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School of Arts

Oxford Brookes is consistently ranked as one of the leading modern universities in the UK and 1000s of international students apply to us each year, attracted by our high quality teaching, sources of support and fantastic location.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



Due to the size of our courses, it is easy for us to get know our students well and for them to feel supported through their studies. Our approachable and experienced team of staff each have their own particular area of academic expertise and professional experience which feeds into their teaching on a daily basis.


Teaching and Learning for the 21st century If you want distinctive, high-quality teaching and a learning experience that reflects the investment you are making in your education, you will find it at Brookes. The University is dedicated to ensuring their teaching is at the leading edge, and our teaching staff are highly qualified, friendly and supportive. They are investing £150 million in our campuses, including the new teaching and learning space, the John Henry Brookes Building, which opened last month.


The Research Support Office, part of the Research and Business Development Office (RBDO), assists staff with the preparation and submission of research grant applications to research councils, charities and the EU. It offers advice and guidance on the preparation of grants, costings and possible sources of funding.All research applications for external funding must be agreed formally by the university before they are submitted whether or not the funding body requires such agreement. All applications must therefore be submitted to the Research Support Office in time to enable this authorisation to be sought.


International employability Their international alumni (graduates) are employed worldwide by an impressive array of organisations including: Apple, Bayer, BMW, Cisco, Deloitte, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, IBM, KPMG, Microsoft and Sony.

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Student services

Global Buddies and other support At Brookes they do everything they can to help their international students settle in. They have a dedicated international student support team which offers help with everything from visas, working, banking and more. Their Global Buddies scheme provides a friendly welcome, putting new international students in touch with a British student who will help them settle into Oxford life.

Housing services

Living in halls

  • All of the halls have shared laundry facilities with coin-operated machines. Self-catered halls have shared kitchens where you can cook and eat your own meals. Catered halls, where meals are provided in shared dining areas, also have small kitchenettes for making snacks.
Self-catered accommodation suitable for independent wheelchair users is available in:
  • Cheney Student VillageClive Booth Hall (ensuite)Paul Kent HallWestminster Hall
Finding other accommodation
  • University managed housesThe university leases a number of houses which are available for students who are prepared to live as a group and share a bathroom and kitchen.
Private accommodation

Medical services

The university Medical Centre is based on Headington Campus.The centre also offers health advice for students travelling overseas and on field trips. It also runs initiatives dealing with issues such as eating disorders or cancer awareness. You can make an appointment or you can attend a nurse drop-in clinic between 10.30am and 2.30pm Monday to Friday.

Student Life

Campus life

Campus life is a key part of your university experience.

It's more than likely that the majority of your time will be spent on campus, so we've ensured that everything you need, both for your studies and general day-to-day life, is only a short distance away.

Each of our campuses in Oxford has residential accommodation, playing fields, a library, computer rooms and Students' Union shops. And when you need a bite to eat, there are cafes, snack kiosks and bars, as well as catering facilities serving breakfasts, lunches and evening meals.

Sports facilities

Whether you aspire to compete for your country, enjoy team sports or just want fun, affordable exercise, Brookes has first-class facilities on each of its three main campuses. Our impressive range of clubs means there is something for everyone to try, offering you a great way to socialise and make new friends as well as keeping fit.In addition to taking part in sport yourself, you can get involved in sports volunteering in the community, for example by coaching local children's teams.Their sports clubs have something for everyone, ranging from the traditional football, hockey and rowing to more unusual activities like ultimate frisbee, pilates and ballroom dancing.

Student clubs

Societies are a great way to meet new people and discover new hobbies and interests. The Students' Union has over 70 different societies you can join.Their student societies cater for a massive range of interests, from choral music to drum 'n' bass, snow sports to salsa and religion to real ale. And if there isn't one that caters to your tastes, it's simple to set one up.

Oxford, England, United Kingdom

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