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 Brighton, United Kingdom

Brighton, it’s your future

University of Brighton

Just like the city we call home, the University of Brighton is a place where different perspectives meet.

We have a community of around 3,500 postgraduate students from a diverse range of backgrounds, studying at outstanding locations on the south coast of England.

  • Industry-standard facilities: including flight and driving simulators, 3D printers, podiatry hospital, industrial textile looms, dark rooms, art galleries, wind tunnels, swimming pool and more.
  • Sustainable: we’re ranked the 25th greenest university in the UK in People & Planet's University League 2019.
  • TEF silver: the teaching, learning environment and educational outcomes we provide for our students consistently exceed rigorous national requirements for all UK higher education providers.
  • Award-winning archives: the University of Brighton Design Archives is an internationally significant research base which students can access on campus.
  • Professionally-accredited courses: more than 50 professional organisations recognise and accredit our courses.
  • A place like no other: Brighton is in the top 10 best student cities in the UK and in the top 100 worldwide (QS Best Student Cities 2019) and Eastbourne is one of the sunniest places in the UK!

Plot your course

We have over 150 postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from teacher training to pharmaceutical sciences – many of which are accredited by professional bodies.

And to help you balance your work and life commitments we offer flexible study options as well as opportunities to study individual masters-level modules for continuing professional development, and degree apprenticeships.

A place like no other

The University of Brighton is as exciting and welcoming as the city whose name we share. We have three campuses in Brighton and one just along the coast in Eastbourne, but wherever you’re based you’ll be by the beach, some beautiful countryside and within easy reach of London.

A place like no other

Scholarships and bursaries

At Brighton we provide a range of non-repayable bursaries that are for students who need financial help the most. We also offer a range of scholarships specifically for postgraduate students.

Read more about funding your masters

Home from home

At Brighton every eligible student is guaranteed an offer of a place in halls of residence. But there are also other options available – we have shared houses across Brighton and Eastbourne or we can help you find your home in the private rented sector.

Compare your accommodation options

A place like no other

Discover our research

We believe in making a difference. Our research activities tackle global challenges, solve practical problems and seek to improve peoples’ lives and environments.

We foster a vibrant research community; supporting our established experts and nurturing the next generation of talent from our thriving postgraduate and early career researchers.

Read more about Doctoral study at Brighton

Meet us

Come and see us at an open evening or campus tour to find out what Brighton is all about.

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A place like no other

Engineering (12) Geology (18) Creative Arts & Design (9) Environmental Sciences (13) Biological Sciences (4) Education (11) Nursing & Health (27) Business & Management (5) Philosophy (28) Politics & Government (30) Chemistry (6) Finance (14) Mathematics (25) Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Computer Science (8) Social Work (32) Communication & Media Studies (7) Geography (17) History & Archaeology (19) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Medicine (26) Information Services (20) Psychology (31) Sociology (33) Physics (29) Economics (10) Law (22) Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (16)

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Our School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering is based at our Moulsecoomb campus, where students experiment and learn in a creative and collaborative environment. Academic study is closely linked to industry practice - with courses accredited by professional bodies, industrial advisory board members who collaborate on course content and offer career advice, and guest lectures from industry experts.

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The School of Art and Media encompasses a broad spectrum of subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level, ranging from photography, film and sound arts to fashion, fine art and graphics.

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The School of Business and Law's postgraduate courses are designed to give you the best possible preparation for career success. The school works closely with professional bodies and business leaders to make sure that whatever the state of the job market when you graduate, you’ll be well prepared. The school has over 70 research-active staff. As well as making a meaningful contribution to industry, its research ensures that courses are up to date, interesting and relevant. Research seminars and conferences provide a forum for advanced academic debate. They are designed to acquaint staff and postgraduate students with the latest research developments. Professional bodies accrediting our postgraduate courses include the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), The Law Society, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

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The University of Brighton is one of the UK’s largest providers of education and teacher training with a long-established reputation for high-quality courses. The school's work in the initial teacher education provision has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted in our latest inspection. As one of the leading initial teacher training providers in the country, the school's strength lies with its school-led partnership, one that works to ensure trainee teachers receive the best possible support and education. Through its partnership the school works closely with over 600 schools and colleges in the region. We offer a range of university and school-based postgraduate certificates and Education MA programmes which provides the opportunity to study a range of specialist modules for those looking to further their professional development.

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The School of Humanities and Social Science has a thriving research culture that informs courses at all levels. We are proud of our reputation for producing highly employable and adaptable graduates. We offer students an inter-disciplinary and applied approach to learning that seeks to examine the world that human beings have created for themselves. We create an academically rewarding, encouraging and enlivening environment and have excellent links with the local community.

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The School of Sport and Health Sciences provides a stimulating learning experience, motivating and inspiring our students to become critical thinkers and highly-skilled professionals. We offer a wide-range of sport-related and health-related undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees as well as a programme of continuing professional education for health professionals. Our subjects include nursing, midwifery, nutrition, occupational therapy, paramedic science, physical education, physiotherapy, podiatry, sport coaching, sport management, sport science and sport studies.

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