Brunel University London

Postgraduate Study

  • There are over 100 different specialist postgraduate courses available at Brunel.
  • The flexibility we offer includes full-time and part-time study, as well as e-learning for long distance learners.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,025 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 75%
  • Part Time 25%

Domicile

  • UK 41%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 51%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 145 958 1103
Engineering & technology 319 759 1078
Social studies 69 288 357
Education 31 260 291
Subjects allied to medicine 14 231 245
Creative arts & design 41 200 241
Biological sciences 82 126 208
Law 46 121 167
Computer science 81 74 155
Physical sciences 15 53 68
Mass communications & documentation 2 48 50
Mathematical sciences 26 5 31
Languages 19 12 31
Historical & philosophical studies 0 3 3

Subject Areas

Brunel offers over 100 taught master’s courses and research degrees in the following areas:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Anthropology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Business and Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Design
  • Digital Media
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Electronic and Computer Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health Studies
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Music
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Politics and History
  • Psychology
  • Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
  • Theatre

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £7,300
Mixed £7,300
Laboratory £8,350
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Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Beginning from the 2016-17 academic year, a new system of postgraduate loans for Master’s courses will be introduced in the UK meaning you could borrow up to £10,000 for any master’s programme, in any subject, taught or research.
  • The Master’s loan is intended to be a contribution to the cost of an eligible Master’s qualification.
  • You can use the loan according to your individual circumstances as a contribution towards the cost of the Master’s course tuition fees and/or any other costs associated with the study.

Accommodation

  • Everyone has different priorities, so Brunel offers a choice of ensuite, standard and studio residences.
  • Rooms are available on campus for undergraduates, postgraduates, disabled students and co-habiting couples.

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

  • Brunel is a campus university, meaning everything you need is in one place, including plenty of cafes, bars, and food outlets on campus for you to relax in.
  • There are also dedicated postgraduate study spaces including the Postgraduate Study Room for out-of-hours access and The Research Commons, home of the Library’s Special Collections.