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Congratulations on receiving your offer!

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to the University of Brighton International College. This page contains all the documents and forms you need. There are 3 things you need to do before your arrival in Brighton:

  1. Choose and book your accommodation.
  2. Prepare for your visa credibility interview (if applicable).
  3. Prepare for your arrival and give us your arrival details.

1. Your accommodation

At the University of Brighton International College we provide modern, secure student housing. Our great-value accommodation packages provide the ideal environment for studying and enjoying student life. We guarantee you accommodation when you book before the accommodation deadline.

2. Your visa credibility interview

When applying for a UK study visa, some students will have a credibility interview. This is so UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) can be sure that you are a genuine student.

  • Sample questions

    View a list of sample questions here, plus tips for answering them to the best of your ability.

    During the interview, you will also be asked about your chosen course. It is important that you become familiar with the relevant course structure and pathway information, which you can find below.

  • Foundation Certificate detail and pathway information

    Key facts

    Preparation for…Undergraduate level study in the UK
    LevelRegulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 3
    Programme ContentA selection of:

    - Subject modules
    - English language modules
    - Academic skills modules
    Hours per weekThe number of hours per week will vary during your programme, but on average you will have 16-24 hours per week of class contact time.
    Progressing to the universityTo progress to the university, you will need a certain academic score and a certain English language score. You also might be asked to submit a specific piece of work or attend an interview.

    Any requirements for your degree choice will be detailed on your offer letter.

    What will I learn on a Foundation Certificate?

    On your programme you will learn how to…

    • Understand and demonstrate basic knowledge in your chosen subject
    • Successfully use English to communication in speech and writing, using subject-specific terminology
    • Create structured arguments using a broad range of academic resources
    • Develop your confidence as an independent learner, in preparation for your future studies

     

    What modules will I study?

    Download Foundation Certificate module descriptions (PDF) here.

    Where can I find out more information about my degree choice and university?

    The best place to find accurate information about your progression degree is on the University of Brighton’s website. Find your degree using their using their undergraduate degree search here.

  • International Year One detail and pathway information

    Key facts

    Preparation for…Second year of an undergraduate degree in the UK
    LevelFramework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) Level 4
    Programme ContentA selection of:

    - Subject modules
    - English language modules
    - Academic skills modules
    Hours per weekThe number of hours per week will vary during your programme, but on average you will have 16-24 hours per week of class contact time.
    Progressing to the universityTo progress to the university, you will need a certain academic score and a certain English language score. You also might be asked to submit a specific piece of work or attend an interview.

    Any requirements for your degree choice will be detailed on your offer letter.

    What will I learn on an International Year One programme?

    On your International Year One programme you will learn how to…

    • Research key topics in your intended subject area
    • Develop project management skills to successfully prepare for university study
    • Communicate your work to different audiences, in speech and writing
    • Access suitable resources, including primary and secondary information
    • Create structured arguments by using critical analysis

     

    What modules will I study?

    Download International Year One module descriptions (PDF) here.

    Where can I find out more information about my degree choice and university?

    The best place to find accurate information about your progression degree is on the University of Brighton’s website. Find your degree using their using their undergraduate degree search here.

  • Pre-Master's detail and pathway information

    Key facts

    Preparation for…Postgraduate level study in the UK
    LevelCommon European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Level B2
    Programme ContentA selection of:

    - Subject modules
    - English language modules
    - Academic skills modules
    - Research modules
    Hours per weekThe number of hours per week will vary during your programme, but on average you will have 16-20 hours per week of class contact time.
    Progressing to the universityTo progress to the university, you will need a certain academic score and a certain English language score. You also might be asked to submit a specific piece of work or attend an interview.

    Any requirements for your degree choice will be detailed on your offer letter.

    What will I learn on a Pre-Master’s programme?

    On your Pre-Master’s programme you will learn how to…

    • Research key topics in your intended Master’s subject area
    • Develop project management skills to successfully prepare for university study
    • Communicate your work to different audiences, in speech and writing
    • Access suitable resources, including primary and secondary information
    • Create structured arguments by using critical analysis

     

    What modules will I study?

    Download Pre-Master’s module descriptions (PDF) here.

    Where can I find out more information about my degree choice and university?

    The best place to find accurate information about your progression degree is on the University of Brighton’s website. Find your degree using their using their postgraduate degree search here.

3. Your arrival details

Our arrivals team can meet you at the airport and take you directly to your accommodation. Even if you plan to find your own transportation from the airport, it is important that you complete our pre-arrival form to notify us of your arrival details.

Need assistance?

If you have any questions about anything on this page, you can contact one of our local offices, and our staff will be happy to help.