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Why the Brunel University


Brunel University shoots up by 15 places this year to 27th in UK and NUMBER 1 IN LONDON for student satisfaction in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014 published on 15 May.  



Best Business School of the year, Times Higher Education Awards 2013

The MSc in Management is 8th best globally for careers progressionand is in the top 10 in UK according to the Financial Times

Brunel graduates enjoy the 13th highest starting salaries in the

3rd in London for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide)

The Brunel MBA is one of a distinguished group of MBA programmes worldwide to have achieved accreditation by The Association of MBAs (AMBA), the leading MBA accreditation

New Ranking names Brunel University as one of the most International Universities in the World http://www.brunel.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/news-items/ne_352333Released on 29 Jan 2014

Brunel University is ranked Top in London, 6th in the UK and 35th in the world in a new world ranking of the top 100 universities founded in the last 50 years, (THE, World University Rankings 2012)

Business School: Business School of the year: 29/11/2013 Brunel Business school was names Business School of the year Times Higher Education Awards 2013

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MBA ranking: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/bbs/news-and-events/news/ne_350712


Why Choose LBIC

LBIC is designed to meet the needs of international students by offering world-class pathway programmes leading to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Brunel University London. At undergraduate level, LBIC offers University Foundation and First Year University Studies - for candidates who are unable to join Brunel University directly, due to not meeting the direct entry requirements or high school qualifications are not recognised and for those student who would benefit from a ‘softer’ landing into the UK education system. At postgraduate level, LBIC provides the highly acclaimed Pre-Master’s programme leading to an excellent range of Brunel MSc programmes in business and management and computing, renowned the world over for building a new generation of leaders.


Why ?

Study in a campus-based university offering a safe, friendly and positive environment

Benefit from state-of-the-art teaching, recreation and sporting facilities

Develop a wide range of employability skills and improve your career prospects

Experience a diverse range of clubs and societies for an action-packed social life

About Pathway to Education


An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

Foundation or Stage1 – Otherwise also known as Certificate IV or Tertiary Access - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. The tertiary access is an accelareated program for more advanced students.

Diploma Year 1 - Stage 2  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for direct entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

Graduate Diploma - A 2 term and accelerated 1 term programme is available for students who have a degree, but not one which is equivalent to a UK degree. Successful completion leads to direct entry to the master degree.
English Language - A presessional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the minimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the case of English Language entry.


Pathway Programmes

Undergraduate Pathways

Business and Management
Business Computing/Computer Science
Economics and Finance

Postgraduate Pathway

Business and Management
Business Computing/Computer Science
Environmental Science and Sustainability
Engineering and Design


Progression Degrees

Bachelor Degrees

BSc (Hons) Business and Management, BSc (Hons) Business and Management (Accounting), BSc (Hons) Business and Management (Marketing), BSc (Hons) International Business, BSc (Hons) Business Computing, BSc (Hons) Business Computing (eBusiness), BSc (Hons) Business Computing (Human Comp. Interaction), BSc (Hons) Business Computing (Social Media), BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence), BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Digital Media and Games), BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Network Computing), BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Software Engineering), BSc (Hons) Economics, BSc (Hons) Economics and Business Finance, BSc (Hons) Finance and Accounting, BEng (Hons) Computer Systems Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electronic and Communications Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electronic and Computer Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electronic and Electrical Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Aeronautics, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Automotive Design, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Building Services, BEng (Hons) Mechanical and Energy Engineering, BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering with Sustainability, LLB (Hons) Law, LLB (Hons) Law with Professional Placement, LLB (Hons) Law with Criminal Justice, LLB (Hons) Law with Criminal Justice (Professional Placement), LLB (Hons) Law with International Arbitration and Commercial Law, LLB (Hons) Law with International Arbitration and Commercial Law (Professional Placement)

Master Degrees

MBA*^, MSc Management^, MSc Marketing^, MSc Accounting and Business Management^, MSc Business Intelligence and Social Media, MSc Human Resource Management, MSc Human Resources and Employment Relations^, MSc International Business°, MSc Global Supply Chain Management°, MSc Applied Corporate Brand Management†

^Pre-Master's intake available in January, May and September for this course.
°Pre-Master’s intakes available in January and May only for this course.
†Course has additional entry requirements of two years' work experience in marketing, branding or sales.
*Course has additional entry requirements of three years' work experience in postgraduate professional environment.

MSc Information Systems Management, MSc Business System Integration (with SAP technology), MSc Data Science and Analytics, MSc Digital Service Design, MSc in Climate Change Impacts and Sustainability, MSc in Environmental Science: Legislation and Management, MSc in Environmental Science: Pollution and Monitoring, MSc in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Design (with Professional Development), LLM Law, LLM International Human Rights Law, LLM International Commercial Law, LLM International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law, LLM International Intellectual Property Law, MA Contemporary Performance Making, MA English Literature, MSc Advanced Engineering Design, MSc Advanced Instrumentation and Smart Systems, MSc Advanced Multimedia Design and 3D Technologies, MSc Biomedical Engineering, MSc Digital Design and Branding, MSc Engineering Management, MA Design and Branding Strategy, MA Design Strategy and Innovation, MSc Integrated Product Design,


Entry Requirements

Foundation Stage 1 - 5 GCSE passes (including Mathematics) or equivalent, with a minimum C-grade average overall

                                   or Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with minimum average of 50% overall

                                   IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Diploma Stage 2 -  Satisfactory completion of GCE A / AS Levels

                               or Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with minimum average of 60% overall                         

                               IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Graduate Diploma -A qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND), in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree with Second Class Second Division (2:2) (Honours). Graduates with Third Class (Honours) will be considered on an individual basis or Successful completion of an ordinary Bachelor's Degree with Second Class Second Division (2:2). Graduates with Third Class will be considered on an individual basis (Scotland only)

                                 IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

Other English requirements  - 5.0 (with a minimum of 4.5 in any skill) before pathway  ( 1 semester options available)

                                                - 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in any skill) English + pathway  (10 week and 6 week options available)

Further information can be found at https://db44da866a15b9af7840-1f987a9b4ab00643043b8a1a5c69d623.ssl.cf6.rackcdn.com/ICWS_Admission-Requirements.pdf

Dates and Prices

State Dates: January, May or September

Note: Some pathways  may not be available throughout the year.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for LBIC 2014 academic year

Stage of Study LBIC course fee per stage Brunel University course fee per stage*
Undergraduate Pathway
Stage 1: University Foundation (All except Law) £12,900 n/a
Stage 1: University Foundation (Engineering only) £14,000 £16,000
Stage 1: University Foundation (Law only) £13,300 n/a
Stage 2: First Year University Studies (Business and Management) £14,050 £14,250
Stage 2: First Year University Studies (Economics and Finance) £13,800 £13,000
Stage 2: First Year University Studies (Business Computing and Computer Science) £14,050 £14,250
Stage 2, 3 and 4: Law n/a £13,000
Postgraduate Pathway
Stage 1: Pre-Master's £7,050 - £8,050 n/a
Stage 2: Master's (Business and Management) n/a £14,250
Stage 2: Master's (Business Computing and Computer Science) n/a £17,000
Stage 2: MBA n/a £19,500

* Brunel University fees are a guide only and are subject to change. For the most up-to-date fee listings, visit brunel.ac.uk/international



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