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Oxford Brookes University

  • Set in a historic student city, Oxford Brookes University is one of the UK?s leading modern universities that enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation as well as strong links with business and industry.Oxford Brookes is a vibrant, modern university with over 18,000 students, including 4,000 international students from around 120 different countries worldwide.Oxford Brookes can trace its origins to 1865 when the former Oxford School of Art was formulated. The University has four main faculties, including the Faculty of Business, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment.

  • Located in the heart of England, Oxford is a beautiful city with a rich cultural history. Oxford is famous for its architecture, museums, rowing and scenic riverside walks - it?s a city bursting with restaurants, cafes, theatres, cinemas and shops.There are over 30,000 students from all over the world living in Oxford and because of this the city has a vibrant, youthful and cosmopolitan atmosphere. There are plenty of bars, pubs and nightclubs throughout the city and Oxford's main multicultural area? Cowley Road?is a popular destination for students due to its affordability and relaxed energy.

  • Oxford Brookes was the first Fair Trade university in the world.


Main areas of study

The listed areas of study are not necessarily exhaustive and other fields of study might also be available at the partner institution. Moreover, names for fields of study may be different overseas.A discipline being listed does not in indicate the suitability of the program, nor does it indicate that the discipline is taught in English.Approval to study particular subjects at any institution is always at the discretion of the departmental/discipline and faculty advisors at RMIT University and subject to available places at the host institution.

Students must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher to be considered for a place at Oxford Brookes University.

Language requirements

Programs are taught in English.

Additional information


Listed study areas

  • Accounting
  • Applied science
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical sciences
  • Biotechnology and biological sciences
  • Business administration and Law
  • Communication, journalism and media
  • Computer science
  • Construction and project management
  • Economics, Finance and Marketing
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Environment and planning
  • Environmental science
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Fine and visual art
  • Games and interactive media
  • Graphic and communication design
  • Health and physical education
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial, furniture and product design
  • Information technology
  • Interior design
  • International Business
  • International studies
  • Languages, translating and interpreting
  • Management
  • Mathematics, statistics and analytics
  • Mechanical and automotive engineering
  • Music and audiovisual
  • Nursing and allied health
  • Property and valuation
  • Psychology
  • Public policy
  • Screen and media
  • Social work
  • Software engineering
  • Sports science
  • Surveying and geospatial sciences
  • Teacher education
  • Urban design
  • Writing, Editing and Publishing

Full time load





15 credits =

RMIT credit points



Students going for 1 semester:Will automatically be allocated a room in one of the Halls of Residence on-campus ? so there is no need to apply. Students just need to accept their offer.Students going for 2 semesters:Will need to accept their offer. Then they can then apply for accommodation through the Accommodation OfficeNote: Students starting in January and staying for 2 semesters, willbe allocated a room only for the first semester. The second semester falls into the next academic year and so they will need to apply for it directly.

Health insurance

The UK has a reciprocal health care agreement with Australia.

Living cost

In addition to accommodation costs, students should allow for at least around ?850 per month.

More information


Exchange students need a visa to study in the UK.You may require a Student Visitor visa (https://www.gov.uk/study-visit-visa) or a Tier 4 visa (https://www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa), depending on the length of your exchange program and your own individual requirements. Visit the UK Border Agency website to find out which visa you need: http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/doineedvisa/In general, a Tier 4 visa is required for a yearlong exchange, and a student visitor visa is required for a semester-long exchange. However, please note that immigration requirements are subject to change. It is recommended that you visit http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/studying/ for the most updated information.

Further information is available here.

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  • You will learn more about yourself in one semester, than the rest of your time spent at university combined.

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  • Absolutely get involved, don't be shy. Don't always follow the pack - if there's something YOU want to do, do it!

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