Oxford Brookes University Entry Requirements

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We accept a wide range of qualifications, ranging from A-level results to HNDs, and, in some cases, prior work experience. If you’re 21 or over, there is a range of routes you can take into higher education.

Courses  Academic requirements Minimum English language requirements*
Pre-sessional University English 
  • IELTS for UKVI 4.5 with 4.0 in all skills *
1 year Foundation
  • HSC/Standard 12th with 50% overall average
  • International Baccalaureate, 24 points
  • British A levels, EE

    Equivalent qualifications can be accepted

  • IELTS for UKVI  4.5 with 4.0 in all skills *
4 year Foundation
  • HSC/Standard 12th with 60% overall average
  • International Baccalaureate, 25 points
  • British A levels: CCC
  • British AS Levels: BBBB

    Equivalent qualifications can be accepted

  • IELTS 5.5 with 5.5. in all skills
  • Oxford Brookes Pre-sessional University English
  • Some alternative qualifications, including 60% or more in the English element of HSC/Standard 12th
Undergraduate
  • HSC/Standard 12th (grade depends on course applied for but typically at least 65%)
  • International Baccalaureate, from 29 points
  • British A levels, from BCC

    Equivalent qualifications can be accepted

  • IELTS 6.0-7.0, with 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking
  • Oxford Brookes Pre-sessional University English
  • Some alternative qualifications, including 60% or more in the English element of HSC/Standard 12th

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Pre-Master’s
  • A bachelor’s degree result that does not meet the requirement for direct entry onto a postgraduate taught course
  • A university or equivalent qualification below bachelor’s degree level
  • From IELTS 5.5 with 5.5 in all skills
  • Oxford Brookes Pre-sessional University English
  • Some alternative qualifications, including 60% or more in the English element of HSC/Standard 12th
Postgraduate taught
  • A good bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a UK honours degree)
  • For the MBA, you must also have 3 years professional work placement experience
  • From IELTS 6.0 to 7.0, with 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking
  • Oxford Brookes Pre-sessional University English
  • Some alternative qualifications, including 60% or more in the English element of HSC/Standard 12th plus continued academic or professional use of English
Postgraduate research
  • Postgraduate master’s degree or good honours bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject.
  • As for Postgraduate taught

Typical entry criteria are shown above.  Entry requirements vary depending on the course you are applying for. We are happy to consider applicants on a case by case basis.

For our Pre-sessional University English and 1 year foundation courses you must take a IELTS for UKVI test at a UKVI approved test centre. For other courses we can accept any academic IELTS test and some alternative English qualifications.  For further information please visit www.brookes.ac.uk/international/apply/english

To find out more on how to apply for a course, please visit www.brookes.ac.uk/international/apply