Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

International Student Statistics

3,790 international students in 2016–17

Welcome Arrangements

  • The university supports international students throughout the application process and helps them prepare for student life in the UK. Students can contact the international team or in-country representatives with any enquiries, while specialist teams can advise on a range of issues including visa applications, accommodation, international scholarships and more.
  • The university organises a free international orientation programme for international and EU students a week before the start of the academic year. The programme includes a free airport pick-up from Heathrow or Gatwick airport, free accommodation in halls of residence and activities designed to help students adapt to life at the University of Brighton and meet other students.

English Language Requirements

  • The University of Brighton’s degree courses are delivered and assessed in English. UK Visas and Immigration and the university require students to meet the English language requirements for the course they’re applying for. These can be found on the university’s website.
  • The university's Language Institute offers pre-sessional and pre-masters language courses to help students to meet their English language entry requirements and to prepare for academic study at any UK university.

Accommodation for International Students

  • International students are guaranteed a place in university accommodation in their first year if they firmly accept their academic offer and apply for accommodation before the specified deadline.

International Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate (£) Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 12,900 11,840
Mixed - -
Laboratory 14,040 13,840
Clinical 30,450 14,580
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.