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Brunel University London is dedicated to education and research relevant to the global economy, industry and society. Academics from around the world teach on its courses and lead its research programmes; students advance their understanding of their chosen discipline, developing transferable skills to contribute to their future career. Based on a single campus, students live and work in one place, within easy reach of central London.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

3,365 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 73%
  • Part Time 27%

Domicile

  • UK 51%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 42%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 45 555 600
Mechanical Engineering 55 285 340
Education 40 235 275
General Engineering 5 175 180
Law 25 115 140
Politics 10 105 120
Civil Engineering 30 90 120
Art & Design 5 110 115
Physiotherapy 5 105 110
Occupational Therapy 5 110 110
Other 15 95 110
Marketing 0 105 105
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 55 35 90
Librarianship & Information Management 0 85 85
Social Work 5 80 80
Accounting & Finance 0 80 80
Economics 15 50 65
Sports Science 10 50 60
Anthropology 5 55 60
Biological Sciences 40 20 60
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 20 35 55
Computer Science 40 15 55
Creative Writing 5 50 55
Psychology 10 35 45
Nursing 5 45 45
Geography & Environmental Science 5 35 35
Sociology 10 20 30
English 5 20 25
Communication & Media Studies 5 25 25
Materials Technology 15 5 20
Mathematics 5 15 20
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 10 5 15
Music 5 10 15
History 0 5 5
Chemical Engineering 0 5 5
Social Policy 0 5 5
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 0 5 5
Philosophy 5 0 5
Anatomy & Physiology 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 7,700
Mixed 8,750
Laboratory 9,750
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Brunel offers over 100 scholarships and bursaries to postgraduates. 
  • Additional research scholarships and PhD studentships are available in some subject areas. 
  • Students may also be eligible for a sport scholarship or music award.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Accommodation on campus is guaranteed for all new students who meet their course criteria and apply for a room by the end of August deadline.