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.

A PhD involves demonstrating through original research or other advanced scholarship the creation and interpretation of new knowledge, a systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge at the forefront of an academic discipline or professional practice, the ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the general of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline. Both full'time (3 years) and part'time (6 years) study routes are available.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £18,000 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £18,000 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £18,000 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £18,000 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 and additionally, for a PhD, a Master’s degree or equivalent.