Brunel University London

Brunel University London Logo White

Online Learning

Brunel has developed a modern, clean online learning experience built on the Canvas LMS platform. The university has invested in studio quality lectures and recorded resources accessible via PC and smartphone with a focus on collaborative learning. Students participate in tutor-led discussions and forums throughout the course.

Students can log in to Brunel’s library from within Canvas to access digital copies of the course books. Each unit has the references and reading list clearly signposted. The modules can also be downloaded as PDF to work through when offline. The platform provides a postgraduate-level learning environment where students collaboratively share and challenge their findings and learnings.

Brunel LMS

Brunel has developed a comprehensive learning environment that provides students with a rich, interactive experience.

  • Recorded on-demand lectures
  • Tutor-led discussions
  • Online Library access


Brunel University London takes its name from the Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The history of Brunel dates back to 1798, with the founding of a school for poor boys. In 1966, Brunel college of advanced technology was awarded royal charter and became Brunel University.

Brunel University London is a public research university with three academic colleges.

  • College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
  • College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
  • College of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences


The majority of the university’s research is rated internationally excellent or world-leading by the research excellence framework. The university is ranked 33rd in the UK for the quality of its work. Research at the university is structured around five institutions.

  • Institute of Communities and Society
  • Institute of Digital Futures
  • Institute of Energy Futures
  • Institute of Health, Medicine and Environments
  • Institute of Materials and Manufacturing

Brunel University Online Courses

Brunel University London offers eight online master’s covering Health Policy, Engineering and Psychology. These taught master’s degrees offer a flexible way to gain globally recognised Master’s qualification while working full time.

Subject matter experts designed these distance learning courses to provide the knowledge and skills needed to develop and maintain a rewarding career.

Brunel University London Online Master’s Degree Options

Follow the links below for more detail on each course and download the brochure by completing the information request forms on this page or the individual course pages.

Psychological Sciences (Conversion) MSc Online

This Psychology conversion course is designed for individuals who hold an undergraduate degree in a non-related subject and want to progress in a career in psychology. The British Psychological Society (BPS) has approved the course. Upon completion, graduates qualify for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the BPS, which is required for working in recognised psychology fields.

Master of Public Health (MPH)
Brunel University London’s Online Health Programmes were created to assist ambitious workers in acquiring advanced skills and competencies in the healthcare/volunteering/medical/social sectors.

Health Economics & Health Policy MSc Online
Learn a critical approach to health economics- apply economic tools to evaluate healthcare intervention and policy whilst acquiring advanced academic and research skills.

Public Health and Health Promotion MSc Online
Develop a multidisciplinary approach to identifying and addressing current public health and health promotion issues. This MSc provides specialised knowledge in relevant fields such as health promotion, global public health policies, governance, economics and psychology.

Public Health & Behaviour Change MSc
Through exploring the drivers of behaviour change and developing a logical model of change in health behaviours, this MSc seeks to bridge the gap between public health and behaviour change.

Global Public Health and Social Justice MSc
Increase your knowledge of health policies, social consequences and global health problems while developing the skills necessary to handle current health challenges impacting local governments, health education, the voluntary sector and other organisations.

Engineering Management MSc Online
The Engineering Management MSc online curriculum combines theoretical philosophy with functional know-how to help you navigate the broad spectrum of management competencies available in the industry, including systems thinking, logistics, human resources, and supply chain design and management.

Advanced Manufacturing Systems MSc Online
A one-of-a-kind learning experience. This course is designed to deliver in-depth expertise and skills in advanced manufacturing, with the goal of producing the leading engineers and researchers needed for industry.


Brunel is a recognised body in the UK. This means that it has degree awarding powers as granted by the UK government to only 145 organisations in the UK. 

Brunel has the power to award internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate certification. 


Students can complete Brunel’s online Master’s degrees either one year full-time, or two years part-time. The courses can be accessed at any time and from anywhere in the world.

Online Library

Students have access to Brunel’s Library from within the learning platform. The online library gives access to the reading lists and works referenced in the lectures. UK based students can also access local university libraries via the Sconal system. The Sconal system is independent of Brunel, and students need to register separately.

Student Support

Online students at Brunel get dedicated student support. They have access to the university support teams via the learning platform, email and phone.


All Brunel’s online students are invited to the London graduation ceremony with their peers from on-campus courses.


The certificate awarded to online students does not mention the study method. It is the same certificate as the on-campus equivalent.

Research Excellence Framework

33rd among the UK’s universities for research power.

72% world-leading / internationally excellent research output.

Understanding the Results

4* = World-leading
3* = Internationally Excellent
2* = Internationally Recognised
1* = Nationally Recognised
U = Unclassified.

  • Top 40 research-intensive university, 58th globally Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022.


  • 4th in UK for International Outlook, Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Teaching Excellence Silver Logo

Download the Brochure and Request More Information

The information you provide on this form will be sent to Brunel University London to get in touch with you to send you information about the course. You can find's privacy policy here.

Brunel's Online Courses

Start Dates

Three intakes per year.





Entry requirements

In general, a 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification. However, confirm your eligibility by contacting the university.

English Level

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas) 
  • Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min 20 in all)
  • Duolingo English: 115 overall (minimum 100 in each sub-score)

Campus Location

Brunel University London
Kingston Lane
UB8 3PH 

University Rankings