The Oxford 1+1 MBA is a truly unique experience allowing you to combine a Master's degree from the University of Oxford with the one-year Oxford MBA. You can browse our extensive list of partnering programmes below, and find out more about each courses' application requirements and deadlines by visiting the relevant programme's dedicated website.
1+1 MBA partnering programmes
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Partnering programmes for the 1+1 MBA
Blavatnik School of Government
The Master of Public Policy (MPP) is an intensive one-year graduate degree that offers a distinctive approach to public policy. Taught by outstanding academics as well as expert practitioners, you will be uniquely positioned to develop the academic knowledge and professional skills to address some of this century’s most complex public policy challenges. Like no other course, the MPP represents a transformative opportunity for aspiring leaders with a commitment to public service.
Centre for Criminology
MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice. A stimulating and demanding programme, involving intensive learning in small groups, the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice will equip you with an advanced understanding of crime and criminal justice, comprising courses in criminological theory, the study of criminal justice, and training in research design and methodology.
Department of Education
- MSc in Education (Child Development and Education): aims to promote a critical understanding of theories and research on child development and their relevance to the design and evaluation of educational programmes and policies in diverse contexts. It also aims to promote a critical understanding of the current challenges for a global and inclusive science of child development.
- MSc in Education (Comparative and International Education): is an internationally-recognised interdisciplinary group dedicated to the study of educational systems, practices, and policies around the world. Since its inception in the 1990s, the group has advanced research and public dialogue about the challenges to educational transformations in low and middle-income countries, and the crises and changing faces of educational systems in other parts of the world.
- MSc Education (Digital and Social Change): is an exciting and innovative programme, in which you will develop a strong theoretical understanding of new technologies, education and society.
- MSc in Education (Higher Education): is aimed at future academic, policy, and practitioner leaders in higher education (HE). It provides a critical introduction to research, theory, and policy in this complex field, taking into account a range of national, international and global lenses.
Department of Pharmacology
MSc in Pharmacology: The aim of the MSc taught course in Pharmacology is to provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge and practical training that will enable them to integrate post-genomic molecular biology with physiological function and drug discovery.
Department of Social Policy & Intervention
- MSc in Comparative Social Policy explores welfare systems and policy developments across a range of countries with an OECD focus. The comparative element is a key part of the course, and is one feature that makes the course at Oxford unique.
- MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation emphasises research methods for evaluating interventions and policies, as well as the advanced study of evidence-based practice and policy.
Department of Sociology
MSc in Sociology: is a taught course that provides training for careers in social research and prepares students for doctoral work in Sociology. To achieve this, it aims to give students high-quality graduate-level research training.
Faculty of History
MSc in Economic and Social History: is the study of economic activities and social organisation in the historical past. This one-year specialist course offers a unique framework for research training in economic and social history. It offers a wide range of options and allows you to specialise in economic and/or social history, or historical demography, although the boundaries between these areas are deliberately permeable.
Faculty of Law
- Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL): is our world-renowned taught graduate course in law, designed to serve outstanding law students from common law backgrounds. As a masters level degree, its academic standard is significantly higher than that required in a first law degree, such as a BA, LLB, or JD, and only those with outstanding first law degrees are admitted. Courses are not introductory, and students are expected to analyse complex material critically and to make their own contribution to the debate.
- Magister Juris (MJur): aims to bring students into advanced intellectual engagement with some of the most difficult issues in law and legal theory, an engagement distinguished by rigour, depth and conceptual sophistication requiring immersion in law as an academic discipline as well as informed openness to neighbouring disciplines. The MJur raises students to the highest level of professionalism in analysis and argument, equipping them intellectually for legal practice or work as a legal academic at the highest level, as well as for a wide range of other intellectually demanding roles. The course offers a learning experience characterised by a demanding schedule of independent study, highly participative round-table seminars, and a complementary diet of close individual or small-group contact with tutors.
- The MSc Law and Finance (MLF): is taught jointly by the Faculty of Law and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. This full-time Master's degree programme offers an advanced understanding of economic and financial contexts. With its interdisciplinary approach to law and finance, the programme is designed to provide lawyers and those pursuing a career in financial institutions, government or business with a thorough grounding in finance.
Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages (Humanities Division)
MSt in Modern Languages: is designed to allow those who have a high level of attainment in a foreign language, and have studied literature to a degree level, to undertake more advanced work. The course is suitable both for candidates wishing to proceed to a research degree and for those who wish to spend only one year at Oxford.
Faculty of Music
MSt in Music can serve both as a self-contained course for students wishing to pursue more advanced music studies for one year or as an excellent preparation for doctoral research. Students on the three MSt courses follow a common structure, supported by appropriate individual supervision or tuition in their chosen specialism.
