Oxford Brookes University Kenya

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Students from Kenya have been coming to Oxford Brookes for many years and we currently have 11 Kenyan students enrolled at the University.

We are one of the UK’s leading modern universities, and with our innovative teaching methods and the support we offer our students you will achieve results that are internationally respected and a degree that will open doors in the global employment market.

Our Kenyan students enjoy a wide range of subjects at the University, including Business and Management, Law, Public Health, Marketing and Accounting and Finance.

Academic requirements Minimum English language requirements
University English
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education
  • IELTS for UKVI 4.5 with 4.0 in all skills*
International Foundation Diplomas
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE): C/B average
  • IB Diploma/Certificate: 24 points
  • British A-levels: EE
  • British AS-levels: CCC (or a combination of A/AS-levels)
  • IELTS for UKVI 4.5 with 4.0 in all skills*
Four year degree with integrated foundation
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE): B+ average
  • IB Diploma/Certificate: 25 points
  • British AS-levels: BBBB
  • British A-levels: CCC
  • IELTS 5.5 with 5.5. in all skills
  • Pre-sessional University English
  • Some alternative qualifications** including KCSE English C
Undergraduate
  • Oxford Brookes Foundation course
  • International Baccalaureate, from 29 points
  • British A levels, from BCC
  • Applicants with the KCSE and one year of higher education will be considered
  • IELTS 6.0-7.0, with 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking
  • Pre-sessional University English
  • Some alternative qualifications**, including KCSE English C
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
  • Pre-sessional University English
  • Some alternative qualifications**, including KCSE English C
Postgraduate taught and research
  • For a postgraduate taught degree: a good bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a UK honours degree)
  • For the MBA, you must also have 3 years professional work placement experience
  • For a postgraduate research degree: a postgraduate master’s degree or good honours bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject
  • From IELTS 6.0 to 7.0, with 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking
  • Pre-sessional University English
  • Some alternative qualifications*, including KCSE English C plus continued academic or professional use of English

** Entry requirements vary depending on the course you are applying for. Equivalent academic qualifications can be accepted and 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 our English language requirements page.