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Ranked in the Top 10 UK universities for Architecture & Built Environment.
QS World University Rankings by subject 2021.
The School of Architecture is a vibrant community of staff and students located in the historical and culturally diverse city of Oxford. There is no house style at Oxford Brookes School of Architecture. Instead you are encouraged to experiment and discover your own.
Our staff are leading world-class research both here in the UK and across the globe in a variety of areas including sustainability, low carbon buildings, humanitarian action, and development and emergency practice.
Our courses are accredited by RIBA and ARB, the part 1 and 2 courses are also accredited by LAM (Malaysian board of Architects). The School also has associated affiliation with ACSA (Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture).
Open Days offer you the chance to find out more about what it's like to be a student in the School of Architecture.
Each year our students exhibit their work at the end of year show. Explore this year’s digital exhibition.
Staff and students are actively engaged in live projects locally, nationally and internationally. They answer real problems improving communities world-wide.
Run by students, the OSA Magazine is a platform for documenting, sharing and publicising the varied and exciting agendas being explored within the school.
Our academics are world-leading in their fields. Our research addresses social, environmental and architectural challenges locally, nationally and internationally.
The school attracts students from all over the world. Read about our students and their experiences.
The School of Architecture is hosted in the Abercrombie building. The building was designed by Design Engine Architects and won awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for both its design and sustainability. Glass bridges connect the two sides of the building and there are design studios for you to use on both the third and fourth floors.The building is an example of best practice in terms of sustainability, construction, design and facilities, and will inspire you whilst you create your own visions.
We also have a dedicated Workshop. The Workshop houses a range of equipment for model making and fabrication. As well as traditional equipment, a range of digital equipment - three laser cutters, two CNC routers, five different types of 3D printing and 3D scanners, is available to students with no additional charge. All relevant training is provided by workshop staff.
From financial support to academic help, we are here to support you throughout your time at university and beyond.
Thousands of students at Oxford Brookes University are set to benefit from a £2 million investment into new technology-enhanced facilities and simulation equipment with a grant awarded from the Office for Students (OfS).
An Oxford Brookes University Professor is part of a team that has won a national award for transforming a 1950s block of seaside town flats into a modern, energy saving living space.
The bold, rapid action needed to tackle the climate and ecological crisis presents an unparalleled opportunity for higher education institutions, argues a working paper from a group of academic experts from the COP26 Universities Network.