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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

4,054 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 45%
  • Part Time 55%

Domicile

  • UK 73%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 19%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Nursing 10 660 670
Education 40 565 605
Business & Management Studies 55 505 565
Social Work 0 370 370
Architecture 20 255 275
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 10 185 195
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 10 115 130
Marketing 0 125 125
Communication & Media Studies 5 110 115
Accounting & Finance 15 85 95
Other 35 50 85
Building 0 85 85
Mechanical Engineering 5 80 80
Food Science 0 70 70
Computer Science 10 50 65
Psychology 5 50 55
Biological Sciences 30 20 50
Law 5 45 45
Anthropology 15 30 45
Land & Property Management 0 35 35
Physiotherapy 0 35 35
Creative Writing 0 30 30
English 5 25 30
Politics 5 25 30
History 10 20 30
Occupational Therapy 0 25 25
Art & Design 15 10 25
General Engineering 20 5 20
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 20 20
Music 5 15 15
Mathematics 0 10 10
Philosophy 5 0 5
Geography & Environmental Science 5 0 5
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5
French 5 0 5
Anatomy & Physiology 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

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.