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Brunel University

United Kingdom
Overview

Overview

Brunel University London is a leading UK university which is situated in the west of the city of London, in Uxbridge. It is a globally renowned institution and attracts students from over 150 countries who attend the university due to its outstanding range of courses, progressive and international outlook, and the quality of its teaching.

London is an unbeatable city for international students to live and study in, as it offers a limitless range of activities. Whether it's famous attractions, food & drink, entertainment, shopping or culture – London is on the doorstep of Brunel University London.

The university is focused around its single campus in Uxbridge, meaning that students don't have to travel around to attend classes or meet up with friends. The campus itself has excellent facilities and amenities, ranging from a library with 24-hour opening times, to a modern fitness centre and well-equipped classrooms and study spaces. In addition, on-campus restaurants, shops, a bar and nightclub make the campus a destination in itself.

Brunel University London is the launchpad for thousands of successful academic and professional careers, supported by a number of carefully curated services and course features. With dedicated careers advice, regular job fairs and networking opportunities, and a close proximity to tech, finance and business hubs in London, Brunel offers students a great edge in a global, rapidly developing jobs market.

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What's new

What's new

Launch of the new Digital Institute

The university has recently launched its new Digital Institute with an exciting virtual event, beginning a new era of cutting-edge digital research within the institution in response to unprecedented changes and new challenges in recent times.

University staff, academics, industry leaders and other partners gathered to mark the occasion and discuss how the new institute will impact students and their learning experience. The new institute will gather expertise and students together in an energized environment to explore and address a range of emerging issues. Whether its generating improvements to the quality of life for citizens around the world, cultivating economic success through cutting-edge data technologies, or new cyber security challenges, the institute will allow students to jump into the front and centre of these debates.

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Teaching quality

Teaching quality

Brunel University London has always been at the cutting-edge of educational innovation and the cultivation of teaching quality. For over 50 years the university has championed new approaches to education such as sandwich degrees. Brunel has worked tirelessly to ensure students are able to secure a powerful combination of academic and professional skills that will allow them to excel in the future.

Brunel has various initiatives to support learners through their journey at the university as applicants, students, and graduates. These include a team of career consultants who work with students during their time at Brunel and after graduation.

The Brunel Educational Excellence Centre (BEEC) works on enhancing the teaching and learning experience of Brunel students by offering a vast range of extra-curricular learning opportunities.

Brunel is also well-known for adopting technology that promotes a flexible and interactive approach to learning.

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Department structure

Department structure

Brunel University London covers 32 subject areas. The university is well-known for its strong practical learning, research-led teaching and modern facilities.

Brunel University London International College offers pathways programmes to help students prepare for undergraduate and postgraduate study at Brunel. Subject areas include pathways to Business and Management, Engineering, Information Technology, Economics and Finance and Law. It also offers foundation programmes for the undergraduate level in Economics and Mathematics, Engineering and Mathematics and Computing. Pre-master's programmes are also available through the college. The Pre-masters is offered in Arts, Business and Management, Design, Engineering Environmental Science, Computer Science and Law.

Undergraduate programmes have a 3-4 year duration and are available in many disciplines ranging from Aerospace Engineering and Anthropology to Life Sciences and Digital Media.

Postgraduate programmes cover a range of subjects including Structural Engineering, Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, International Relations and Journalism. The duration for these ranges from 1-3 years.

PhD and Research programmes have a 3-6 year study mode and are available in a variety of fields from Ageing and Biosciences to Civil Engineering, Health Economics and Law.

Several undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offer placements and have a 1-5 year duration. Joint honour's programmes with and without placements are also available. These have a 3-4 year duration.

Brunel's Language Centre offers pre-sessional English courses from 6-50 weeks and English language support during the degree.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants should identify their desired course of study and fulfil specific academic, visa and financial requirements.

Undergraduate students

Prospective students can apply for full-time undergraduate programmes through UCAS or apply online through agents if the application is not through UCAS. UG applications are accepted via the common app for students from the USA.

