Oxford Brookes University

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Oxford Brookes University is one of Britain 's top "new universities". It has about 17,000 students. Founded in 1865 as the Oxford School of Art. In 1928, John Brookes was appointed as the vice principal of the Oxford City Technical School and head of the School of Art. The schools were merged in 1934. In 1970, Oxford Polytechnic is established and in 1992 becomes a new university under government legislation with the name of Oxford Brookes University.

Oxford Brookes University is one of Britain 's top "new universities". It has about 17,000 students. OBU has extensive research experience on EIA and SEA in a recognised European Union EIA Centre. Its research activity was flagged as of "international standing" in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise amongst UK universities. Oxford Brookes University is also home of the Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, which undertakes and promotes research into sustainability in the built environment.The Distance Learning Course in SEA was originally developed as part of a MSc/Diploma course in Environmental Assessment and Management; an MSc/Diploma course in Environmental Management and Technology; a Certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment (not distance learning); and a range of additional post-experience courses.


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