Rankings of Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University was established in 1865, in the town of Oxford. This higher education institution operates from three main campuses: Headington, Wheatley, and Harcourt Hill - with a secondary campus in Swindon devoted to Nursing and a variety of CPD courses. This university performs strongly both in the areas of academics and athletics, holding prestigious achievements in both domains.

Latest ranking updates for Oxford Brookes University
  • May 2024: THE Times Higher Education, UK announced latest results of THE Young University Rankings with Oxford Brookes University in position 162.
  • May 2024: Publication of CWUR Center for World University Rankings. Ranking position #1498.
  • April 2024: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK announced latest results of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Business & Management Studies) with Oxford Brookes University in position 101.
  • March 2024: Oxford Brookes University ranks 1194 in the latest Scimago Institutions Rankings from Scimago Institutions.

University rankings

    • #46 
    • #61 
    The Times Good University Guide
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #40 
    • #51 
    The Guardian League Table
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #36 
    • #46 
    CUG The Complete University Guide
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #63 
    • #601 
    THE World University Rankings
    [Published 27 September, 2023]
    • #33 
    • #413 
    QS World University Rankings
    [Published 27 June, 2023]
    • #26 
    • #251 
    QS Employability Rankings
    [Published 23 September, 2021]
    • #55 
    • #1013 
    US News: Best Global Universities
    [Published 24 October, 2022]
    • #1 
    • #50 
    QS 50 under 50
    [Published 24 June, 2020]
    • #70 
    • #1194 
    Scimago Institutions Rankings
    [Published 06 March, 2024]
    • #63 
    • #1498 
    CWUR Center for World University Rankings
    [Published 13 May, 2024]
    • #12 
    • #162 
    THE Young University Rankings
    [Published 14 May, 2024]
    • #59 
    • #1357 
    URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
    [Published 19 December, 2023]
    • #47 
    • #721 
    RUR World University Rankings
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #43 
    • #429 
    RUR Reputation Ranking
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #48 
    • #701 
    RUR Academic Rankings
    [Published 25 May, 2023]
    • #79 
    • #573 
    StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
    [Published 06 September, 2021]
    • #50 
    • #620 
    QS World University Rankings: Sustainability
    [Published 05 December, 2023]
    • #53 
    • #764 
    Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
    [Published 31 July, 2023]
    • #37 
    • #385 
    THE China Subject Ratings Overall
    [Published 11 May, 2022]

Historic rankings in TOP global university rankings

Subject rankings

Architecture, Building & Planning

    • #11 
    • #14 
    Architecture
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #12 
    • #17 
    Architecture
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #16 
    • #21 
    Architecture
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]

Arts Visual & Performing

    • #37 
    • #46 
    Music
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #56 
    • #66 
    Music
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]

Business

    • #29 
    • #36 
    Marketing
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Computer Science

    • #39 
    • #51 
    Computer Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #58 
    • #77 
    Computer Science
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]

Design

    • #4 
    • #4 
    Graphic Design
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Education

    • #27 
    • #32 
    Education
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #45 
    • #57 
    Education
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #49 
    • #63 
    Education
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #15 
    • #101 
    Education
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]
    • #29 
    • #251 
    Education
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #42 
    • #401 
    Education
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #44 
    • #440 
    Education
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

Engineering

    • #43 
    • #501 
    Engineering
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #30 
    • #38 
    Mechanical Engineering
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #39 
    • #50 
    Mechanical Engineering
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #41 
    • #54 
    Mechanical Engineering
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]

Journalism & Media Studies

    • #1 
    • #1 
    Journalism
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Languages & Literature

    • #23 
    • #28 
    English
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #29 
    • #37 
    English
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #39 
    • #49 
    English
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #33 
    • #44 
    French
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Law

    • #34 
    • #47 
    Law
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #37 
    • #51 
    Law
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #66 
    • #83 
    Law
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #23 
    • #201 
    Law
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]

Mathematics

    • #25 
    • #351 
    Mathematics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]

Natural Sciences

    • #38 
    • #54 
    Biology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #18 
    • #22 
    Anthropology
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #21 
    • #25 
    Anthropology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #39 
    • #50 
    Economics
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #46 
    • #58 
    Economics
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #46 
    • #58 
    Economics
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #46 
    • #57 
    Geography
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #25 
    • #201 
    Geography
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]
    • #52 
    • #62 
    History
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #50 
    • #62 
    History
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #63 
    • #76 
    History
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #35 
    • #205 
    History
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #30 
    • #42 
    Psychology
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #47 
    • #61 
    Psychology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #54 
    • #70 
    Psychology
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #34 
    • #301 
    Psychology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]
    • #59 
    • #401 
    Psychology
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #54 
    • #401 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #47 
    • #451 
    Social Sciences
    NTU Rankings by Subject
    [Published 11 July, 2023]
    • #40 
    • #46 
    Social Work
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #48 
    • #59 
    Social Work
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #61 
    • #77 
    Social Work
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #44 
    • #56 
    Sociology
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #49 
    • #61 
    Sociology
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #35 
    • #301 
    Sociology
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 10 April, 2024]

Sports Science

    • #20 
    • #25 
    Sports Science
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #22 
    • #30 
    Sports Science
    The Times Good University Guide by Subject
    [Published 15 September, 2023]
    • #24 
    • #31 
    Sports Science
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

