International students

The Business School at Oxford Brookes is home to students from more than 150 countries. You will benefit from our outstanding academic reputation, teaching quality and the excellent personal and academic support that helps to encourage and ensure success in your future career.

Sheila Kogo

There are lots of people from around the world, all learning together.

SHEILA KOGO
BA (Hons) Business
and Marketing Management

Support when you need it

The university provides support on academic and welfare issues throughout your time at the Business School. All students are allocated an Academic Advisor. In addition, the University International Student Advisory Team provides welfare support, visa advice and counselling, should you need it. International and EU students who join Oxford Brookes University are given priority for accommodation in student halls in the first year, as long as the application deadline is met.

Work while you are studying

If you want to earn money or gain more experience whilst you are in the UK, in addition to your work placement, and you are an international student from within the European Economic Area (EEA), you can work in the UK without any restrictions.

Non-EEA students may work up to 20 hours per week during semesters and full-time during vacations, unless you have a stamp in your passport which prohibits you from working. Further information is available on the British Government Visa Services website.

Working in the UK after graduation

The UK Border Agency now operates a points-based system when assessing applications to work in the UK from people outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). A specific category exists for post-study workers, which replaces the previous International Graduate Scheme (IGS).

Entry Requirements

Oxford Brookes University Business School has many years of experience in evaluating overseas qualifications against UK equivalents. Consideration is given to previous educational attainments and other relevant factors such as work experience and maturity. Undergraduate international students should have IELTS 6.0 overall, with a 6.0 in reading and a 6.0 in writing or equivalent - except BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance. Please contact us to discuss your entry requirements on +44 (0)1865 48 58 58 or email .

Visas and Immigration

If you are a national of a country which is not in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland you will need to have permission to come to the UK as a student. Find out more about visas and immigration here.

Introductory Courses for International Students

Oxford Brookes University helps to prepare international students for studying in the UK by providing English language courses specifically for studying at undergraduate degree level. The courses are designed and taught by qualified academic staff, many of whom also teach on Oxford Brookes undergraduate programmes. They are specialists in English for Academic Purposes who have trained, taught and researched overseas. The English language courses are validated by Oxford Brookes University and accredited by the British Council.

Find out more about English language courses.

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