Our students have won national literary awards and launched successful careers in the creative industries. To us, writing is a gift, a profession and, above all, a joy. Whether you intend to establish a career in writing or are simply thinking of spending some of your time at university exploring your abilities, we offer an unrivalled body of experience.
English is a student-centred course, with innovative modules, taught by research-active tutors and renowned writers, in one of the most diverse and exciting cities in the world. We hope the subject pages give you a sense of what you can expect as a student of English literature or Creative Writing at Brunel, but if you do have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Film and TV offers exciting and innovative undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught by a team of enthusiastic staff who have published widely on their subjects. We put a high priority on links between teaching and research, which means you’ll be taught directly by authorities in the field. You’ll also be able to benefit from our contacts with industry and have opportunities to gain work experience.
You can study single honours at undergraduate level or in complementary combination with another subject from the School of Arts. Masters level study is available on our successful MA, many graduates from which have gone to work in a range of roles within the games industry.
We also have a thriving post-graduate research community focused on games from a range of disciplinary perspectives..
Exciting degrees - two NCTJ accredited - that address current and future employability through a rigorous grounding in writing, reporting, sourcing and solid editorial judgement. Professionalism, ethics and law are at the heart of our innovative, student-centred delivery. Small groups ensure close support and high contact hours in a friendly environment. Learn audio and video journalism in our purpose-built digital studios and editing suites. Industry-standard hardware and software for print, broadcast, and online are taught. Former students are now working at The Independent, BBC, top magazines, press agencies and online brands.
The musical focus at Brunel is firmly in the present, making the most of recent developments and changes, and looking creatively at the future. Brunel offers four undergraduate programmes in music, all firmly focussed on the music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Brunel does not ignore music of the past, but views it through the prism of contemporary musical activity, while providing a strong base of knowledge and craft to enable students to be flexible, skilful and creative 21st century musicians.
The degree is taught in the new, purpose built, Antonin Artaud complex which houses a fully equipped main theatre and studio theatre as well as a suite of rehearsal and recording studios. The programme includes opportunities to undertake a work placement in the industry; this builds on the range of professional development activities that are a feature of the programme.