Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research'intensive community. A research degree provides the opportunity to investigate a topic in depth, and contribute new knowledge to your discipline.

Research areas: simulation modelling, visual simulation environment, information systems; human'computer interaction, virtual environments; business application of computing; neural networks; expert systems; agent'based systems; bioinformatics; datamining; machine learning; healthcare informatics.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £4,195 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £17,500 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £2,097 Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £8,750 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • The general university entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree.
  • All international students must show evidence that they meet the English requirement for their course of study. This applies even if English is the native language of your home country. An appropriate level of English language competence is also expected. Applicants may also be required to attend compulsory in-sessional English language support.
  • The Senate reserves the right to assess the eligibility of applicants on an individual basis.
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any section)