University of Brighton

United Kingdom

The University of Brighton dates back to 1882 but gained its university status much more recently, in 1992. Originally based next to the Royal Pavilion it now has three campuses across the city and one in nearby Eastbourne.

More than 3,000 international students attend the University of Brighton each year and it is internationally renowned for its research facilities and output. Located in one of the UK’s most popular seaside towns, Brighton offers a different kind of lifestyle, with easy access to the beach. There’s also a lively and diverse cultural scene in the city, making it a great place for international students. 

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What are the IELTS requirements for the University of Brighton?

Generally, the University of Brighton requires an overall IELTS band score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each component) for the undergraduate course. For postgraduate, a band score of 6.5 and above is required, (with no less than 5.5 in each component) depending on the program. This is applicable to international students from most countries. For more details refer to the Official website of Coventry University

What is the University of Brighton acceptance rate?

The University of Brighton acceptance rate is 44%.

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Support for international students

The university runs an orientation programme to help you feel at home as well as advice on visa applications from immigration specialists. International students also receive a personal tutor to support their academic studies and an English language support service.

Clubs and societies

There are more than 60 sports clubs at the university and over 100 student societies. This means you can find your niche and make friends easily.

A place for everyone

Every eligible student at the University of Brighton is guaranteed a place in halls of residence - this applies to international students. There are university-managed shared houses and flats also available.



Brighton is in the top 50 universities in England for graduate prospects from the Complete University Guide. This reflects the number of graduates who are in highly skilled employment or further study 15 months after they leave. There’s a Careers and Employability team which offers support and advice about careers, placements, volunteering, mentoring and business startups.


University of Brighton ranking in the UK is 102nd in The Guardian University Guide, 801-1000th in the QS World University Rankings and 601–800th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.


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