Postgraduate students

Students must apply online and must submit documents electronically or by post to the admissions office. They need to submit documentary proof of qualifications including English language proficiency.

Documents required include:

  • An academic transcript for each previous degree completed
  • Two references, one from the academic institution of study the applicant most recently attended and one from a current or recent employer
  • Sponsorship details
  • Proof of English language qualification such as IELTS or GCSE
  • Passport copy
  • Personal statement
  • Relevant certificates

Applicants to Brunel must demonstrate a minimum level of English Language competency within their application to the university. The university accepts a wide range of qualifications and issuing bodies. Minimum requirements can vary according to the program and level of study selected, so applicants should check the page of the course they have chosen prior to application. For some countries of origin, an academic qualification may be accepted instead of an English test score.

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Facilities

Facilities

The Uxbridge campus at Brunel University London has everything a student could need within its grounds – whether it's state of the art sports and recreational facilities, great food, technical facilities and laboratories, or a wide range of support services for students.

The university places a high value on the rich community feel that surrounds it and supports over 150 student societies and sports clubs which play a big part. Beyond that, the leafy and spacious campus itself is an ideal location for socializing or having that next big idea.

The university boasts a solid range of comfortable, well located and good value accommodation options to suit every lifestyle and budget.

With London and Heathrow International Airport just a short journey away, students at Brunel are fantastically placed to make the most out of living in the UK when they aren't on campus.

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Scholarships & funding

Scholarships & funding

Brunel offers more than 100 scholarships for international students every year. These help students partially fund their living costs and fees. The university also works with different scholarship organisations like the Santander Mobility Awards, Chevening and The Commonwealth Scholarships.

International scholarships at Brunel include the following:

  • International Excellence Scholarship: This awards students a GBP 6,000 tuition fee waiver in the first year of study. Students must have applied for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate-taught programme.
  • Santander International Scholarship: This awards students GBP 3,000 in the first year of study. The awards are available to students who are from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, USA, and Venezuela. Other countries are considered at Brunel's discretion.
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students enrolled for postgraduate-taught courses at Brunel. It is offered to high performing prospective postgraduate students and Brunel alumni who wish to undertake further postgraduate study. The scholarship gives a 15 percent fee discount to students who qualify. Brunel alumni could qualify for an additional discount.
  • Commonwealth Scholarships (Postgraduate): Commonwealth Master's Scholarships are for applicants from low and middle-income countries around the Commonwealth. They are mainly funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP). Talented students from any Commonwealth country or the host country applying for a master's degree can be eligible for the award.

Students must meet conditions to qualify for all these scholarships. Additionally, some course specific grants are also available.

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Brunel University London was established in 1966 and is a world class university based in Uxbridge, West London. The distinctive mission of the university combines academic teaching and research excellence with the practical, entrepreneurial, and imaginative approach. This safe, single campus university in London is home to thousands of international students from various countries. By becoming part of team Brunel, students? study and learn with academic experts who are at the top of their field and passionate about their subjects. The university fosters problem-solving, study and research skills through lectures, seminars, field trips, presentations, and group work and research projects.

Brunel's campus facilities include a 24-hour library, world class sports facilities, Professional Development Centre, arts centre, over 100 student societies, prayer facilities, and a medical centre and pharmacy. University services available for international students includes study support, disability and dyslexia service, counselling, and Immigration and visa advice. International students can work collaboratively, discover how different cultures address global issues and take experiences learnt in lectures straight into the workplace.

The university has a convenient campus location which is just 45 minutes by underground to Central London, 20 minutes? walk to Uxbridge town centre and only 15 minutes by car to nearby Heathrow Airport. Brunel has a lively atmosphere and a very strong sense of community, where making new friends is easy. Activities and social events are at the heart of campus life. There are 39 different international societies, 20 different academic societies and an exciting calendar of on-campus cultural and interest activities to experience.
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Brunel University Brunel University
Rated4/5based on2 student reviews
24 hrs library facility during exam days is one of the best thing Customer reviews:
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4.0/ 5 stars
Brunel University Brunel University
Rated4/5based on2 student reviews
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