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UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON, BRIGHTON, ENGLAND

Brighton, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1858Established Year
  16906Enrollment

University of Brighton: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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The University of Brighton opened its door in 1859 as a School of Art with 110 pupils. From those small beginnings in 1859 to 1992 when it was granted the status of a university, the school has grown steadily in facilities, teaching, and research incorporating several programs offered by the university to cater to the needs of students globally. As a recipient of the silver award for the quality of teaching and learning environment by the U.K. government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the university has exhibited steadfastness and commitment in providing a teaching and learning environment that pushes students to the brick of excellence in academic.

Rankings

The University of Brighton is ranked:

  • 52nd in the list of Best Global Universities in the United Kingdom in 2020 by U.S. News and Report
  • 304th in the list of Best Global Universities in Europe in 2020 by U.S. News and Report
  • 601st – 800th in World University Rankings 2020 by Times Higher education
  • 801st – 1000th in QS Global World Ranking in 2020

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1858
Graduate Job Rate92.6%
Endowment£0.06 million
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Total Number of Students20,468
Number of Undergraduate students16,761
Number of Postgraduate students3,392
Number of International Students1,710
Intake TypeSemester wise
Types of ProgramFull time, Part-time and online

Campus

  • The university is housed on four campuses - City campus, Moulsecoomb Campus, Falmer campus, and Eastbourne Campus. Three campuses in Brighton and one in Eastbourne
  • City campus located at the center of Brighton is home to arts and humanities programs with facilities like studio space, world-class Design Archives, and other specialist facilities
  • Moulsecoomb, the biggest campus of the university with over 8,000 students is home to programs like business, engineering, law life sciences, architecture, etc.
  • Falmer, a campus 4 miles away from the city center is the academic base of the nursing program, education program, communication arts, and social sciences.
  • The Falmer campus is equipped with sports facilities, laboratories, with a good train and bus link to aid transportation
  • Eastbourne campus is home to subjects like physiotherapy, sport science, journalism, physical education, hospitality. The campus houses facilities like newsroom, artificial outdoor pitch, 25-meter swimming pool, and dance studio
  • Students at all campuses are encouraged to take active parts in sports and students’ organization

Residence

  • For international candidates aspiring to study at the university, it is mandatory to have an estimate of accommodation in the UK.
  • The University of Brighton assures every eligible student who applies for accommodation a space either in university-owned, university-managed or university-arranged accommodation
  • The university offers on-campus accommodation to students in all campuses of the university affording students the ease of transportation
  • Popular amongst international students is the homestay scheme designed to accommodate who are willing to stay for a short period or longer
  • Payment of the rent installment two weeks prior to resumption is required of all students who have been offered housing on campus
  • A meal plan is not compulsory
  • Rooms types and style include single rooms, rooms with shared bathroom, and Ensuite
  • Annual room rent ranges from 5,640 GBP to 7,332 GBP depending on the contract length and covers contents insurance, access to fitness facilities, Utility bills, and 24-hour residential staff cover.
  • The University of Brighton also organizes Unihomes and Unilets - off-campus private accommodation for students
  • A range of off-campus accommodation is available for students wanting to rent privately. Students living in these properties are eligible for discounted public transport.

Programs

  • The University of Brighton offers 200 diverse programs across its 15 schools
  • Programs are delivered on the four campuses of the school in Brighton and Eastbourne.
  • Apart from major and minor programs, the school also offers foundational courses, certificate programs, integrated programs, and degree apprenticeships.
  • Through the pathway program at the University of Brighton International College, an international student can also gain entry into the University of Brighton
  • Most courses offered in Brighton are accredited by professional and statutory bodies
  • Examples of professional bodies accrediting courses on Brighton are ACCA, the Health Professions Council, the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the British Computer Society, the Chartered Management Institute

Application Process

International students seeking admissions at the University can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

