Second largest university in the world opens Oxford campus offering undergraduate level or postgraduate level courses to gain MPhil, MPhil/PhD or PhD direct, and BA, BSc, MA, MSc.

October 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
Oxford, UK Ė Azad University (IR) in Oxford is a provider of innovative, competitive, flexible and sustainable education services. Azad University has recently announced the opening of its Oxford campus in Europe to advance the cause of cultural understanding and international co-operation. Azad University already has several international branches. Its students, regardless of their gender, nationality or creed, will benefit from the advantages of a global meeting of minds. For more information, please visit: www.azadunioxford.org or call +44 (0)1865 884350.

Flexibility and Quality Course Delivery

Studentsí study at Azad University (IR) in Oxford can be designed with flexibility and imagination. Students have the choice to proceed along a number of path routes to achieve their educational objectives.

Entry into Selected Disciplines
Once students have fulfilled entry requirements, they may proceed with their selected disciplines along one of three routes. The first route is Research. Students with appropriate qualifications may opt for a postgraduate degree course by research (MPhil, MPhil/PhD or PhD direct). The second is Taught Courses; Students may opt for a Taught Course, either at undergraduate level or at postgraduate level, as appropriate to their qualifications (BA, BSc, MA, MSc). The third route is Open Studies; Students may enter a course that is especially designed for their group by prior arrangement with Azad University IR in Oxford.

Location of Study

Whichever route students at Azad have selected to continue their studies, will have implications for their location for the duration of their study. Currently, the location of study will be one of the three options. Firstly, certain programmes of study will be offered on site at Azad University (IR) in Oxford. Secondly, Partner Universities will offer other programmes of study. Students will share fully in the life of the Partner University (e.g. Kingston University) with which Azad University (IR) in Oxford has established a collaborative agreement. The third option is a combination of Oxford and the Partner University; Joint location programmes may be offered at more than one campus. Subject to validation, this may allow part of the course to be conducted in the studentís home country.

Student Cultural Orientation Programme

During a studentís first week in Oxford, they will be given advice and information to help them adjust to life in Britain. They will have a guided tour of Oxford. They will be able to meet our staff and other students at social events. Throughout a course, students will have regular discussions with their tutors. They may ask them to review the progress of their study and to discuss any problems they may have. Students will meet the Student Welfare Officer who will be concerned for their well-being. The Welfare Officer will be happy to help students during office hours. After office hours they will be able to make telephone contact with people responsible for their health and safety. Emergency telephone numbers are provided at the end of this prospectus.

About Azad University (IR) in Oxford

Azad University, with several international branches already, has opened its Oxford campus in Europe to advance the cause of cultural understanding and international co-operation. Its students, regardless of their gender, nationality or creed, will benefit from the advantages of a global meeting of minds.

Azad University in Oxford is dedicated to providing innovative, cost effective, flexible and sustainable education on the pioneering frontiers of knowledge in fields such as engineering, computing sciences, humanities and social sciences. Both independently and in collaboration with partner universities Azad will launch initiatives for underprivileged students and professionals, regardless of race, religion, politics, gender, nationality and domicile, who aspire to world class higher education for the betterment of their future career and for bringing greater understanding between people of widely different perspectives.

Azad University (IR) in Oxford Contact Details

Contact: Mrs. S. Tahmasebi

Azad University (IR) in Oxford
Stroud Court
Oxford Road - Farmoor
Oxford, OX29 4DA

Phone Europe: +44 (0)1865 884350
Fax: + 44 (0) 1865 884351
Web: www.azadunioxford.org
Email: info2@azadunioxford.org