Each MSt programme introduces a broad range of current methodologies and approaches in music scholarship. The main MSt teaching and coursework is done in the first two terms; the third is reserved for completion of assessed work.
MSt in Comparative Literature and Critical Translation: is a nine-month, interdisciplinary course designed to give you critical, theoretical and research expertise in the intersecting fields of comparative and world literature and translation studies.
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine
MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine: is a full-time one-year multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary programme examining major challenges to the health of populations in resource-limited contexts. The course is embedded within the Oxford Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine.
Oxford Department of International Development
MSc in Migration Studies: This interdisciplinary, nine-month Master’s degree analyses global migration and mobility with broader processes of development and social transformation world-wide. Taught by world-class researchers, the course offers innovative theoretical, ethical, and methodological perspectives on migration from across the social sciences. It provides the foundation for successful careers in government, international organisations, civil society, or further academic inquiry.
Oxford Internet Institute
- MSc in Social Data Science: The multidisciplinary MSc in Social Data Science provides the social and technical expertise needed to collect, critique, and analyse unstructured data about human behaviour.
- MSc in Social Science of the Internet: In most parts of the world today, the Internet is deeply embedded in all aspects of society. The MSc in Social Science of the Internet is designed to contribute to the education of current and future researchers, policy makers, analysts and practitioners from both public and private sectors, providing them with an in-depth understanding of the social science concepts, theories, methods and principles to carry out innovative, high quality research, analysis and policy formulation.
School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography
- MSc in Social Anthropology: Social anthropology considers people, through and through, as social beings. Everything that all of us do, in whatever society or culture at whatever period of history, rests on assumptions, which usually are not stated but which are largely shared with our particular neighbours, kin, friends, or colleagues.
- MSc in Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology The MSc consists of a structured programme of lectures, classes, and tutorials from October to June, followed by individual study and the writing of a dissertation over the summer. In addition to the teaching provided specifically for the Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology programme, you will also be able to attend lectures in social anthropology to link your work to broader trends in the discipline.
School of Geography and the Environment
- MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management: aims to provide a critical and conceptually sophisticated understanding of biodiversity science and the socio-economic, political, cultural and institutional contexts within which management and policy decisions are made.
- MSc in Environmental Change and Management: aims to give you a broad appreciation of the major processes of environmental change, and of the people and institutions involved in environmental management. The course seeks to produce environmental leaders who are interdisciplinary and analytical in their approach to environmental issues, and competent and aware decision makers.
- MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance: The rate and complexity of environmental change poses profound economic, social and political challenges for contemporary society. Developing ways to address these challenges demands intellectual rigour, innovation and flexibility, as well as the capacity to think across existing disciplinary boundaries.
- MSc in Sustainability, Enterprise and the Environment addresses two pervasive and unmet challenges of our time: making the transition to a zero-carbon and environmentally sustainable economic model, whilst simultaneously enabling sustainable development for everyone, poor and rich alike. The course views these challenges through the lenses of finance, economics and enterprise – both public and private – whilst also leveraging the environmental, systems, and data sciences.
- MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management aims to equip the next generation of water professionals with the blend of skills necessary to make a significant contribution to sustainable water management pathways across competing priorities of water for ecosystems, food, energy, economic growth and human consumption..
School of Global and Area Studies
- MSc in African Studies: is a three-term course, designed both as a stand-alone interdisciplinary introduction to current debates about Africa, and as a preparation for doctoral research on Africa. This advanced degree programme provides an excellent foundation for those who wish to expand their knowledge of African studies.
- MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies: is a three-term, nine-month course offered jointly by the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies designed to provide high quality graduate research training with an emphasis on an appreciation of research methods and on deepening your understanding of contemporary China.
- MSc in Japanese Studies: is a twelve-month programme offered jointly by the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies that combines courses about Japan, an intensive language programme, a research methods course and a dissertation. Native speakers of Japanese or those with native speaker competence are also encouraged to apply.
- MSc in Latin American Studies: is a nine-month programme which spans three academic terms and is intended to provide an interdisciplinary understanding of the main developments in Latin America from c.1900 to the present.
- MSc in Modern South Asian Studies: is a nine month, taught Master's course, offered jointly by the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) and the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. You will study this important region, with its rich history and its complex present-day societies, from a number of disciplinary and analytical perspectives, culminating in a thesis.
- MSc in Russian and East European Studies: The Russian and East European Studies programme is for graduates who are interested in gaining a deeper knowledge and understanding of Russia and Eastern Europe through the study of the region across a range of disciplines including history, economics, politics, international relations, society and culture.
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