Student Accommodation

  • The university provides separate accommodation for postgraduate or mature undergraduate students. Students must be over 21 years old to live in these rooms.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,450–9,000
Mixed £5,450–9,000
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • There are a number of postgraduate bursaries and scholarships available.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.


  • Research at Oxford Brookes enjoys an international reputation, attracting high-quality staff and students as well as major funded projects. Each academic department and school is engaged in a diverse range of research activities.
  • Research students will be joining a stimulating and supportive environment and benefit from expert supervision. 
  • They will also benefit from a strong programme of research training led by the Oxford Brookes Graduate College, which helps organise research methodology courses and seminars, careers planning and advice, and the Research Students’ Forum.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

3,937 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 44%
  • Part Time 56%


  • UK 73%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 19%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 75 830 900
Subjects allied to medicine 25 805 830
Education 45 510 555
Architecture, building & planning 35 465 500
Social studies 20 375 395
Engineering & technology 10 130 140
Biological sciences 55 70 125
Mass communications & documentation 5 115 120
Creative arts & design 30 70 105
Historical & philosophical studies 30 65 95
Computer science 15 55 70
Law 10 30 40
Languages 15 25 35
Agriculture & related subjects 0 20 20
Mathematical sciences 5 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification: