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Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students.

The university offer over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments.

The University was awarded silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. The university has also been ranked in the top 25% of UK universities for research impact.

For students in need of additional financial support, there is a range of scholarships and bursaries available to UK, EU and international students.

University of Brighton students on Postgraduate Search say:

“Very practical and useful advice and classroom tools being given, good preparation for NQT and training year.”

“It is a very different university experience being a part-time MA student, but so far I have really enjoyed it. Access to resources is good, support from lecturers is great, and I love living in the Brighton area.”

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About the University of Brighton

The University of Brighton has on offer a wide range of recognised & accredited flexible study options and generous scholarships, for students to choose from at the postgraduate level. Students also enjoy Brighton’s links with hundreds of large companies, making for the best possible preparation for life after university.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

59% Part Time
41% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

17,525 Undergraduate
3,845 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


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