Clearing 2020

Find the course that’s right for you through Clearing

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About Clearing

Every year, thousands find their perfect course through Clearing. Whether you're looking for a Foundation Degree or Bachelor Degree, the chances are that we have something to suit you. Clearing provides you with an opportunity if you have:  

  • decided to apply directly to university
  • changed your mind about what or where you want to study
  • missed your grades
  • not got the offer you want
  • decided to give university a go.  

Whatever your motivations for entering Clearing, it’s a great time to find the course that’s right for you. If you need more information on any of our courses, our Virtual Channel provides webinars and videos from our latest Open Day.

Clearing officially opened on Monday 6 July and we are accepting applications. If you already have entry level qualifications or results you can apply directly. Use the 'Contact us' section below to see how you can get in touch. You can also find out more about what to do next and advice on applying on the UCAS Clearing website

Courses available

There are lots of opportunities available through Clearing at Oxford Brookes. Discover the course that’s right for you and start studying this September. Find our full list of courses available below, including the tariff points required.  

For courses run by our Partner Colleges, please phone the college directly. Contact numbers are listed with the course entry.


Apply now

Our Clearing hotline - 0345 350 3699 - is open from Thursday 13 August at 8am.

Our instant messenger service can also offer places through Clearing. It is open from Thursday 13 August at 6am.

You can also contact us at Please note that there may be a delay in our admissions team responding to your email due to a higher than normal volume of enquiries. 


Opening Times

  • Thursday 13 August: phone lines (8am - 6pm), messenger app (6am-7pm)
  • Friday 14 August: 8am - 6pm
  • Saturday 15 August: 9am - 5pm
  • 17 August – onwards: 9am - 5pm
  • Bank Holiday Monday 31 August: closed

Find out more

Virtual channel

Our virtual channel hosts videos and recorded webinars from our recent virtual open day, including the following activities:

  • Recorded subject taster sessions
  • Recorded Q&As with our academics and support staff 
  • Recorded webinars from our central services, including admissions, accommodation, finance and student support and wellbeing.

Clearing visits

Take a virtual tour

We know it’s not the same as visiting us in person, but you can still take a virtual tour and explore our campuses, facilities and accommodation. See our labs, learning spaces and library, or discover the best places to eat and socialise on campus.

Watch our student videos

Why go to University? What should you study? What’s Clearing really like? In this video we ask our students to share their experiences of choosing a university and how they ended up at Oxford Brookes.

Accommodation for Clearing students

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We plan to reserve a number of rooms in university accommodation for students joining us through Clearing. More information on this to follow.