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Brunel University London

About Brunel University London

Established in 1966Brunel University London is located in West London's Uxbridge town. It is a public research university that was named after Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a Victorian engineer. In August 2014, the university was organized into three major research institutes and three colleges after which the official name became Brunel University London.

Brunel University London campus has several academic buildings as well as accommodations. The academic buildings include Elliott Jaques which houses Brunel Law School, Joseph Lowe which is the Civil Engineering Research Centre, the Lecture Centre, Heinz Wolff with facilities, and offices for College of Health and Life Sciences, and many others. Mary Seacole Building houses the gym, practice rooms, resource room, and other modern facilities for the benefit of students. There is also a Brunel Student Lettings service that helps students find accommodations near campus. Uxbridge is a suburban town and metropolitan district that has several theatres, restaurants, and clubs for the entertainment of the youth.

Brunel University London Rankings

  • #501-600 Universities Rankings - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020
  • #368 World University Ranking - QS 2021
  • #351-400 University Ranking - THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #84 University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #110 University Rankings - The Guardian 2021
  • #453 Global Universities - US News & World Report 2021

Why Brunel University London?

  • Brunel is a campus-based university situated in Uxbridge, West London, and is home to nearly 15,000 students from over 100 countries worldwide
  • Its distinctive mission combines teaching and research excellence with practical and entrepreneurial approach
  • The University invested £300 million redeveloping the campus in the last few years, with many new and refurbished social, teaching and sporting facilities, and more green spaces outside
  • It is a research intensive university with abundant facilities for students

Brunel University London Tuition Fees

Courses Duration Tuition Fees
Engineering (3 Courses) 3 year GBP 19280
Science (2 Courses) 3 year GBP 17355 - GBP 19280
Arts (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 17355
Law (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 15860
Management (6 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 15860 - GBP 17355

Brunel University London Entry Requirements

Courses Exam
Engineering IELTS , PTE
Information Technology (IT) IELTS , PTE
Management IELTS , PTE
Media Films IELTS , PTE


Brunel University Application process

Admissions to Brunel University begins twice a year, in the Spring and Autumn semester. International students applying to the University I required to follow the below mentioned admission process:

Application portal: UG: UCAS, PG: Brunel University application portal
Application fees- UG: 20 GBP
Admission Requirements:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Copy of passport
  • English language proficiency test score, IELTS–7, TOEFL iBT-72 – 100
  • Reference letters
  • Statement of purpose
  • CV/resume

Brunel University English Language Proficiency

Tests Accepted Minimum scores required
IELTS 6.0 - 7.0
TOEFL iBT 70 - 100
PTE 51 - 64
Duolingo 100 - 120+


Type of Institute Public
Campus setting Urban
Total enrolment 16,152
International students 5792
Acceptance rate 77%
Mode of programs Full time, online
Number of programs 300+
English language proficiency IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, Trinity ISE, Duolingo
Accommodation Available
Financial Aid Scholarship, grants, bursaries
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Brunel University Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance including living costs and tuition fees are tabulated below:

Programs Fees in GBP
Biomedical Sciences (Biochemistry) BSc 19,855
Games Design and Creative Writing BA 17,875
Chemical Engineering BEng 19,855
MSc Data Science and Analytics 19,855
Project and Infrastructure Management MSc 19,855

Brunel University London Living Costs

Expenses Cost for UG students in GBP Cost for PG students in GBP
Accommodation (on campus) 435-550 433
Accommodation (off campus, not including bills) 360-450 370-450
Bills (off campus) 30 30
Food and groceries 150 150
Travel 30 30
Study costs (books and equipment) 15 140
clothes 35 65
Hobbies 25 15
Social activities 100 130
Total 785-975 1,099-1,699

Know more about Studying in UK

Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average) MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK £850 to £1,050 a month
Entrance Exams in UK TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590
Work and Study in UK Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in UK 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in UK £348
Student Visa in UK Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.
Intakes in UK There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.
Top Job Sectors in UK IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.
Economy in UK Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal

Brunel University London Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 16,940


£ 17,797

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 5,680

Campus accommodation

£ 11,219

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.