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University of Sussex Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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The University of Sussex is located at Falmer, in the United Kingdom. It was founded in the 1960s. It has over 500 courses, which include undergraduate, and graduate and doctoral. Applications are invited for the fall semester.

  • UG applicants can apply online through UCAS admissions portal while PG applicants can apply through the Postgraduate application system.
  • International applicants are required to fulfill country-specific requirements for admissions in UG & PG courses.
  • PG applicants are required to provide a personal statement.


Application PortalOfficial Website
Application Fee (non-refundable)£18 for single choice
£24 for multiple – choice
Average SAT score1300
Mode of PaymentCredit Card(Visa, Union Pay, ALIPAY), Bank Transfer
Academic CalendarSemester based
Intake SeasonsSpring
Financial AidStudent Loans, Federal Loans, Scholarships

University of Sussex Admission Deadlines

The applications are invited through UCAS admission Portal. The admissions deadlines for the applicants are mentioned below:

Type of ApplicationDate
Undergraduate30 June
Graduate1 August
Medical15 October

University of Sussex International Student Admission

International applicants are required to fulfill country-specific requirements apart from other general requirements. The details of the additional requirements are mentioned below:

Admission Requirements for International Students

  • Official Transcripts
  • International applicants are required to fulfill country-specific requirements.
  • Indian applicants for UG programs must have Academic scores: 70% – 80%(CBSE), 70% – 80%(CISCE)
  • Indian Applicants for PG programs must have Bachelor certificates with 55 – 70%
  • High school Transcripts with 32-34 points, for IB Diploma Certificate holders.
  • English Proficiency scores
  • Visa and Passport

English Proficiency Test Score

TestMinimum required score for UG

Visa Process for International Students

Students applying from countries outside EEA or Switzerland, apply for a Tier 4 or General Visa. Follow these steps to apply:

  • Visa Documents must include Passport, one colored photo(write name on the back), Proof of Funding, Birth Certificate, CAS statement, Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate(for students applying for Science or Technology courses), Tuberculosis Test certificate.
  • Apply for Visa on the UKVI website.
  • Attend the Credibility Interview conducted by UKVI.
  • Collect a Biometric Residence Permit(BRP) on arrival to UK.

University of Sussex Undergraduate Admissions

The admission process and requirements for Undergraduate applicants are mentioned below:

Where to apply: UCAS Admission portal

Admission requirements: The following documents must be provided by the applicants:

  • Complete Application submitted online.
  • General Certificate of Secondary Education Certificate in a subject related to the opted course with B grade.
  • Project Qualifications, if applicable
  • International applicants must fulfill country-specific requirements. For details, click here
    • For most UG courses, Indian applicants, the minimum requirement is 80% in class 12 from CISCE, CBSE, or HSC affiliated schools.
  • English Proficiency Scores for International Students
    • Indian Applicants can also provide proof of 70% in English at a CBSE or CISCE affiliated school.
  • Student Visas and other documents

University of Sussex Undergraduate Program-Wise Requirements

University of Sussex Graduate Admissions

The admission process for Graduate students is briefed below:

Where to apply: University Website

Admission requirements: The following documents must be provided by the applicants:

  • Complete Application submitted online
  • Professional Experience
  • Submit Personal Statement
  • English Proficiency Scores for International Students
    • For most courses, IELTS score required is 6.5
    • For mathematics & physics, the IELTS score required is 6.0.
    • For some courses the requirement slightly high, the IELTS score is 7.0.

Course specific Requirements for some popular courses for Indian Applicants are mentioned below:

CourseAdditional RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MathematicsUG with 55 – 70%IELTS – 6.0
TOEFL (iBT) – 80
PTE – 56
Accounting and FinanceUG with 54 – 69%IELTS – 6.5
TOEFL (iBT) – 88
PTE – 62
Law LLMUG with 54 – 69%IELTS – 6.5
TOEFL (iBT) – 88
PTE – 62
ManagementUG with 50 – 65%;IELTS – 6.5
TOEFL (iBT) – 88
PTE – 62
PhysicsUG with 50 – 65%
Have lab experience
Apply for ATAS
IELTS – 6.0
TOEFL (iBT) – 80
PTE – 56
Cancer Cell BiologyUG with 55 – 70%;IELTS – 6.5
TOEFL (iBT) – 88
PTE – 62

International applicants are suggested to submit their applications before the deadlines as visa process may take up to three months.

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