Brunel University London - Online

Brunel University London - Online

Top reasons to study here

  • Brunel’s Professional Development Centre was voted 5th best Careers Service in the country, as voted for by students (Student Hut survey 2019).
  • Brunel University London is ranked 34th in the world for international outlook, according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020.
  • Brunel equip graduates practically to address society’s challenges globally, and prepare them with research-led teaching from highly experienced tutors.



In 2016, Brunel celebrated 50 years as a university. Today, the university is proud to have over 139,000 alumni around the world, with 3,309 currently engaged in postgraduate and research study. The university prides itself on its approach, combining academic rigour with the practical, enterprising, and innovative methods pioneered by its namesake Isambard Kingdom Brunel. 


Brunel University London ensures its academic standards are aligned with the UK Quality Code for Higher Education, published by the Quality Assurance Agency, which defines national expectations that all UK higher education institutions are required to meet. Brunel University London takes its name from one of Britain’s most influential engineers, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Graduates continue to follow in his footsteps, taking on various roles in the fields of engineering and public health promotion. Studying with Brunel, you will learn alongside passionate academics who are established experts in their fields. 


Brunel University London is committed to world-leading research and blends academic rigour with the needs of government, industry, and the profit and non-profit sectors globally - delivering creative solutions to complex challenges to provide, economic, cultural, and social benefit. 


Brunel University London produces skilled international graduates, equipped with practical understanding in their professional fields. Their students benefit from internationally-renowned research, delivered by experts with essential understanding of practical workplace requirements.Brunel’s Career Advisors operating within their Professional Development Centre are on-hand to provide you with careers advice. In addition, the Brunel+ Award gives students recognition for the extra-curricular activities they participate in during their studies.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Student services

Brunel’s Professional Development Centre gives students access to career and employability resources. These can boosts the employability of students by helping them develop the skills and experience needed to stand out in the international job market, and prepare for an impactful career. Recently voted by students as the 5th best Careers Service in the country, Brunel’s Professional Development Centre has garnered respect for its experienced staff and exceptional career support.

Library services

As an online student, you will have full access to Brunel’s expansive digital library for books, articles, and electronic resources available online from anywhere at any time. Your resources will include video lectures, case studies, class forums and podcasts.

ICT services

Brunel’s IT support team is available to assist with IT support issues.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

I attended brunel university in good faith as it had a solid reputation for providing a long-running, well respected occupational therapy course. Unfortunately, my experience of brunel and this course has been negative from the outset. • Poor communication from course leader and personal academic tutor, from the beginning of the course. Neither person replied to numerous...

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