School of Arts

  • UNDERGRADUATE
    OPEN DAY

    Visit our campus, meet our academics and students. Come to our next undergraduate open day.

    Saturday 30 June 2018


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  • Welcome to the School of Arts

    Where creative practitioners and writers about the arts and culture work closely to create a stimulating environment. Our courses combine the academic rigour of traditional programmes with practical and vocational components. Arts students at Oxford Brookes are well placed to pursue a variety of careers in the creative industries.

  • Get in touch

    Campus tours are a great way to get a feel for the School of Arts. Run regularly throughout the year in small groups, these tours are a perfect opportunity to find out more about living and studying at Brookes.

  • News and events

    • Winning Design for Classic 911 Racing Livery 2018

      Every iconic race car has an iconic livery design or colour scheme. Not only does this make it easier to identify the car on track it also captures the attention of the crows. The challenge is to create a livery design that will feature on the car for the 2018 season. The design should not only meet the objectives set out below but also be eye catching, clearly differentiate the car and be in a suitable Porsche style.
      Friday, 20 April 2018

    • Brookes Fine Art Guest Lecture & Screening: Iris Zaki,'Women in Sink'

      For the final event of this semester, the Brookes Fine Art Research unit (FAR) welcomes Israeli filmmaker Iris Zaki for a screening of her award-winning film, 'Women in Sink'. This extraordinary short film documents Zaki's time working at a Christian Arab-owned hair salon in Haifa, Israel. Through conversations with clients, she paints an unexpected choral portrait of a space that provides temporary freedom, where women share their differences and a community of views on politics, history and love.
      Tuesday 24th April, 2018, 5 - 7pm

    • BA (Hons) Fine Art Degree Show 2018

      An exhibition of work from final year Fine Art degree students, continued also in the Richard Hamilton Building.
      9:00, Saturday, 12 May 2018 to 17:00, Thursday, 17 May 2018

    • Get some chalk on your boots! The Sounding Cultures of Football

      Get some chalk on your boots! investigates football through an exploration of its sounding cultures: from the ephemeral football soundscapes of the parish council pitches of South Oxfordshire to the terraces of the Stadio Mario Rigamonti, home of Brescia 1911.
      9:00, Friday, 15 June 2018 to 17:00, Sunday, 15 July 2018

  • Research in the School of Arts

    The School of Arts provides a vibrant environment for staff and students to develop their research and is committed to building research excellence by nurturing existing and emerging strengths. The School currently has researchers engaged in practice-based research, and theoretical and archival research across the fields of Art & Design, Digital Media, Film, Music and Publishing.

  • Student Life in the School of Arts

    While your studies are a top priority, you will still want to make the most of everything else student life offers. Within the school there are always projects you can work on outside of your chosen field of study, it could be that you wish to work with students from other disciplines, creating the music for a film or digital media project, or filming a piece of performance art, the possibilities are many and various. This might be part of an assessed module or just something you would like to do for fun. Collaborations with students across different subjects is a good way to make more friends. The School of Arts are proud to run university wide initiatives such as The Documentary Club and the University Orchestra and Choir as well as many societies.