Supporting Documents -

  • Undergraduates:
    • Academic transcripts and Education History
    • personal statement
    • References
    • Proof of English Language proficiency
    • Copy of Passport with photograph page
    • Proof of Sponsorship or Scholarship
    • Specific program requirements
  • Graduate:
    • Official copies of Academic Transcripts
    • Official copies of College or University Certificate
    • Copy of Passport with photograph page
    • CV
    • Letters of Reference
    • Proof of English Language Proficiency
    • Evidence of Sponsorship or Scholarship (if applicable)
    • Interviews (if required)
    • Portfolio
    • Specific program requirement

Admission Deadlines: The application deadlines for students who plan on resuming in September 2020 is presented below

Undergraduate:

  • October 13th, 2019: UCAS deadline for application to Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
  • January 15th, 2020: UCAS application deadline for all undergraduate programs
  • July 4th, 2020: Final deadlines for applications through UCAS Extra

Graduate: Application deadlines vary by graduate programs

Presented on the table below are the minimum English language requirements for international students whose first language is English

TestUndergraduateGraduate
IELTS6.06.5
TOEFL iBT7285
PTE Academic5661
Duolingo100110

Note:

  • Applicants who cannot meet the English language requirements can apply for English language classes at the University of Brighton Centre for Academic English Language Development
  • UK Home Office's English language proficiency is required before the issuance of a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) needed for visa application

English Language Exemption Criteria

  • A previous degree taught entirely in English provided the institution meets the validity policy and is recognized by NARIC
  • A previous program from an accredited university in the UK or a Home Office majority English-speaking country that meets the university’s validity policy

Application Steps

  • Application
  • Application processing
  • Receipt of offer
  • Acceptance of offer
  • Receipt of CAS Number
  • Visa application
  • Application for accommodation
  • Attending orientation and welcome events

Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of attendance as presented below is the cost for the 2019 - 2020 academic year and depends on several factors like the undergraduate faculty applied for, tuition, books, fees, housing, dining, and personal items.

School fee deposit of 3,000 GBP is required before the issuance of CAS Number for visa processing

TestUndergraduateGraduate
IELTS6.06.5
TOEFL iBT7285
PTE Academic5661
Duolingo100110

Financial Aid

  • International undergraduate students are eligible to apply for different forms of financial Support for International Students in the UK like International scholarships, sports scholarships, and merit scholarships offered by the University of Brighton
  • In addition to the above-listed scholarships, postgraduate students are eligible for Vice-chancellor's excellence scholarships, Vice-chancellor’s alumni scholarships, International Huxley scholarships, Forward Bound scholarships, International research scholarships, and research studentships
  • The University of Brighton awarded about 50 merit scholarships worth 1,000 GBP each to eligible undergraduate students in 2019
  • Apart from the merit scholarships which do not require any application, other types of scholarships offered by the school require an application.
  • Students are advised to apply for funding from other sources like their home countries, international organization, charity organizations, and donor funds
  • Depending On the type of student visa, an international student can work while studying. However, this is usually less than 20 hours per week
  • Types of Scholarships available at Brighton include:
    • International Scholarships worth 2,500 GBP reduction in tuition fees
    • Chevening Scholarships with varying worth
    • The Forward Bound scholarship worth 25,000 GBP

Alumni

Benefits:

  • Network
  • Career opportunities

Notable Alumni:

  • Dato Ir. Abdul Rahim Abu Bakar - Former Vice-President of Petronas Petrochemical Business, Malaysia
  • Chris Barrie - Actor, comedian, and impressionist
  • Cameron Leslie - Founder of London nightclub Fabric

Placement

  • The University of Brighton collaborates with recruiters, recruiting agencies, and organization to create internships, placements, full-time, part-time and volunteer roles for students
  • University of Brighton’s Access and Participation Plan (APP) is designed to eliminate differential career outcomes amongst students irrespective of background
  • The APP program, the university is poised in supporting all students both domestic and international and providing a uniform platform for career support
  • According to payscale, the average salary of University of Brighton graduates is 30,000 GBP
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University of Brighton Overview

Student Population16906
Average Cost of Attendance$17,926 / Year

Attendance Cost

$17,926

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$17,926 / Year
Post Graduate Program$18,415 / Year

Schools, Faculties & Campuses

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Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Address: 94 N - S Rd, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9PX
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