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Based in Uxbridge, on the outskirts of west London, Brunel University London offers over 100 specialist postgraduate courses, which you can study both full-time and part-time. 30% of their students are postgraduates, and 15% of their attendees are mature students.

It’s comprised of three colleges

  • Engineering, Design & Physical Sciences
  • Business, Arts & Social Sciences
  • Health & Life Sciences

It also has three research institutes:

  • Environment, Health and Societies
  • Energy Futures
  • Materials and Manufacturing

Brunel is also in the top quarter of UK research universities, with research into education, cancer genetics, macroeconomics and random systems, along with recently-added topics such as performing arts and journalism.

Students ranked the university in 37th place in the postgraduate category at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.

Brunel University London students on Postgraduate Search say:

“Nice campus, very good faculty and facilities.”

“Brunel is a vibrant and welcoming university. Everyone is approached and friendly staff and students alike.”

“I've just started my PHD and everything seems OK so far. There are a lot of activities going on campus.”


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About the Brunel University London

Brunel University was founded in 1966 and is located in Uxbridge, London. It ranked 35th in the 2012 edition of Times Higher Education and is one of the top institutions in the UK to offer postgraduate courses. At the last RAE, 82% of the staff were judged to be conducting research of international standing, further enhancing the quality of postgraduate study

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

28% Part Time
72% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

9,490 Undergraduate
3,155 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018


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