The University of Brighton has a community of around 3,000 postgraduate students from all over the world. We have three campuses in Brighton and one in Eastbourne on the south coast of England - wherever you’re based, you’ll be by the beach, beautiful countryside and within easy reach of London.
We’re also in the top 50 for graduate outcomes in the UK (Complete University Guide 2023).
The university takes a career-focused approach to learning and many of our 140+ postgraduate courses are recognised and accredited by leading professional bodies. Some courses offer exchanges and collaborations with our research partners in industry, public services and other professional associations, and provide opportunities to put your learning into practice and build a professional network.
We offer flexible study options, including opportunities to study individual modules and part-time, to help you to balance your work, life and study.
Outstanding research environments
The University of Brighton has a diverse, research-active community. Our Centres of Research and Knowledge Exchange Excellence foster major research strengths, transcend discipline boundaries and produce outstanding research and knowledge exchange.
Our pioneering research addresses global challenges and has a positive impact on people’s lives and communities, with 98% of our research rated as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF2021). Postgraduate students gain expert insight and guidance from the same inspiring academics behind our research success.
Modern campuses in great locations
The university has four campuses across the south-coast from Brighton seafront to the South Downs National Park in Eastbourne.
Brighton is one of the most diverse and popular cities in the UK; it’s awash with independent cafes, museums and shops and has a lively arts and music scene and the city hosts cultural festivals throughout the year. The seafront is lined with beautiful Regency architecture. Brighton has a forward-thinking attitude which makes it a brilliant place to live and study.
Eastbourne is known for being sunny, friendly and relaxed, its home to a friendly community. Forty minutes along the coast from Brighton, the town offers a beautiful beach, plenty of shopping, art galleries, theatre and sporting facilities with the stunning hills of the South Downs National Park nearby.
The best way to find out more about the University of Brighton’s postgraduate courses is to join an open evening. We hold online and on-campus events throughout the year.
You’ll meet some of the lecturers, researchers and current students, and find out what it’s like to study here.