University of Essex
We have established a worldwide reputation for top quality teaching and research since being founded in 1964. Over the past five decades we have grown to more than 11,000 students, including over 3,000 postgraduates, who come from all over the world to study at one of our three campuses in Colchester, Loughton and Southend.
Brunel is proud to be home to over 2,500 international students from over 110 different countries who play an essential part in creating our diverse and cosmopolitan university.
Research is at the heart of everything Brunel does, underpinning and enhancing the teaching of our degree programmes. The 2008 RAE ranked 82% of its research as being of international standing.
Brunel is committed to producing the professionally minded and skilled graduates that employers want. Its award winning Placement and Careers Centre (PCC) has over 30 staff, including a dedicated International Students Careers Officer.
Brunel University was ranked 1st in London, 6th in the UK, and 35th Worldwide (2012 Times Higher Education, “100 Under 50” rankings) ‧ Brunel was ranked in the upper quartile for overall satisfaction in 12 subject areas, including 4 subjects in the sector top 10 ‧
Brunel Business School has won the Times Higher Education Awards Business School of the Year 2013.
The Admissions Office deals with all undergraduate and postgraduate applications and admissions to the University.
The Admissions Office aims to:
Update – The UK Visas and Immigration have announced changes to the Maintenance Requirements for Tier 4. In addition to the first year’s Tuition Fees, from 1st July 2014, when applying for a visa for Brunel University, you must show you have living costs of £820 per month for each month of your course (to a maximum of 9 months, or£7,380).
If you have applied to live in on-campus accommodation, the maximum amount you may deduct from the living costs part of your visa application’s Maintenance Requirement will now be £1,200.
Students who are applying to study abroad at Brunel independently should email the Study Abroad Manager directly to receive a link to the online application form.
Students who are applying through an existing partnership agreement must be nominated by their home institution in order to take part in the study abroad programme. Once you have been nominated, you will be sent a link to the online application form by email.
In order for us to consider your application, you must also submit all the supporting documents by the deadline shown on the course fees page. Below please find list of documents required:
Please use the module selection form to make provisional module choices from the list of available modules. You will need to select 3 modules per term. We advise you to select a few alternative modules since we cannot guarantee that you will be able to register for your first choice of modules. You will be able to discuss your choices and amend your modules if necessary at registration.
All applicants must be a current student at an overseas university or college of higher education and have completed at least one year of study at their home institution. The minimum academic requirement is a GPA of at least 2.8 out of 4.0 (or equivalent).
All students are required to meet the University’s minimum English language requirements by taking either an IELTS or another recognised English language qualification at an appropriate level, unless they are a native of an English-speaking country.
“We are an internationally oriented, research intensive university with a commitment to excellence in research and research-led teaching, to the personal development of all our students, and to offering an outstanding campus-based student experience.”
Our campuses at Colchester, Southend and Loughton are friendly and supportive so provide the perfect place for you to study, make friends, pursue new interests and enjoy yourself.
Each campus is different, but they all share the same approach to delivering an exceptional learning experience.
All our campuses: