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University of Brighton

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University of Brighton

Build skills and confidence as you learn by doing at this careers-focused university in a friendly seaside city. 

Why choose the University of Brighton?

Top 300 young university in the world 

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023

Top 50 in the UK

for graduate prospects (Guardian University Guide 2024)

Top 100 student city

QS World Best Student Cities 2025

Brighton excels in many subjects, so you can trust that you’re getting a great education while following your passion. 

Ready to find a degree at the University of Brighton? 


in the UK for Physiotherapy

Guardian University Guide 2024

in the UK for Education

Guardian University Guide 2024

in the UK for Economics

Guardian University Guide 2024 

in the UK for Medicine at Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Guardian University Guide 2024

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.

Two students enjoying the sun at the beach

Meet people from different cultural backgrounds and make lifelong friends. 

Brighton is a fun, free and forward-thinking city where you can feel like you belong.  

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.


On campus

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. 

Life on campus

Brighton’s three 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.  

Silver award

Teaching Excellence Framework 2023


countries represented within the student and staff communities 

AACSB-accredited business school

Achieved by fewer than 6% of business schools worldwide


of graduates in work or further study (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023) 

Top 30% 

in the UK for graduate earnings (Longitudinal Education Outcomes 2022)


students across Brighton campuses 

Download useful information 

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  • University of Brighton brochure 
  • Degree preparation course information 
  • University of Brighton flyer 

Any other questions

Where is Brighton — is it near London? 

Brighton is located less than hour from London, the UK’s exciting capital city. It also takes only 30 minutes to travel from Brighton to London Gatwick International Airport.

What can I do at Brighton?

There are over 100 societies at the University to join, as well as 60 sports clubs and close links to many community groups, meaning there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 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.

Aerial view of Brighton
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.