Entry requirements

  • Entry requirements by course level
    Course Academic requirements Minimum English language requirements *
    Pre-sessional University English
    • IELTS for UKVI 4.5 with 4.0 in all skills *
    International Foundation Diploma  
    • Pass XII standard with 50-55% overall average
    • International Baccalaureate: 20 points  
    • British A Levels: EE
    • British AS Levels: CCC
    Equivalent qualifications can be accepted
    • IELTS for UKVI  4.5 with 4.0 in all skills *
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    Four-year degree with integrated foundation 
    • Pass XII standard with 60% overall average
    • International Baccalaureate: 24 points 
    • British A Levels: CCD or 88 UCAS tariff points 
    • British AS Levels: BBBB
    Equivalent qualifications can be accepted
    • IELTS 5.5 with 5.5. in all skills
    • Oxford Brookes Pre-sessional University English
    • Some alternative qualifications, including 60% or more in the English element of HSC/Standard 12th
    Undergraduate
    • HSC/Standard 12th (grade depends on course applied for but typically at least 65%)
    • International Baccalaureate: from 29 points
    • British A Levels: from BCC
    Equivalent qualifications can be accepted
    • IELTS 6.0-7.0, with 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking
    • Oxford Brookes Pre-sessional University English
    • Some alternative qualifications, including 60% or more in the English element of HSC/Standard 12th
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    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
    • Oxford Brookes Pre-sessional University English
    • Some alternative qualifications, including 60% or more in the English element of HSC/Standard 12th
    Postgraduate taught
    • A good bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a UK honours degree)
    • For the MBA, you must also have 3 years professional work placement experience 
    • From IELTS 6.0 to 7.0, with 6.0 in reading and writing, and 5.5 in listening and speaking
    • Oxford Brookes Pre-sessional University English
    • Some alternative qualifications, including 60% or more in the English element of HSC/Standard 12th plus continued academic or professional use of English
    Postgraduate research
    • Postgraduate master’s degree or good honours bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject.
    • As for Postgraduate taught

    Typical entry criteria are shown above.  Entry requirements vary depending on the course you are applying for. 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 www.brookes.ac.uk/international/apply/english

    To find out more on how to apply for a course, please visit www.brookes.ac.uk/international/apply