Postgraduate courses

Postgraduate study can advance your career and open doors for your future.

Excellent teaching, strong partnerships and broad research expertise make Oxford Brookes the ideal place to study for a postgraduate qualification – whether you are aiming to deepen your subject knowledge, acquire a professional qualification or undertake your own original research.

“I found [Oxford] Brookes to be very innovative, modern, and vibrant. In my master's, I'm learning a lot and I can definitely say that I'm going to be able to apply it in the corporate world after I graduate.”

Meline Gueguen, France, MSc International Business Management and Finance

Taught master’s courses

Our taught master’s typically last one year full-time, or up to two years if it includes a work placement. Master’s qualifications include LLM (International Law), MA (Arts), MArch (Architecture), MEng (Engineering) and MSc (Science).

Shorter Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate options are available for some courses.

Pre-masters courses will improve your study skills, subject knowledge and academic English so you are ready for a master’s degree in the UK.

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Research courses

Research degrees are based on critically investigating and evaluating approved topics and presenting and defending a substantial thesis (written paper).

Research degree awards can either be a Master of Philosophy (MPhil), usually requiring two years of full-time study, or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), usually requiring three years of study.