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International Foundation Arts, Humanities and Law, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #383 (QS) Oxford, United Kingdom
The International Foundation Arts, Humanities and Law programme at the Oxford Brookes University is classed as an integral part of a 4-year degree and on successful completion you will graduate with a BA or BSc (Hons) degree in one of a range of subjects including law, politics, geography, humanities, psychology, English, media and communication and more.
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The International Foundation Arts, Humanities and Law programme at the Oxford Brookes University is designed for students from a range of educational backgrounds who need an additional year of study prior to their undergraduate degree.

This foundation course is linked to a range of our excellent degrees in subject areas such as arts and humanities, education, international relations, languages, law, media and communication, politics, philosophy, publishing, religion and theology, and social sciences.

Teaching learning and assessment

In your foundation year you will be taught by highly qualified academic staff. They are specialists in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and various subject disciplines who have many years of teaching experience both in the UK and overseas.

You will gain practice and training in the different kinds of assessment that are common in higher education, for instance essays, reports, individual and group presentations, learning journals, project work and examinations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description

      1-year foundation course leading to 3-year undergraduate degree (or 4-year undergraduate degree if it involves a work placement or you take a study abroad year)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Essential Mathematics for University Studies
  • Foundation Law
  • Foundation Media Studies
  • Foundations of Modern Theory and Belief
  • Literature and Arts in Context
  • International Relations

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • British A-levels: 88 UCAS tariff points from 3 A Levels (equivalent to CCD)
  • International Baccalaureate: 24 points

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12830 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12830 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Oxford

  • 939 - 1530 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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