Oxford Brookes University

Taking a pathways course at Oxford Brookes University is an inspiring, life-changing experience. We are ranked as the UK’s top university under 50 years old, and we are located in the exciting, beautiful city of Oxford.

Once you enrol on a foundation or pre-master’s course you have guaranteed entry to your bachelor’s or master’s degree provided you pass with the required grades. You will develop your study skills and subject knowledge so you are a confident student, ready to take on the challenge of your degree.

  • Total Annual Cost GBP 23,850

School Description

We are ranked as the UK’s top university under 50 years old, and we are located in the exciting, beautiful city of Oxford. We have invested £100 millions in our facilities and campuses, and offer outstanding student support so you reach your potential.

The city of Oxford is the ultimate student city: the highest proportion of students and 18-29 year-olds in the UK; cafes, bars and restaurants catering to every taste and budget; multiplex cinemas, malls, theatres and world-class museums; and beautiful parks and natural spaces to enjoy and relax. You can get down to London in just one hour to see world-famous sights, and we are close to Heathrow, the country’s largest international airport.

We have recently invested £150 million in our facilities, and are currently investing a further £220 million, providing you with inspiring spaces to learn, study and socialise.

We offer support for international students on a whole range of issues including mental health, studying and learning, English language, banking and working, meeting other students, religion and much much more. We also have over 100 clubs, sports teams and student societies so you can find and explore your passion outside of class.

  • 01We are ranked the UK's number one university under 50 years old, according to QS. We have recently invested £150 million in our facilities, and are currently investing a further £220 million, providing you with inspiring spaces to learn, study and socialise.
  • 02We are located in the inspirational city of Oxford: one hour from London; multicultural and student friendly; world-class culture and shopping; beautiful parks and natural spaces.
  • 03We offer support for international students on a whole range of issues including mental health, studying and learning, English language, banking and working, meeting other students, religion and much much more. We also have over 100 clubs, sports teams and student societies so you can find and explore your passion outside of class.

Pathway Programs

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    International Foundation Arts, Humanities and Law

    GBP 12,700 Tuition Fee

    This foundation course is integrated with our degrees in social sciences, law, English, humanities, psychology and more. This means you apply just once, and require just one visa for your entire four years of study. You automatically progress to the first year of your degree by passing the foundation year.

    As our foundation courses are managed and taught by our own university lecturers, you have access to the same world-class facilities and support services as our degree students.

    You will take study skills modules and subject classes (including at bachelor's level) to ensure you are a knowledgeable, confident learner, ready to take on the challenges of your bachelor's degree.

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    International Foundation Business and Technology

    GBP 12,700 Tuition Fee

    This foundation course is integrated with our degrees in business, marketing, accounting, finance, hospitality, computing and more. This means you apply just once, and require just one visa for your entire four years of study. You automatically progress to the first year of your degree by passing the foundation year.

    As our foundation courses are managed and taught by our own university lecturers, you have access to the same world-class facilities and support services as our degree students.

    You will take study skills modules and subject classes (including at bachelor's level) to ensure you are a knowledgeable, confident learner, ready to take on the challenges of your bachelor's degree.

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    International Foundation Diplomas

    GBP 12,700 Tuition Fee

    This foundation course leads to a wide range of degrees in Business, Marketing, Accounting and Hospitality / Law, Politics and Psychology / Life Sciences / Social Sciences / Humanities, Media and Communication / Computing.

    Once you enrol, you are guaranteed to progress to your degree by passing the foundation year with required grades.

    As our foundation courses are managed and taught by our own university lecturers, you have access to the same world-class facilities and support services as our degree students.

    You will take study skills modules and subject classes (including at bachelor's level) to ensure you are a knowledgeable, confident learner, ready to take on the challenges of your bachelor's degree.

