Taught course

Two Year Masters: Business

Oxford Brookes University · Business School

Entry requirements

The entry requirements are: Academic: Honours degree (equivalent to at least a 2.2 classification) or equivalent; English language: IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in all skills); TOEFL ibt 87; or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you could take our University English course before starting this programme.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme combines our Pre-Master's Diploma with master's course in our business school.

In your first year you will study our Pre-Master's Diploma to improve your English language and study skills to the level needed for postgraduate study. You will also choose from a wide range of subject modules to improve your academic knowledge.

These subject modules will improve your knowledge of your subject area, and give you experience of studying at a UK university. A wide range of options are available from the university's modular programme. The subjects you choose will depend on your master's subject in the second year.

You will be taught in a supportive multi-cultural environment to allow you to familiarise yourself with the teaching styles and life at an English speaking university. You will benefit from the expertise and experience of our teaching staff in preparing international students for university study.

In the second you will transfer to your chosen master's course in one of the following courses:

  • MSc Accounting
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Business Management
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc International Management
  • MSc International Management and International Relations
  • MSc International Trade and Logistics
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc International Hospitality, Events and Tourism Management
  • MSc International Hotel and Tourism Management

However, you do not need to specify which master's subject you would like to progress onto before you start the programme. You will receive support and guidance during your first year in making this choice.

On successful completion of the two year programme you will be awarded the master's degree of your course eg MSc, MA. For more information about the content of the second year please see your chosen master's course entry in our online prospectus.

Information for international students

International students who need a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK can apply for one student visa and they will be issued with one CAS to cover this whole 2 year programme.

Qualification and course duration


full time
21-24 months

Course contact details

Programme Administrator
+44 (0)1865 483623