University of Brighton
Brilliant facilities and business connections in a student-friendly seaside city. Brighton is a careers-focused university.
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Why choose the University of Brighton?
Top 200 young university in the world
Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022
Links with 1,800+ businesses
Make connections with international companies
7th best place to live in the UK
Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2022
Brighton excels in many subjects, so you can trust that you’re getting a great education while following your passion.
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in the UK for Medicine at Brighton and Sussex Medical School
in the UK for Education
in the UK for Physiotherapy
in the UK for History of Art
27th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
Art and Design
38th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)
26th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
Earth and Marine Sciences
13th in the UK for student satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2023)
Fashion and Textiles
4th in the UK for teaching effectiveness (Guardian University Guide 2023)
Pharmacy and Pharmacology
22nd in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023)
19th in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2023)
Tourism, Transport, Travel and Heritage Studies
6th in the UK for research quality (Complete University Guide 2023)
Take a closer look at the University of Brighton
Here’s why our students love Brighton
Internationally diverse university in a friendly seaside city. It’s a place where students from across the world can feel at home.
Meet people from different cultural backgrounds and make lifelong friends.
The city of Brighton is known for being multicultural and a place of freedom and diversity.
Top 3 reasons to choose Brighton
- A friendly and welcoming atmosphere where everyone is equal
- Live and study by the beach in one of the UK’s most popular cities
- High-tech facilities for an interactive learning experience
A destination that attracts people from all walks of life, perfect for international students
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Study abroad at the University of Brighton
Your route to the University of Brighton
If you want to study at the University of Brighton but don’t yet meet the entry requirements, then you can take a degree preparation course at our on-campus International College in Brighton and progress to the University.
University of Brighton International College
- On-campus degree preparation courses
- Live and study in Brighton from day one
- Guaranteed entry to a University of Brighton degree*
*When you pass your degree preparation course at the required level with good attendance.
- A degree preparation course (also known as a pathway course) helps you improve your English language level, academic skills, and subject knowledge.
- If you pass your degree preparation course at the required level and with good attendance, then you are guaranteed entry to your chosen degree at university.
Life on campus
Brighton’s campuses are all located close by or within easy access of the city and seafront.
Make the most of Brighton’s facilities and enjoy what the city has to offer, from the beach to trendy shops and restaurants.
countries represented within the student and staff communities
clubs and societies for students to join
students graduate each year
award for environmentalism (People & Planet)
UK University of graduate prospects (Complete University Guide 2023)
students across Brighton campuses
Download useful information
- University of Brighton brochure
- Degree preparation course information
- University of Brighton flyer
Any other questions
Where is Brighton — is it near London?
It takes around one hour to get to London from Brighton, making it quick and easy to visit the capital city in your free time.
What can I do at Brighton?
There are over 100 clubs and societies at the University you could be part of, for all kinds of hobbies and interests. When it comes to the city, there’s so much to do from exploring the quirky shopping district to visiting the world’s oldest aquarium.
Brighton’s best student spots
Is Brighton a good university for international students?
Brighton is an extremely diverse city, and the same goes for the University. You’ll get to meet lots of other international students and learn about different cultures from across the world.