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Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University


Oxford Brookes University offers a world-class student experience in a beautiful city with a rich history that goes back centuries. One of the most renowned centres of education in the world, the city of Oxford is famous for brilliant minds, ground-breaking research and amazing discoveries. With almost a quarter of the population made up of students, there is plenty going on in Oxford. The city has something for everyone, including incredible museums, galleries, parks, pubs and restaurants. Oxford is only an hour away from London with 24-hour bus links to the city and its major airports.

We are one of the UK's leading modern universities, with a global reputation for teaching excellence, exciting student life and strong links with business and industry. Oxford Brookes courses don’t just give you a degree - they give you work placements, professional knowledge, lasting connections, integrated careers guidance and so much more to build your employability. By studying at Oxford Brookes, you will gain the fundamental skills and global experience to succeed in your chosen career and become internationally employable.

Starting university is exciting but also a time of great change, so we make it easy for you to access a wide range of support and advice. From study support, careers guidance and wellbeing advice, we’re here for you. Our International Student Advice Team will help with everything from visas to work options. They also run exciting trips around the UK so you can see more of the country while you study!

We have a range of university accommodation for you to choose from, a great place to meet people from all over the world and settle into university life. You are guaranteed a place in one of our halls as long as you make us your firm choice and apply by the deadline.

Why choose Oxford Brookes?

  • Oxford is a great place to be a student.
  • Our strong reputation for outstanding teaching quality.
  • Work placement opportunities.
  • Award-winning, modern teaching and learning facilities.
  • English language and pathway courses taught on our main campus by university lecturers.
  • Both September and January start dates are available for some courses.


  • One of the UK’s top 50 institutions (Guardian League Tables 2023)
  • Ranked 6th in the UK for teaching (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022)
  • Among the world’s top universities in 19 individual subject areas (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023)
    • Architecture & Built Environment
    • English Language & Literature
    • Modern Languages
    • Computer Science & Information
    • Systems
    • Engineering (Electrical & Electronic)
    • Engineering (Mechanical, Aeronautical
    • & Manufacturing)
    • Biological Sciences
    • Nursing
    • Geography
    • Mathematics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business and Management Studies
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Education
    • Hospitality & Leisure Management
    • Law
    • Politics & International Studies
    • Sociology
    • Sports related subjects
  • Our global MBA programme is in the top 20 in the world and 7th in Europe (QS World and European University Rankings 2023)


19% of our students are international (HESA 2021/22) who benefit from our diverse and inclusive learning environment. Discover why students from over 140 different countries choose to make Oxford Brookes their home.

    Campus Features

    Look beyond Oxford’s dreaming spires and impressive history and you’ll find a vibrant and diverse student community. Whether you’re looking for museums, pubs, galleries, parks or delicious food, you’ll definitely find the Oxford for you.

    Oxford: student city

    We know that choosing where to go to university is a big decision and that not all students want the same thing. Luckily, Oxford has something for everyone.

    1. Oxford Brookes University, Headington Campus
    Located in Headington, a leafy residential suburb, our main campus is within walking distance from parks and a short bus ride from the city centre and the Cowley Road.

    2. South Park
    Two minutes walk from our Headington Campus, this green space offers some of the best views of Oxford’s beautiful skyline.

    3. Cowley Road
    A vibrant area with places to eat from all corners of the globe. With pubs, bars and cafes, it’s a firm favourite with students.

    4. O2 Academy Oxford
    This Cowley Road music venue hosts headline acts, as well as club nights. Brookes Sport student nights take place here every Wednesday during semester time.

    5. The Ultimate Picture Palace
    Offering student discounts, this is Oxford’s first independent cinema, showing everything from the latest blockbusters, to foreign language films and the classics.

    6. Punting down the River Cherwell
    A quintessentially Oxford experience, punting is a unique way to see the city from the river.

    7. Oxford Botanic Gardens
    With free entry for Oxford Brookes students, you can explore Britain’s oldest botanic garden that has over 6,000 different plant species!

    8. Queen’s Lane Coffee House
    A great place to grab a coffee or slice of cake. Opened in 1654, it’s reputed to be the oldest continually working coffee house in the whole of Europe.

    9. Westgate shopping centre
    Find over 100 stores, a cinema, restaurants, cafes, junkyard golf, a gym and much more. There’s plenty to see and do, with many places offering student discounts.

    10. Modern Art Oxford
    Free and open to all, this gallery showcases cutting-edge exhibitions and innovative programmes.

    11. Ashmolean Museum
    With free entry, this art and archaeology museum has world-famous collections, including Egyptian mummies and the largest collection of Raphael drawings.

    12. Natural History Museum and Pitt Rivers Museum
    From dinosaur skeletons to shrunken heads – these museums are free to enter and hold more than 5 million specimens!

    13. Radcliffe Camera
    One of Oxford’s most photographed landmarks, the area around here will have you feeling like you’ve stepped back in time.

      Scholarships and Funding

      Program Admission Requirements

      Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

      Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.


      • Headington

        Headington Road, OX3 0BP, Headington

      • Wheatley

        Oxford Brookes University Wheatley Campus, OX33, Wheatley

        • Oxford

          Oxford Brookes University Harcourt Hill Campus, OX2 9AT, Oxford

          • Swindon

            Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Oxford Brookes University Delta 900 Welton Road Westlea, SN5 7XQ, Swindon