We strive to bring the advantageous elements of our renowned on-campus learning to the digital realm. Aiming to set you up for success after your academic studies, we’re committed to a culture of collaboration to prepare you for leadership positions in any organisation.
You’ll join Brunel’s network of students and professionals, which consists of:
- 16,000+ students
- 1,500+ online students
- 175+ nationalities
- 154,000+ student’s alumni network
Brunel boasts many awards, accolades and partnerships. Receiving a Royal Charter in 1966, our university is recognised by the UK as a prestigious higher education institution. On the global scale, Brunel was ranked 20th globally (4th in the UK) for international outlook by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In addition to university-wide awards, many of our academic leaders hold individual awards for their work with Brunel.
Standing out in research, the volume of ‘world-leading’ research carried out at Brunel has increased by nearly two-thirds (63 %) in the past seven years, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. Overall, 72.7% of Brunel’s submissions were assessed as being world-leading or internationally excellent, an increase from the previous score of 61%. This confirms Brunel’s position as a top 40 UK research-intensive university and ranked 58th globally according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022.
Our researchers are involved:
- The Brunel Centre for Advanced Solidification Technology (BCAST)
- The National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC)
- The National Centre for Sustainable Energy use in Food chains (CSEF)
In addition to Brunel’s reputation of academic and professional excellence, some other ways you’ll benefit from studying with us are:
Gain globally competitive skills
Our dedication to academic and professional excellence is recognised by many of the world’s top companies and organisations. Our online programmes are developed in partnership with industry leaders to provide you with the latest standards and trends. Distinguish yourself in the job market by acquiring advanced skills sought by leading employers around the world.
Study on your own schedule
Studying online with Brunel is the perfect way to earn a high-quality degree from the convenience of any location. Many of our students are currently working while earning their online degree, so it’s possible to continue supporting yourself financially when studying online. This online mode of learning is also ideal for those living in other countries who don’t have the ability to move to London.
While you aren’t physically in the lecture hall, our collaborative online learning experience creates global networking opportunities. With students from over 150 countries, you’ll broaden your perspective by speaking and working with your classmates from around the world. Through this networking, you may also find the perfect employment opportunity for you.
Diverse career options
Transferrable skills are an essential part of Brunel’s online curriculum. Though you may have an idea of your desired career path or want to advance in your current field, our postgraduate programmes aim to provide you with a diverse set of skills so that you can increase your employability.
Learn from expert faculty
Brunel has a long list of globally recognised faculty members. We choose instructors who have both academic and professional experiences, so they draw from both theoretical knowledge and practical application. Our faculty members are also great resources for professional development and connections.