Highest subject rankings for Oxford Brookes University

Journalism The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#1 
Journalism & Media Studies
Graphic Design The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#4 
Design
Architecture CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#14 
Architecture, Building & Planning
Anthropology The Times Good University Guide by Subject
#22 
Social Studies & Humanities
Sports Science The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#25 
Sports Science
English The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#28 
Languages & Literature
Education The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#32 
Education
Marketing CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#36 
Business
Mechanical Engineering The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
#38 
Engineering
Music CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
#46 
Arts Visual & Performing

About Oxford Brookes University

PROS

  • Students highlight the superb facilities on offer, including a climbing wall, swimming pools, sports pitches and courts, and even a boathouse. Apart from the sports side of things, there are also bars, cafes and study areas throughout the campus.
  • One of the most recurring positives expressed by learners is that lecturers make themselves available outside of class hours. This means that students can contact them when they need their expertise most.
  • Learners are overall happy with the Student Union and the vast options for sports -based clubs to join.

CONS

  • Some students express that the Careers department could be improved, especially when it comes to helping international students find employment.
  • Many students complain about a lack of organisation within the residential administration office, and also that the residence halls are overpriced for what is offered.

Key facts

Foundation year:
1865
Telephone:
+44 (0) 1865 741 111
Address:
Gipsy Lane
OX3 0BP, Oxford
England UK
Website:
https://www.brookes.ac.uk/
Social:

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
  • Life at Oxford Brookes – Student View | Oxford Brookes University
  • My Brookes | Oxford Brookes University
  • Careers at Brookes – Student View | Oxford Brookes University
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  • Why International Students Choose Brookes | Oxford Brookes University

THE Student Experience Survey by Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education has surveyed 20251 undergraduate students in the UK about their study experience. 118 students of Oxford Brookes University participated in the survey.

Below you'll find the results for each of the survey questions for Oxford Brookes University in comparison to the average for all UK universities.

Overall score: 72.1

Student composition of Oxford Brookes University

Business and Management:
3180
Nursing and Midwifery:
2150
Architecture, Building and Planning:
1690
Education and Teaching:
885
Biosciences:
795
Mechanical Engineering:
765
Law:
585
Creative Arts and Design:
475
History:
465
Sport and Exercise Sciences:
465
Psychology:
425
Computing:
385
Politics:
280
Social Policy:
255
Economics:
230
English Studies:
225
Languages and Area Studies :
180
Anthropology:
160
Sociology:
155
Geography, Earth and Environmental Studies:
120
Philosophy:
105
Performing Arts:
60
Mathematical Sciences:
40
Electrical And Electronic Engineering:
40
India:
825
China:
140
United States:
130
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China):
105
Nigeria:
85
Malaysia:
70
Norway:
65
United Arab Emirates:
60
Canada:
50
Switzerland:
45
Russia:
45
Turkey:
40
Zimbabwe:
35
South Africa:
35
Japan:
20
Pakistan:
20
Taiwan:
20
Thailand:
20
Saudi Arabia:
20
Qatar:
20
Vietnam:
15
Kenya:
15
Indonesia:
15
Kazakhstan:
15
Sri Lanka:
10
Australia:
10
Iran:
10
Singapore:
10
Oman:
10
Occupied Palestinian Territories {formerly West Ba:
10
Lebanon:
10
Bermuda:
10
Korea (South):
10
Uganda:
10
Morocco:
10
Egypt:
10
Brazil:
10
Barbados:
5
Cayman Islands:
5
Mexico:
5
Turks and Caicos Islands:
5
Falkland Islands:
5
Peru:
5
Venezuela:
5
Nepal:
5
Kuwait:
5
Jordan:
5
Israel:
5
Bahrain:
5
Philippines:
5
Albania:
5
Maldives:
5
Brunei:
5
Bangladesh:
5
Zambia:
5
Seychelles:
5
Ghana:
5
Angola:
5
Ukraine:
5
Serbia:
5
Monaco:
5

Campuses of Oxford Brookes University

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Bridgwater and Taunton College
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New College Swindon
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Activate Learning-City of Oxford College
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Abingdon and Witney College
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Solihull College
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Brooklands College
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Wiltshire College and University Centre
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FAQ

Oxford Brookes University ranks #39 in England UK in our meta ranking of 112 university rankings. See rankings of all 382 universities in England UK.

Oxford Brookes University ranks #2 in Oxford in our meta ranking. See rankings of all 3 universities in Oxford.

Oxford Brookes University is listed in The Times Good University Guide, The Guardian League Table, CUG The Complete University Guide, THE World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, QS Employability Rankings and more. See all 28 rankings of Oxford Brookes University.

Oxford Brookes University achieved #46 in CUG The Complete University Guide. This is the university’s highest ranking in the 112 rankings tracked on our website. See all rankings for Oxford Brookes University.

Oxford Brookes University achieved the highest ranking for Medicine & Health. It is ranked #1 in The Guardian University League Tables by Subject (Children's Nursing). See all subject rankings for Oxford Brookes University.

A large number of university rankings include surveys among academics on reputation. In our meta ranking of 112 university rankings Oxford Brookes University ranks #2 among universities in Oxford and #39 among universities in England UK. See all rankings of Oxford Brookes University.

In our meta ranking Oxford Brookes University ranks #39 among all universities in England UK and University of Oxford ranks #1. See all rankings of universities in Oxford. Apart from rankings you may also want to see the ratings from students who attended the universities.