University of Brighton

4.0 out of 5 (57 ratings / 52 reviews) Brighton, England, United Kingdom
We’re committed to developing and nurturing a diverse community, that supports not only inclusion in the university but through the impact of our activities in local, national and international communities. We recognise and value the critical importance sustainability has for the future of our students, staff, partners and community. 

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (6)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)



The University of Brighton is steeped in history and since its humble beginnings 150 years ago, in the kitchens of the Royal Pavilion, a great many institutions have come together to make it one of today’s leading modern universities. We can trace our origins back to the mid-19th century in Brighton and the mid-20th century in Eastbourne. 


Our Education research generates knowledge that advances social justice and fosters critical understanding of learning and teaching in diverse cultures and complex worlds.


We believe in making a difference. Our research and enterprise activities tackle global challenges, solve practical problems and seek to improve people’s lives and environments. We recognise that today’s challenges are not limited by the boundaries of traditional disciplines; neither are we. Fresh thinking, interdisciplinary research and collaborative partnerships with industry, institutions and communities enable us to bring expertise from different fields to address society’s most pressing issues to make a tangible impact. 


You can use the Careers Service throughout your time at Brighton:

  • to find part-time work that you can combine with your studies
  • to find, or be, a mentor or get involved with our peer-to-peer support scheme
  • to develop your business ideas through our entrepreneurial support network
  • to get professional advice and support with career planning, CV writing and interview top tips
  • to meet potential employers at our careers fairs
  • to find rewarding volunteering opportunities to help you find out more about what makes you tick, and build your CV.

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Student services

Experienced staff in Student Services offer support on a range of issues including:

  • Support in finding jobs plus volunteering and mentoring opportunities.
  • Advice about money worries and how to live on a budget.
  • Help accessing academic support if you have a disability, learning difficulty or long-term medical condition.
  • One to one support for students with worries or concerns in a safe, confidential space.

Housing services

Brighton and Eastbourne offer many accommodation options, ranging from homestays and private sector properties to university-managed Unihomes.

There are many things to bear in mind when it comes to choosing and living in accommodation, from signing contracts to budgeting. You can find help and advice relating to these matters on this page.

Library services

  • Falmer library
  • St Peter's House library
  • Aldrich library
  • Queenwood library
  • Hastings library

ICT services

Computer rooms:

  • Falmer computer rooms
  • Grand Parade computer rooms
  • Moulsecoomb computer rooms
  • Eastbourne computer rooms
  • Hastings computer rooms

Medical services

Get vaccinated - mumps and meningitis. Know the symptoms of swine flu. Get registered with a doctor/dentist.

Student Life

Campus life

We have three campuses in Brighton and one in Eastbourne.

  • City campus is in the centre of Brighton and home to our arts and humanities students. Specialist facilities, studio space and our world-class Design Archives all make for an inspiring environment where creativity thrives.
  • Moulsecoomb is our biggest campus with more than 8,000 students. 
  • Falmer is around four miles from the city centre, where nurses, teachers, linguists and social scientists are based. 

Sports facilities

Improve your fitness, play competitive sports, have fun with your friends or take a coaching qualification.

Student Reviews

Brighton uni experience
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

very average experience, they didn't consider international students needs at all

A fun place to study with a decent course
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

In general the support you receive from the university is quite good and they are always happy to help or find someone who can help you. My course is well balanced and the content is largely relevant. Some of the content is outdated due to the speed that technology is advancing but it is also key to understanding how things have been done in the past to understand how we...

Blossoming from roots
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Everything is great, the university offers great student support from the application process to when you actually start studying there.

Brighton, England, United Kingdom

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