Pre-Master On Campus

English Language and Study Skills

3 months
6290 GBP/year
6290 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you are a non-native speaker of English, and want a short course to prepare you for your future master's course, the English Language and Study Skills programme at the Oxford Brookes University will suit you. You will develop your study skills, academic language level and subject knowledge in your chosen area. 


In the English Language and Study Skills programme at the Oxford Brookes University, you will improve your study skills and use of academic English - the essential skills you will need for your master's course. You also have the opportunity to specialise in a subject of your choice through a module from the range of subjects offered at Oxford Brookes.

Your chosen subject specialism module will improve your knowledge of the area you wish to study in the future, and allows you to gain experience of studying at a UK university. You can choose your module from a range of subjects that include business, tourism, hospitality and leisure, law, social sciences, arts, humanities, computing and technology.

Teaching learning and assessment

You will be taught by highly qualified academic staff who have many years of teaching experience in the UK and overseas.

Learning methods include:

  • lectures, seminars and tutorials
  • group and individual project work and presentations
  • supervised independent learning
  • critical thinking tasks.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Reading and Research Skills 
  • Extended Writing Project 
  • Advanced Seminar Skills 
  • Social sciences, international relations and law 
  • Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Third Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK Honours Degree Third-Class, Ordinary Degree (pass), or equivalent.
  • The normal minimum age for this course is 21. We will admit students under 21 on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6290 GBP per year during 3 months.
  • National

    6290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6290 GBP per year during 3 months.

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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