Why Brunel University?
- The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) judged 82% of the research to be of international standing, leading to 54.5% increase in research funding from the Higher Education Funding Council, compared to the sector average increase of 7.8%.
- Brunel graduates enjoy the 13th highest starting salaries in the UK, according to the recent Sunday Times Good University Guide. Their average salary of £22,323 is almost £3,000 more -than the national average.
Where is Brunel University?
Brunel is located in Uxbridge, a compact and friendly town on the edge of West London. Travelling from London to Uxbridge is very straightforward – the town is at the end of the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines on the London Underground, and overground trains from West Drayton Station (which is a short bus-ride from campus) take you to Paddington in just 20 minutes. You can also catch night buses home from Central London throughout the night.
The University is only a 15 minute drive from Heathrow International Airport and is directly connected via local bus routes, making it easy to visit home. Brunel's modern campus is a single secure area in west London that offers a perfect location for exploring the capital and further afield.
Brunel is a campus-based university, and students on site are never more than 10 minutes away from halls of residence, catering, social and sports facilities, lecture theatres, the Library, the Computer Centre or welfare services
Degrees at the Brunel University
Courses and teaching at Brunel have consistently received high ratings in national assessments and league tables. The high quality courses are built around self-contained modules, which allows students to tailor the content to suit their requirements and interests.
Brunel academics are at the forefront of their fields, so you can be confident that your course is relevant and up-to-date. The Graduate School is the hub for postgraduate activitiy at Brunel and offers skills training, 24 hour access to dedicated computer rooms, and social space. Furthermore, Brunel offers a number of scholarships and bursaries, as well as advice on securing external funding for your studies.
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