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    International Foundation Diplomas (Extended Pathway)

    GBP 16,535 Tuition Fee

    This foundation course leads to a wide range of degrees in Business, Marketing, Accounting and Hospitality / Law, Politics and Psychology /  Social Sciences / Humanities, Media and Communication / Computing. The course is front-loaded with a semester of pre-sessional English for those students who need to raise their English language level.

    Once you enrol, you are guaranteed to progress to your degree by passing the foundation year with required grades.

    As our foundation courses are managed and taught by our own university lecturers, you have access to the same world-class facilities and support services as our degree students.

    You will take study skills modules and subject classes (including at bachelor's level) to ensure you are a knowledgeable, confident learner, ready to take on the challenges of your bachelor's degree.

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    Pre-Master's Diploma

    GBP 11,440 Tuition Fee

    The Pre-Masters Diploma is designed for students who want more preparation before starting a UK master's degree, or who don't yet meet the entry requirements for direct entry. You might also be interested in a pre-master's if you have not studied for a while or if you just want to become familiar with the UK university environment before your master's.

    You will take study skills and subject classes so you are confident to begin your master's. Once you enrol you will have a guaranteed pathway to your master’s by passing with appropriate grades.

    As our pre-master's courses are managed and taught by our own university lecturers, you have access to the same world-class facilities and support services as our degree students.

    The course lasts one academic year.

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    Pre-Masters Certificate (English Language and Study Skills)

    GBP 5,510 Tuition Fee

    This course is designed for students who want more preparation before starting a UK master's degree, or who don't yet meet the entry requirements for direct entry. You might also be interested in a pre-master's if you have not studied for a while or if you just want to become familiar with the UK university environment before your master's.

    You will take study skills and subject classes so you are confident to begin your master's. Once you enrol you will have a guaranteed pathway to your master’s by passing with appropriate grades.

    As our pre-master's courses are managed and taught by our own university lecturers, you have access to the same world-class facilities and support services as our degree students.

    The course lasts just one semseter, equivalent to 12 weeks of studying.

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    Pre-Masters Certificate (Study Skills)

    GBP 5,730 Tuition Fee

    This course is designed for students who want more preparation before starting a UK master's degree, or who don't yet meet the entry requirements for direct entry. You might also be interested in a pre-master's if you have not studied for a while or if you just want to become familiar with the UK university environment before your master's.

    You will take study skills and subject classes so you are confident to begin your master's. Once you enrol you will have a guaranteed pathway to your master’s by passing with appropriate grades.

    As our pre-master's courses are managed and taught by our own university lecturers, you have access to the same world-class facilities and support services as our degree students.

    The course lasts just one semseter, equivalent to 12 weeks of studying and is designed specifically for native or nearly native speakers of English.

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    Two-Year Master's (Single Programme)

    GBP 11,440 Tuition Fee

    Combine a pre-masters with a master's degree in a single programme. You only need one visa and one application for the entire course. Your first year is a pre-master's and you will progress automatically to your master’s degree after passing your first year.

    This course is designed for students who want more preparation before starting a UK master's degree, or who don't yet meet the entry requirements for direct entry. You might also be interested in this course if you have not studied for a while or if you just want to become familiar with the UK university environment before your master's.

    You will take study skills and subject classes so you are confident to begin your master's. 

    As our pre-master's courses are managed and taught by our own university lecturers, you have access to the same world-class facilities and support services as our degree students.

    The stated cost is just for the pre-master's year of tuition.

  • Headington Campus, Headington Road, Oxford OX3 0BP, UK

    University English

    GBP 3,760 Tuition Fee

    Take a pre-sessional University English course to meet the language requirements of your degree. This course is accepted instead of IELTS as proof of your language ability. You can take the course before a bachelor's or master's degree.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 26
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 461
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 66
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 363
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 41

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.50
  • Minimum SAT 1500

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    We offer £4,000 scholarships for international students starting an international foundation course.

    We also offer £1,000 scholarships to the best performing pre-master's students progressing on to 

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    Established in 1865

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    Oxford Brookes University is a top 20 university in 7 subjects and 94% of its research is globally recognized.

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