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Year of establishment1966
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Accepted Exams
Total International Students2500
Male/Female Ratio0.85
UG/PG Course Ratio1.41
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 2 million
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses5097 Pound for 1 sharing (UG),6834 Pound for 1 sharing (PG)
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Q:   What is the acceptance rate of Brunel University London?


Brunel University London is one of the most popular universities in the United Kingdom. It is one of the most sought-after universities among international students. Each year thousands of students from the UK and around the world apply at Brunel University London. Meanwhile, the university has an acceptance rate of about 70%. Thus, it is not very hard to get into Brunel University London. However, the selection process of the university is very picky and selects students very carefully.


Q:   How is Brunel University London for international students?


Brunel University London is very popular among international students. As per the university, over 17,000 students took admissions in the 2021/22 academic year. Among them, more than 8,000 were international students. With a population of 1,601, Indian students are the largest group of students among international students followed by Chinese students with a population of 1,112. The university has a representation of international students from 151 countries around the world. Brunel University London is a truly global and international university.


Q:   What is reputation of Brunel University?


The latest leap is the Brunel University’s sustained rise up in the QS rankings in the recent years. In the years to 2018, Brunel University London was outside of the third universities worldwide, but by the 2024, it sits comfortably in the top quarter, ranked more highly than 77% of the other institutes. In the QS rankings 2024, Brunel University ranks at #343rd in the world and 40th in the UK. Check Brunel University Reviews from here


Q:   Does Brunel University accept international students?


Yes, Brunel University accepts international students. The university is home to more than 14,000 students from 150 countries. Note that the overseas undergraduate students population is 11%, whereas, overseas population at the postgraduate level is 40%. Indian students also study at the university, however, to get into this university, the applicants are required to meet all the entry requirements. Furthermore, the university many scholarships to international students and some awards are up to £6,000 a year.

Also Read: Top Reasons to Study in UK 


Q:   How far is Brunel University from London?


Brunel University is located in Uxbridge town, West London. It is 40 minutes by tube to Central London and 20 minutes by car to Heathrow airport. Just a short walk or bus ride from the campus, students are going to find a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants.



Brunel University London Rankings 2024

B+Overall University Grade
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Electronics EngineeringC++
Business EconomicsC+
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Q:   Is Brunel University London a good university?


Brunel University London is one of the top universities in the United Kingdom. Brunel University London is consistently ranked among the top universities nationally and internationally. You can see how good Brunel is by looking at their world university rankings by global ranking bodies.

Ranked By20232024

QS - World University Ranking


THE (Times Higher Education) - World University Ranking


The Complete University Guide - University Ranking UK


The Guardian - University Rankings


US News & World Report - Global Universities


Q:   Is there any improvement in the engineering courses at Brunel University?


Yes, for some of the Engineering courses, the ranking has improved as compared to the previous year according to the U.S. News & World Report. Civil Engineering ranks #41 in 2021 and jumps rank #26 in 2022. Similarly, the Mechanical Engineering programme ranks #54 in 2021 and jumps rank #34 in 2022.


Q:   Is Brunel University good for MBA?


Brunel University offers a number of business and management programs throug its business school. The business school of Brunel University is accredited by AMBA, and AACSB. The university offers highly-ranked and top-rated business and management programs. 

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QS World University Rankings 2023 - Global MBA#151-200
THE World University Rankings 2023 - Business and Economics #201-250
The Guardian 2023 - Business and Management Studies (UK)#77

Q:   What rank is Brunel University in UK?


Brunel University ranking in UK according to The Complete University Guide 2024 is 95. In the year 2023, the university was placed at #81. On the other hand, according to The Guardian has been placed at #121 in 2024 and in the previous year, it was placed at #116 in 2023. There is a slight decline in the UK rankings (14 in the The Complete University Guide and 5 places in The Guardian).


Q:   What rank is Brunel University as per Shiksha Grading?


Brunel University overall grade is B+, according to Shiksha Grading. This grading uses aggregate of all the publicly available university and course rankings from top-ranking publishers and maps it into 9 buckets - A++, A+, A, B++, B+, B, C++, C+, C. In this method, universities are graded by country and courses are graded by availability at the college in a particular country. A few of the courses have also been graded and these are listed below:



Aeronautical Engineering




Civil Engineering


Computer Science


Mechanical Engineering



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Q:   Does Brunel University offer scholarships?


Yes, Brunel Uni offers a number of scholarships to international students. The eligibility requirements for the scholarships vary. So, students are required to check the official website of the university to know the exact entry requirements. A few of the scholarships that are offered by the university to international students are:

  • Brunel Medical School International Scholarship
  • MBA Scholarship
  • Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • The Dean’s International Scholarship for Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Award for International Students

Q:   What is Brunel University Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award for International Students?


Brunel University’s Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Award for International Students offers £5,000 fee reduction for self-funded international students across the postgraduate taught programs. To be eligible, the applicants must have a minimum of 2:1 and above or equivalent internationally recognised undergraduate degree. Also, the applicants must have received an offer from the university to the PG program. Moreover, the applicants are required to pay £5,000 fee deposit as per the specified deadline.


Brunel University Admission Dates 2024

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Q:   What is the last date of application for Brunel University?


International students are advised to check the admission deadline before applying at Brunel University. Here we have given the admission deadline for Brunel University. 

UCAS 2024 Entry Deadline



Jan 31, 2024Initial UCAS deadline for on-time undergraduate applications
Feb 28, 2024UCAS Extra opens
Jun 30, 2024Closing date for 2024 application through UCAS main application system
Jul 4, 2024Closing date for 2024 application through UCAS extra

Q:   How can I apply in Brunel University as an international student?


Brunel University offers various programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. For undergraduate programs the university takes admissions through UCAS. Meanwhile, for postgraduate programs international students can apply directly through website. The admission deadline for postgraduate programs will vary from programme to program. 


Brunel University London Tuition Fee, Duration & Eligibility 2024

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MS(51 courses)
INR 17 L - 26 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 7, PTE: 51 - 64, Duolingo: 100 - 120
B.E. / B.Tech(46 courses)
INR 19 L - 25 L
Duration2-5 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 51 - 59
MBA/PGDM(23 courses)
INR 18 L - 29 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 58 - 59, Duolingo: 100 - 110
M.Sc.(21 courses)
INR 18 L - 28 L
Duration12 months-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 58 - 59, Duolingo: 100 - 110
BBA(16 courses)
INR 18 L - 22 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 6.5, PTE: 59 & Above, Duolingo: 110 & Above
M.A.(15 courses)
INR 18 L - 25 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 7, PTE: 59 - 64, Duolingo: 110 & Above
B.A.(26 courses)
INR 16 L - 20 L
Duration3 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 59 & Above
B.Sc.(20 courses)
INR 19 L - 25 L
Duration3-4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 - 7, PTE: 59 - 64
MIM(1 course)
INR 22 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 59 & Above
MEM(1 course)
INR 22 L
Duration1 year
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6 & Above, PTE: 59 & Above
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Q:   What is the minimum IELTS/TOEFL score required for Brunel University London?


 The language of instruction at Brunel University London is English. Therefore, all international students whose first language is not English, are required to demonstrate proficiency in the English language. Brunel University London accepts all the major English language test scores. The minimum English language test scores required for Brunel University London are:

  • IELTS: Overall 6.0 with no band below 5.5
  • TOEFL: Overall 79 with no band below 17
  • PTE: Overall 59 with no band below 59

Q:   What are the requirements for Brunel University London MBBS?


Brunel University admission requirements for MBBS are given below:

  • English language proficiency: IELTS with at least 7.0 in each component or equivalent
  • Age: The applicants must be 18 years of age at the time of admission
  • Work experience: Brunel Medical School takes reference from the Medical School Council’s guidance on work experience

Also Check,  Brunel University MBBS Details from here


Q:   What is the average tuition fees for international students at Brunel University London?


Brunel University fees for international students can be checked from the table given below: 

Courses1st Year Tuition Fees
MS (51 courses)
INR 17 L - 23 L
MBBS (1 course)
INR 48 L
INR 29 L
B.E. / B.Tech (45 courses)
INR 18 L - 23 L
MIM (21 courses)
INR 18 L - 25 L
BBA (16 courses)
INR 18 L - 20 L
M.A. (13 courses)
INR 18 L - 23 L
B.Sc. (20 courses)
INR 19 L - 23 L
Others PG (3 courses)
INR 18 L - 23 L
B.A. (26 courses)
INR 16 L - 18 L

Cost of Living: The average living cost that an average UG student has to bear while studying at Brunel University London is £940 - £1,420 per month. Whereas, the PG student has to be spend £1,160 - £1,600 per month. Check out the Cost of Living in UK for International Students from here


Q:   How can I get into Brunel University MSc Data Science and Analytics?


