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Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes offers teaching that is dynamic and relevant to the real world. Nearby are world-class libraries, businesses, museums and creative venues – many with strong partnerships with the university – to inspire and challenge students' thinking. Self-study and a focus on exploring ideas further are at the heart of postgraduate study, and the university's courses can be completed around existing work, family or other commitments.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,115 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 46%
  • Part Time 54%

Domicile

  • UK 72%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 20%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Nursing 5 720 720
Education 45 560 605
Business & Management Studies 40 515 555
Social Work 0 390 390
Architecture 20 265 280
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 10 160 170
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 20 125 145
Accounting & Finance 30 90 115
Communication & Media Studies 0 105 105
Mechanical Engineering 5 100 100
Marketing 0 95 95
Biological Sciences 40 35 75
Computer Science 15 50 65
Psychology 15 45 55
Food Science 0 55 55
Land & Property Management 0 55 55
Law 5 40 45
English 10 30 40
Politics 5 35 40
Anthropology 20 15 35
History 10 20 35
Physiotherapy 0 35 35
Building 5 30 30
Creative Writing 0 30 30
Art & Design 20 5 20
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 20 20
Occupational Therapy 0 20 20
General Engineering 20 0 20
Music 5 10 15
Philosophy 10 0 10
French 5 0 5
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5
Theology & Religious Studies 0 5 5
Anatomy & Physiology 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,100–14,590
Mixed 7,340–8,900
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

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

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

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