January entry

Start a new course in the New Year

Undergraduate, postgraduate taught, distance learning, and postgraduate research courses starting in January

At Oxford Brookes, we understand that starting a degree in September isn’t practical for everyone. We therefore offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that start in January to provide you with the flexibility to begin your studies at a time that works for you.   

What can I study?

We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a January start, in areas such as Business, Marketing, Finance, Built Environment, Hospitality and Public Health.

How to apply


You can apply via UCAS as a full-time undergraduate home student to join one of our January-start courses.

If you are using prior credit (or transferring from another university) to start in January, please contact us at admissions@brookes.ac.uk so we can support you with your application.

Postgraduate applications should also be submitted directly via the course page.


To start your course in January please apply via the course page. For January entry your application should be made directly to the university.

The deadline for international applications for January 2023 entry are as follows:

  • 7 October 2022 - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Syria
  • 30 November 2022 - all other countries

Please note that, due to unprecedented demand, we have moved the January 2023 application deadline for MSc International Business Management, MSc Management and Business Analytics and MSc Digital Marketing to Friday 7 October. 

Other key dates

  • International Scholarship deadline: 4 November 2022
  • International deposit deadlines:

    8 November 2022 - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ghana, India, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Syria

    2 December 2022 - all other countries

  • Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) issuance deadline: 20 December 2022 

Changed your mind?

January could be the perfect time to transfer to Oxford Brookes and complete your degree with us. All you need to do is contact our team to discuss your application and we will guide you through the process.

What happens next?

Once your application is received it will be reviewed by our Admissions Team who will contact you either for further information or with a decision on your application.

Once you have accepted an offer from us we will email you details of how to apply for accommodation in one of our halls of residence (from mid December). In the meantime, the Accommodation Bureau can provide you with further details on your available options.

From applicant to student there will be a wide range of support in place to help you prepare for University life at Oxford Brookes. This includes a dedicated team who can offer advice and guidance on student visa applications for international students, pre-arrival webinars to help you prepare for university life and our Transitions module called Head into Brookes. We will provide you with online and in person support before you start and once you get here to help you settle in and make the most of your time at Brookes

Start dates for January 2023

  • Induction activities will take place 23-27 January 2023
  • Teaching will start from 30 January 2023