Brunel University London MSc Data Science and Analytics admission requirements are given below:

  • A 2:2 or above UK Honors degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification from a Scientific, Engineering, or a numerate subject
  • As per Indian requirements, the applicants are required to have a bachelor’s degree. A minimum score of 55% - 65% is required
  • English language requirement: IELTS / TOEFL / PTE

Q:   What are the entry requirements for Brunel University for Indian students?


Brunel Uni requirements for Indian students vary as per courses. But, the general requirements are listed below:

  • UG: The applicants are required to have a Class 12 qualification. Do check the minimum percentage required in Class 12.
  • PG: The applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree. The minimum percentage required in the UG degree must be checked as per the courses

English language requirements: The applicants are required to also showcase English language proficiency. They can do so by submitting an IELTS score as required. The range of minimum IELTS score required will be between 6.0 – 7.0. TOEFL and PTE scores are also accepted.


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  • 92% students never faced discrimination in this university
Part time work3.9
Post study jobs3.8
Quality of faculty4.3
Student Life4.5
Value for money4
Public transportation4.8
Indian Food4.4
Permanent Immigration4.2
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Business Intelligence and Digital Marketing MSc - Batch of 2025
College is fun but stressful at the same time.
Tips: The students should know that safety is the biggest issue in London or the UK. You need to keep in mind that there are so many issues in getting a flexible part-time job here as the market is really down and students are suffering from expenses and stress.
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Brunel University London is fun loving and a great experience.
Tips: Brunel university is very good and it has different clubs that help students to make new friends and participate in different activities. I feel on-campus accommodation will be more beneficial though it is a little expensive rent. However, this helps to grow network and make international friends.
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Data Science and Analytics MSc - Batch of 2021
Be practical and easy going.
Tips: Don't have a lot of expectations. Please study and work hard. I did not get any scholarships. I am not satisfied with my experience cause I was studying during covid time. My whole year was just gone like that. I lacked support from professors and research assistants.
Dislikes (Post study jobs): It is really difficult to get the sponsorship. You have to be exceptional if you want to work and study in UK. I don't know exact number of companies but there are limited companies. I struggled to get sponsorship. I am not doing the core job according to my master's degree.
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Business Finance MSc - Batch of 2019
The life changer - a space where I learned about myself
Tips: Cultural differences are a major thing. One should always be prepared for the worst outcomes of anything but just be positive about what's going on and keep on moving forward. I am very satisfied with everything I learned there and what the UK had to offer as a country opens up a huge mind space.
Likes (Student Life): Being close to London, gives access to all the fun parts of the city. The university offers a wide range of fun activities, clubs and social events where you can easily meet new people. The university is full of diverse people from different walks of life giving it an international feeling.
Dislikes (Internships): You can easily get internship off campus and on campus as well. Brunel University offers a large number of options to work on campus too. Most of the opportunities are related to the course only so it helps in academics and finances too. It is one of the best university.
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One of the best university to pursue your dream degree.
Tips: Brunel is a great choice for pursuing your Bachelors/Masters degree as it offers a wide variety of courses of great academic excellence. I could not avail myself of any scholarship even though I applied for it. Overall I'm very much satisfied with the university and its location.
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Q:   Does Brunel University provide placement?


At Brunel, there is a dedicated team of subject-specific placement advisers. Once students have been enrolled in their respective courses, they can book an appointment with their placement adviser via the appointment booking system. These advisers can advice students on their CVs, interviews, places to look for job placements, etc. Usually, the job opportunities can be found on the Brunel Jobs Board.


Q:   What is the average salary of Brunel University graduates?


According to the Longitudinal Employment Outcomes (LEO) 2022 facts, the average salary for Brunel graduates was £28,500, when looked at across all subjects studied. 3 years after getting the degrees, Brunel graduates’ earnings, when compared with those studies in other universities are:

  • Ranked 1st for those who studied for Creative Arts and Design
  • Ranked 3rd for those who studied Health and Social Care
  • In the Top 10 in London for every subject offered at Brunel

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Q:   What is the cost of a student visa to the United Kingdom?


Foreigners are required to have a visa to visit the United Kingdom. Similarly, if you are an international student then you are required to have a study student visa to study at any university in the United Kingdom. International students can only apply for a student visa if they are over 16 years of age and have been offered a place on a course by British university. if you are an international student and applying from outside the United Kingdom, then you are required to pay an application fee of GBP 348 for student visa.


Q:   How can I stay in the UK after the studies?


After completing the studies, students can apply for UK Post-Study Work Visa. This will allow students to stay in the UK for 2 years (3 years in case of Doctoral studies). If students want to stay back in the UK after their Graduate Visa expires, then they are required to apply for skilled work visa or general work visa or any other relevant visa.


Brunel University Notable Alumni

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Q:   Who are the most famous Brunel University alumni?


A few of the popular alumni of Brunel University London are given below:



Mike Collins

Comic book artist, Writer

Lee Mack


Sophie McShera


Laurence Rickard

Actor, Screenwriter, and Comedian

John Watts


Mark Bagley

Comic book artist


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Q:   Is Brunel University in inner London or outer London?


Brunel is based in West London. It is a single-campus university, which is located in Uxbridge, West London. Within a short walk or bus ride from the Brunel campus, students are going to find a variety of cafes, shops, and restaurants. Furthermore, Uxbridge is an excellent hub for exploring nearby English gems. While studying at the university, students can plan day trips to destinations like the historic Oxford, Windsor Castle, etc. In short, Uxbridge.


Q:   Does Brunel University have a campus?


Yes, Brunel is a single campus university, located in Uxbridge, West London. The campus is well connected to the rest of the UK. Various facilities are available at the campus ranging from world-class sports facilities to student support services and amazing student support services. There are 150 sports clubs and societies run by the Union of Brunel students. On top of this, international students can live in the Halls of Residences. In these halls, different types of rooms are available such as En-suite, standard, and studios / flats.  


Brunel University Vs Coventry University

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Q:   Which is better, Brunel or Coventry?


Brunel University London is a public research university located in the Uxbridge area of London. On the other hand, Coventry University is a public research university situated in Coventry, England. The decision to study in one of these universities will depend on students’ choice, course, tuition fees, location, etc. A comparison of both these universities highlighting a few factors is given below:


Brunel University London

Coventry University


QS: #343

QS: #571

Popular Courses

MBBS, MBA, MBA Healthcare Management

MBA, MSc International Business Management

Tuition Fees

MBA: INR 28.95 L

MBA: INR 21.42 L





Brunel University London FAQs

Q:   How are academics and social life at Brunel University London?


Brunel University London is recognised for its high-quality academics and vibrant social life. In the context of academics, Brunel offers a wide range of programs across various disciplines such as Business, Engineering, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities. Furthermore, the university is known for its strong industry connections, with many programs offering opportunities for internships and placements.

In terms of social life, Brunel Uni London has a lively and inclusive campus culture, with a range of student organizations, societies, and events. Furthermore, the university has a large and modern campus with excellent facilities such as a sports center, a student center, and a variety of restaurants and cafes.



Q:   How many international students are at Brunel?


Brunel Uni attracts 80% of its students from London and the South East, including from some of the most deprived communities. The undergraduate student population is 11% overseas and 40% overseas at the PG level. When it comes to the number of international students at the university, then the university is home to over 14,000 students from 150 countries. Various undergraduate and postgraduate programs are offered at the university. A few of the popular courses of Brunel Uni among international students are MBA Healthcare Management, MBA, MSc Physician Associate, MBBS


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Brunel University is ideal for pursuing an MA in English Literature. It is listed among the top 50 universities in the country for English and Creative Writing programmes. To boost your chances of admission to such a prestigious institute, you must submit a solid application. A master's application


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Brunel University London is well-known for its outstanding academic programmes and active social life. The institution provides a diverse range of courses and has a strong reputation for research and innovation. Brunel students have access to a variety of social and extracurricular activities, such


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