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Brunel University

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  • An exceptional campus in west london
  • A school specialised in applied studies
  • Opportunity to do a preparation year

Brunel University London is located near Heathrow, on the outskirts of the english capital. This university is famous for welcoming a large number of international students, but also for its engineering and design courses.

Student Life at Brunel University London

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Studying in London, at Brunel University

Brunel University London have a campus that rivals those of the best universities. In terms of academic infrastructure, for example, there is a 24/7 library, and many study spaces and computer labs. In terms of entertainment, there are several cafes and restaurants as well as high quality sporting installations that host over 50 sports clubs. The campus has its own supermarket, a medical clinic and even a multi-faith chapel.

In total, the school has 3100 international students from 110 countries. Brunel University London have a language center that offers free assistance to students for writing their coursework in english. The center also offers english lessons.

Courses and specialties : engineering, design and marketing


Brunel was ranked as one of the top 50 international universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2016.

The university is particularly famous for its degrees and masters in engineering and design, but also for its courses in health science, sports science, marketing, and education.

In total, the school offers more than 220 courses in 32 areas of study and three faculties : Business, Art and social sciences ; Engineering, design and physical sciences ; health and life sciences. In addition to famous courses, others are starting to attract attention : game design, digital media, and sports science.

Brunel University is famous both for its research and its practical teaching methods. The professional development center is staffed by a team of counselors whose role is to coach students, to help them gain professional experience and prepare for job interviews. The school has many links to businesses allowing students to gain internships in sought after companies such as Accenture or Volkswagen.

Joining Brunel University

Applications to Brunel University are made via UCAS, a centralised system used by all british universities. Study experience are specialists in accompanying and advising students during the UCAS application process, and our team will gladly assist you in your journey.

The deadline for applications is the 15th of January for those aiming for a January start. Applications must include a CV , an officially translated transcript, your IELTS test results, and a personal statement. The Study Experience team accompaniesmany students in the writing of their personal statement and advise them on the best IELTS preparation programmes. Speaking of IELTS, the minimum score is between 6.5 and 7 depending on the course. To apply, you must have your baccalaureat with a 12/20 average at least, but again it depends on the course. Tuition at Brunel costs between 14 000 and 17 000 pounds per year. International students are eligible for over a hundred scholarships each year.

Living and studying in London

Brunel is linked with central london by the tube. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the centre of London. The campus offers a calm and ssecure environment less than an hour away from the hustle and bustle of London.

Brunel Universities campus can house over 4500 students. The university halls, modern and safe, are all equipped with electronic gates and 24/7 security. The vast majority of rooms in these residences have their own bathroom. All first year international students are guaranteed acocommodation, from £430 to £550 a month.


At Brunel university London, everything is in place to allow international students to thrive. With reputable engineering and design & marketing courses, this university is an excellent choice for your studies. For more information, get in touch with a Study Experience team member!

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