Choosing your course

The most important decision you will make when applying to Oxford is choosing which course to study. You’ll spend at least three years immersed in your course, and those years are likely to be much more enjoyable if you genuinely love what you’re learning about.

Oxford has a wide range of courses for you to pick from so make sure you explore your options thoroughly. You might already have a clear idea of which course you’d like to apply for, but do take the time to think carefully, and read about courses you might not have considered before.

Explore the courses Oxford has to offer below. Dig into the detail, and make sure it sounds right for you. A course with the same title may vary in its content and structure at universities so check you understand these differences.  

We are now also offering a different route to access some courses at Oxford. So if you’re interested in studying here but your personal or educational circumstances have meant you are unlikely to achieve the grades typically required for Oxford courses, then choosing to apply for one of our courses with an Astrophoria Foundation Year might be the path for you. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to find out more about our new foundation year courses. 

Note: when you click on a course below, you will be taken away from the prospectus website to the course webpage of our main undergraduate admissions website. 

I had the opportunity to dictate what I learnt, there was a lot of freedom for me to choose courses that interested me. Economics and Management covers such a diverse range of topics so the fact you can take your degree pretty much where you want is really great.


Sign up to our Choosing Oxford newsletter and visit our undergraduate admissions website for all the latest information about applying to Oxford.

Please fill in our feedback form about this prospectus to be entered in a prize draw. 

Our last undergraduate Open Day of 2023 will take place on Friday 15 September. For further information, please visit our website.

Fine art students sketching detailed skulls
Fine art students sketching detailed skulls
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