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NCC Education Announce Recognition of New EAP by Oxford Brookes University

NCC Education are delighted to announce that New EAP will be recognised as an accepted English language qualification by Oxford Brookes University, UK.

NCC Education are delighted to announce that New EAP will be a recognised as an accepted English language qualification by Oxford Brookes University, UK.

Oxford Brookes University began life as the Oxford School of Art in 1865. Today it stands as one of the UK’s leading modern universities with a global reputation for teaching excellence, exciting student life and strong links with business and industry.

Set in a historic student city, the University has a vibrant and diverse student body, with over 2,700 students from around 140 countries choosing to make Oxford Brookes University their home.

Comprising four faculties; Oxford Brookes Business School, the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment, students across all subject areas are encouraged, challenged and supported to achieve their goals.

Outside of academic pursuits, students can enjoy the university’s superb recreational and competitive sporting facilities at Brookes Sport, as well as being home to Oxfordshire’s premier climbing wall and the acclaimed Oxford Brookes University Boathouse.

Oxford Brookes’ academic success is recognised through it’s remarkable standing in the most recent university ranking tables (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024), including in many subject areas popular with L3IFDHES graduates:

  • Hospitality & Leisure Management (20)
  • Business & Management Studies (=98)
  • Accounting & Finance (101-150)
  • Social Sciences & Management (=123)
  • Arts & Humanities (167)
  • Nursing (151-200)
  • Law & Legal Studies (201-250)
  • Computer Science and Information Systems (301-350)
  • Engineering & Technology (370)

Upon completing NCC Education’s new specification for the Level 3 International Foundation Diploma for Higher Education Studies (L3IFDHES), students with an overall average of 60% in ‘New English for Academic Purposes’ with no component below 60% ) (Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking) will not be required to take an IELTS or equivalent English-language test for undergraduate programmes requiring overall IELTS 6.0 (minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing & 5.5 in Listening and Speaking)*.

Head of Partnerships at NCC Education, Rebecca Bewley, says: “This is an excellent step forward for NCC IFD graduates and will make students’ progression journey from foundation programme to undergraduate studies even smoother. NCC Education have a longstanding relationship with Oxford Brookes University and I am delighted that we continue to work together to provide new opportunities for students across the NCC network.”

Director of Global Recruitment at Oxford Brookes, Francis Glover, says, “Oxford Brookes is totally committed to ensuring that qualified students can access our programmes. Allowing NCC IFD graduates to use the study of English throughout their course to fulfil their English language requirements is a testament to the university’s belief in the quality of education that students receive whilst studying on the IFD. We’re excited to welcome even more NCC students in the future.”

*Offers will be made on a case by case basis, subject to minimum entry requirements.


For more information, please contact:

Tel: +44 (0)1865 48 30 40

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.brookes.ac.uk


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