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University of Brighton

University of Brighton

The University of Brighton is a thriving university with a community of around 4,000 postgraduate students from a diverse range of backgrounds and nationalities, studying at outstanding locations on the south coast of England.

Accredited courses
The university takes a career-focused approach to learning and many of its 200 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.

Explore our postgraduate courses.

Flexible study
The university offers a choice of flexible study options which allow students to study full or part-time and balance their work, lifestyle and study comfortably. For students who want to join the university for continuing personal development, there are opportunities to study individual masters-level modules.

Research-active community
The University of Brighton has a well-established and research-active community which is committed to producing research that can be directly applied to society, culture, economy and the environment.

In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the university’s research was found to bring significant benefits to the economy and society, with 92 per cent of their research rated as being world-leading or internationally excellent when it comes to the impact it makes.

The University of Brighton collaborates with a wide range of research partners including organisations from the public and private sectors, charities and start-ups.

Read more about our research.

The university supports and encourages high-achieving students, and offer a number of student funding packages through bursaries and scholarships, which you may be eligible for as a postgraduate student from the UK, EU, the Isle of Man and Channel Islands and as an international student.  There are also discounts for University of Brighton alumni - if you’re a graduate, you may be eligible for a 10 per cent alumni discount.

Read more about postgraduate fees and funding.

Specialist learning facilities
The university’s Teaching and Learning Spaces Modernisation programme invested £1.8 million to deliver state-of-the-art technology, equipment and industry-standard facilities for their teaching and learning spaces which rolled out in 2017. These include touchscreen technology, height-adjustable lecterns and desk spaces and dual use facilities enabling students to switch between computer and desk work.

Modern campuses in great locations
The university has four modern campuses, three are located in Brighton and one further along the south coast in Eastbourne. Wherever you are based you’ll be near the sea and countryside and within easy reach of London.

  • 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.

Come to an open day
The best way to find out more about the University of Brighton’s postgraduate courses is to come to an open day. Meet some of the lecturers, researchers and current students, and find out what it’s like to study here.

Find out about upcoming open days and events.

Find out more
If you have any questions about postgraduate study at the University of Brighton, or you need more information, do get in touch with us:

T: +44 (0)1273 644644
University of Brighton (Student Admissions Office)
Watts Building
Lewes Road

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