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University of Brighton

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University of Brighton

Brilliant facilities and business connections in a student-friendly seaside city. Brighton is a careers-focused university. 

Why choose the University of Brighton?

Top 300 young university in the world 

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023

Make connections with international companies 

One of the best places to live in the UK 

Seven Dials area of Brighton is named in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2023

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

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in the UK for Medicine at Brighton and Sussex Medical School

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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. 

The city of Brighton is known for being multicultural and a place of freedom and diversity.  

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 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 


students graduate each year 

1st class 

award for environmentalism (People & Planet) 

Top 50 

in the UK for graduate prospects (Guardian University Guide 2024) 


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? 

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.

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.