Established in 2003, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, United Kingdom operates in an equal partnership with the University of Sussex and University of Brighton. It offers a 5 year BM BS (Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery) degree at Undergraduate level that is a globally coveted program among aspirants seeking to study in the UK. The institute also offers Masters taught and Research Degrees in Cardiology, Clinical Professional Studies, Contemporary Bioethics, Dementia Studies etc.
The Research done at this School is recognized locally, nationally, and at International Level and makes the school one of the best UK universities for international students. Last year 150 students applied for the BM BS degree which is the highest application rate in Medical Schools of the United Kingdom. There were 201 total students at the institute in 2019 of which 16 were EU based and 8 International students.
Admissions at Brighton and Sussex Medical School observe October 15 as their application deadline for undergraduate programs but provides graduate admissions on a rolling basis round the year. According to the National Student Survey, there was a 96% overall satisfaction rate among students of the institute in 2019 and thus makes the school a worthwhile pursuit.
The institute is ranked at the following positions by different rankings survey:
|Type of Institution||Medical School|
|Number of campuses||One campus|
|Number/Percentage of International Students||15%|
|Student Satisfaction Rate||98%|
|International Fee||32,886 GBP per year|
|Number of Academic Programmes||Undergraduate & Postgraduate|
|Mode of Programme||Full time|
Students can apply for programs at the Undergraduate and Graduate level if they are eligible academically. For this applicants can drop an email to School with transcripts.
Application Fee: 18 GBP (Single Course) and 24 GBP (Multiple Course)
Application Deadline: Undergraduate students can apply before October 15 and Admissions are done on a rolling basis for Postgraduate Degrees.
Basic Admission Requirements
General Requirements: Academic achievement, BMAT score, GCSEs, contextual data, A levels, Irish leaving certificate (if applicable) and others.
Additional Requirements: Research proposal, personal statement, birth certificate, passport copy
For all the prospective candidates for the institute, a basic estimate of the expenses like accommodation, travel and stay for aspirants looking to study in the UK is as compiled below.
|International Students||35,517 GBP Per annum|
|Channel Island and Isle of Man||19,000 GBP Per annum|
|UK Students||9,250 GBP Per annum|
|EU Students||9,250 GBP Per annum|
|Living Costs (University Hall) Single Room||3,549 - 6,669 GBP Per annum (Includes Utility Bills)|
|Living Costs (Shared Houses)||6,240 - 7800 GBP (Does not include Utility Bills)|
The school offers various Scholarships, Bursaries, and merit-based aids as financial support for international students looking to study in the UK. Some such awards are as discussed below.
The institute makes sure that all alumni learn, network, and socialize at the school. Alumni have the benefit of accessing the Journals with JSTOR online for free. There are alumni rates for the University of Sussex’ Sports Facilities, Library Day Pass, and Discounts for Conference and other Events.
Alumni can involve themselves through fundraising campaigns. Alumni are also given the honorary academic awards. Some of the notable alumni include Dr. Charlie Sayer, Marta Fernandez Arias, Dr. Sean Mitchell and Dr Naushin Husain.
The placements are integrated into the Curriculum of the Degrees. Teaching hospitals and Clinical Placements are done to train students. Students work in Royal Sussex Hospitals, The University NHS Hospitals and thus there are General Practice Placements.
In 2017, there were 12 hospitals where students take training placements. During the initial phase, trainers are trained for Communication Skills moving to Clinical Skills, Minor illness, chronic disease skills, and in last year they are trained under student-led surgeries.
The main hospitals for training are The Royal Sussex County Hospital, The Brighton General Hospital, and The Princess Royal Hospital.
|Affiliation||University of Brighton|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$19,610 / Year|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$13,073 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$19,610 / Year|
RANKED #251 - #300
RANKED #101 - #125
Clinical Science (International)
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#251 - #300 [Out of 1001]
46.9-50 [Out of 100]
#101 - #125 [Out of 601]
46.2-49.4 [Out of 100]
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary