QS World University Rankings 2018. The university has 10 National Teaching Fellowships from the Higher Education Authority and was among the top 25 in the UK for teaching quality in the Times Good University Guide 2016.

66 in League Table Ranking of The Complete University Guide
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Silver rating
Type University Public
Year Founded 1992
Size Large
17,805 Students


3,4 years
Course Durations Available

TEF Rating

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK.

Courses Available

  • Accounting, Business, Management and Marketing
  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Studies (Language, Literature and Linguistics)
  • Health Professions
  • Hospitality and Culinary
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Natural Sciences
  • Recreation, Sports and Fitness Studies
  • Veterinary, Agricultural and Food Sciences
  • Visual and Performing Arts


How to Apply?

Accepts UCAS
Other Applications Accepted Institution's own application form

For International Students

6.0 Minimum IELTS Score
IELTS Requirement: Required
TOEFL,PTE, CAE, CPE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Deadline of application for EU applicants
Deadline of application for International students

Cost and Scholarships

£ 13,630
Average Tuition Fee
(For International Students)

Types of Scholarships Available



The Oxford Brookes Bursary Scheme
Total Worth £1,500 to £3,500
Eligibility and Requirements All eligible UK full-time on-campus undergraduate degree students on £9,250 undergraduate courses whose household income is below £35,000
Available for International Students No
Application Deadline --
Other Details You must be in full time attendance at the University on the payment date to be eligible for each bursary instalment.
Tessa Jane Evans Bursary for Nursing
Total Worth up to £30,000
Eligibility and Requirements The Bursary is open to mature, Home/EU students who are in financial need and without other funding, and would find it difficult financially to undertake the 3 year Pre-Registration course for the University’s BSc (Hons) or MSc (Hons) programme in Adult Nursing Degree.
Available for International Students No
Application Deadline --
Richard Haill International Scholarship
Total Worth £4,000
Eligibility and Requirements International students (from outside the European Union) who have an offer to study an international foundation course and are academically excellent high school achievers.
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline --