Second and Final Year entry

If you have completed an appropriate programme of study you could be eligible to apply for second or final year entry onto an Oxford Brookes Business School undergraduate course, or one of our final year entry degrees for several subjects listed below.

This means you could graduate with an undergraduate degree with one or two years of study, if your previous qualification is recognised by the University. This gives you the chance to join a vibrant business school community at one of the UK's leading modern universities even if you have started your studies elsewhere.

Oxford Brookes Business School is internationally renowned for its teaching and we pride ourselves on taking a student-focused approach to your learning. We seek to maximise your career potential through both our courses and extra-curricular activities.

How to apply

If you have completed an appropriate HNC or HND, or equivalent Level 4 or 5 course, you could be considered for entry with credit into any number of our courses. Apply through UCAS or through our Direct application form, or contact admissions@brookes.ac.uk to find out more.

The courses listed below have already had their syllabi carefully matched to our courses for the progression routes indicated. If you meet the entry requirements you will be able to join us here at Oxford Brookes to study towards your Oxford Brookes degree. 

English language requirements

  • Second and Final Year - IELTS - 6.0 overall with 6.0 in reading and writing; 5.5 in listening and speaking

Recognised courses

Below are the courses recognised by Oxford Brookes Business School, enabling direct entry into second or final year Oxford Brookes Business School degrees:

China

College of Continuing Education at Shanghai University

International Business Diploma - Passed with an overall average of at least 75% (or GPA 2.7)

Shanghai Jiaotong University

Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules

Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules including Marketing Essentials.

Guangdong University of Finance

SATC Business and Accounting with an overall average of at least 70%.

SQA Advanced Diploma in Financial Services overall pass with an average of B in all graded units.


Xi'an Jiaotong University Suzhou Academy

SATC Finance Management with an overall average of at least 70%


Southwest University of Political Science and Law

SATC International Accounting with an overall average of at least 70%

SATC International Finance with an overall average of at least 70%

Wenzhou Business School

3 + 1 Degree or Diploma of International Economics and Trade (Level 5). Successful completion with an overall average of at least 75%

3 + 1 Degree or Diploma of Business Management/ Administration (Level 5). Successful completion with an overall average of at least 75%

3 + 1 Degree or Diploma of Accounting (Level 5). Successful completion with an overall average of at least 75%


CSCSE 

Please see the SQA agreement under 'Internationally Recognised Qualifications' 




Malaysia

Brickfields Asian College

UK Transfer Degree Programme Business Completion of Year 1 with an average of 50%.



UK Transfer Degree Programme Business Completion of Year 2 with an average of 50%. 


All Specialisations



Specialisation in Digital Marketing

Specialisation in Accounting


Sunway University

Successful completion of the first two years of BSc (Hons) Conventions and Events Management with an overall average of at least 55% or a GPA of 2.75.


Qatar

The College of North Atlantic

Diploma in Business Management - HR

United Kingdom

Abingdon & Witney College

Foundation degree in Business, Management and Communications, 55% or above

Students may also progress to the Year 3 BA (Hons) Business, Management and Communications programme at Abingdon & Witney College, Solihull College & University Centre or Wiltshire College.

Foundation degree in Events Management, 55% or above

Foundation degree in Business and Management Practice, 55% or above

Bachelors degree in Business and Management Practice, 55% or above

Students may also progress to the BA (Hons) Business and Management Practice Level 6 ‘Top Up’ programme at Abingdon & Witney College, Solihull College & University Centre or Wiltshire College

City of Oxford, Activate Learning

Higher National Diploma in Business, merit profile or above

Foundation degree in Business and Enterprise, 55% or above

Students may also progress to the Year 3 BA (Hons) Business, Management and Communications programme at Abingdon & Witney College, Solihull College & University Centre or Wiltshire College with a short bridging module.

Solihull College & University Centre

Foundation degree in Business, Management and Communications, 55% or above

Students may also progress to the Year 3 BA (Hons) Business and Management programme at Solihull College & University Centre.

Foundation degree in Business and Management Practice, 55% or above

Students may also progress to the BA (Hons) Business and Management Practice Level 6 ‘Top Up’ programme at Abingdon & Witney College, Solihull College & University Centre or Wiltshire College

Wiltshire College and University Centre

Foundation degree in Business and Management Practice, 55% or above

Students may also progress to the BA (Hons) Business and Management Practice Level 6 ‘Top Up’ programme at Abingdon & Witney College, Solihull College & University Centre or Wiltshire College.

Internationally Recognised Qualifications

AAT Association of Accounting Technicians

All levels to be passed, up to and including Technician Level - NVQ Level 4 in Accounting

ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Fundamental papers F1 to F4 passed

Fundamental papers F1 to F9 passed

Bellerbys College

UG Year 1 in Business and Management - Pass with an average of 55%

Accelerated UG Year 1 in Business and Management - Pass with an average of 55%

Edexcel HND

Edexcel HND in business-related courses – merit profile or above

Accepted for final year entry on a range of Business School undergraduate programmes. Please contact the Business School for further details.

NCC Education

Level 4 Diploma in Business- Pass with an average of 60% or the grade of 'Merit'

Level 5 Diploma in Business - Pass with an average of 60% or the grade of 'Merit'

SQA Qualifications

Accounting - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Business (Fixed Framework) - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Business with Accounting (Fixed Framework) - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Business with Human Resource Management (Fixed Framework) - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Business with Marketing (Fixed Framework) - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Financial Services (Fixed Framework) - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Business with Information Technology (Fixed Framework) - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Global Trade and Business - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Hospitality Management (Fixed Framework) - Overall pass with average of B in all graded units

Finland

Helsinki Business School (HELBUS)

BTEC HND in Business – merit profile or above

or

Switzerland

SIB Zurich

SIB Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education in Business Administration - A minimum score of 4.5 overall and an achievement of at least 70% overall.

SIB Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education in Marketing Management - A minimum score of 4.5 overall and an achievement of at least 70% overall.

Austria

Tourismusschulen Salzburg

Klesshiem College of Tourism Higher Diploma in Tourism (5 Year duration) - minimum grade 2 in the 5 year Diploma

Klesshiem College of Tourism Tertiary Short Style course - Diploma in Tourism, (2 Year duration) ) - minimum grade 2 in the 2 year Diploma

Indonesia

UniSadhuGuna International College

BTEC HND Business - passed at least 9 units at merit or distinction level.

France

Institut Supérieur de Gestion Business School

Business and Management - With an average of at least 12/20 overall.

India

Indian School of Management & Entrepreneurship

Business Management and Entrepreneurship (BME) - Passed the first two years of programme with an overall average marks of at least 55%, or a GPA 7 on a 10-point scale, from the Diploma

Hong Kong

Glocal Education Services (GES)

BTEC HND Business - passed at least 9 units at merit or distinction level.

UAE

Al Zaeem Management Institute

Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules

UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC)

Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules

Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules including Marketing Essentials and International Marketing 

Spain

Madrid School of Marketing

Pearsons BTEC HND in Business, Management and Technology with a merit profile from Year 2 modules.

Pearsons BTEC HND in Marketing and Digital Communication with a merit profile from Year 2 modules.

Vietnam

British University Vietnam (BUV)

Successful completion of Level 4 of the Bachelor in International Hospitality Management with an average of at least 55%.

Successful completion of Level 4 of the BA (Hons) Tourism Management with an average of at least 55%.

Thailand

Newton Business School

Pearson BTEC HNC in Business With a merit profile

Pearson BTEC HND in Business with a merit profile from year 2 modules 

Pearson BTEC HND in Business (Enterprise and Small Business Management) with a merit profile from year 2 modules 

Pearson BTEC HND in Business (Human Resource Management) with a merit profile from year 2 modules 

Pearson BTEC HND in Business (Marketing) with a merit profile from year 2 modules