Oxford Brookes Business School is home to students from more than 150 countries. You will benefit from our outstanding academic reputation, teaching quality and the excellent personal and academic support that helps to encourage and ensure success in your future career.
The university provides support on academic and welfare issues throughout your time at Oxford Brookes Business School. All students are allocated an Academic Advisor. In addition, the University International Student Advisory Team provides welfare support, visa advice and counselling, should you need it.
International and EU students who join Oxford Brookes University are given priority for
accommodation in student halls in the first year, as long as the application deadline is met.
If you want to earn money or gain more experience whilst you are in the UK, in addition to your
work placement, and you are an international student from within the European Economic Area (EEA), you can currently work in the UK without any restrictions
Non-EEA students may work up to 20 hours per week during semesters and full-time during vacations, unless you have a stamp in your passport which prohibits you from working. Further information is available on the
British Government Visa Services website.
The UK Council for International Student Affairs provides information about working in the UK after completing your degree.
Oxford Brookes Business School has many years of experience in evaluating overseas qualifications against UK equivalents. Consideration is given to previous educational attainments and other relevant factors such as work experience and maturity. Undergraduate
international students should have IELTS 6.0 overall, with a 6.0 in reading and a 6.0 in writing or equivalent. Please contact us to discuss your entry requirements on +44 (0)1865 48 58 58 or email
If you are a national of a country which is not in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland you will need to have permission to come to the UK as a student.
Find out more about visas and immigration here.
If you do not meet the academic or language requirements for a business degree, you can take an
Oxford Brookes international foundation course. During the foundation year you can choose classes in business, economics, data analysis and much more. You will improve your university study skills so you are confident and prepared for your degree.
If you only need to raise your English level to meet the requirements of your degree you should take our
pre-sessional English course. If you pass with satisfactory grades you will not need to retake a language test like IELTS to progress to your degree.
Find out more about
English language courses.
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