Built Environment Foundation

Foundation course

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023 / September 2024

Course length

Full time: 1 year

Part time: 2 years




School of the Built Environment


Our Built Environment Foundation prepares you to study at degree level. As well as make plans for your future professional education and career.

You will develop your understanding and problem-solving and gain other key skills in the design and development of cities. To help develop your practical skills our course combines;

  • theory and contextual case studies
  • field trips
  • live projects.

On completing your course, you can progress to one of the following degree courses here at Oxford Brookes;

If you want to progress to Architecture or Interior Architecture you must have an acceptable portfolio of artistic work.

Specific entry requirements

A Level: 48 points from 2 A Level or equivalent

GCSE: Mathematics – grade 4/C; English – grade 4/C normally required