How to Apply
International students apply to the university in the same way as UK students, but there are different application procedures for different types of courses:
- undergraduate study
- postgraduate study
- research study
- university preparation courses and pre-masters programmes
- English language programmes.
Read more about our courses and find out how to apply.
Meet our international representatives
We have a number of registered and approved representatives in Bahrain. They can help you with information about the university and the UK, and assist you with your application.
Tel: +973 1725 5909
Al Mawred Education Services
Tel: +973 1762 5567
Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from Bahrain to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
We require students taking the Tawjahiya (secondary school leaving certificate), also known as Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama, to successfully complete an international foundation year or equivalent.
If you have further questions about applications, please contact the International Office on +44 (0)1273 642409 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We require applicants to hold a good bachelor degree with high grades or a master’s degree from the University of Bahrain or a private tertiary education institution.
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English language requirements
We do not accept a Bahraini English language qualification as meeting our minimum English language proficiency requirements. Find out more about our English language requirements.
Improve your academic and English language ability
If you don't have the correct grades or qualifications to meet our entry requirements, we can help you improve them.
Academic preparation courses at our International College
Successful completion of one of our International College courses offers guaranteed progression to degree courses at the university.
Find out more about foundation certificate or pre-masters courses at our International College. Let us know if you would like to speak with other students from Bahrain.
English language preparation courses at our Language Institute
The University of Brighton Language Institute provides a comprehensive range of academic English language preparation courses for students who need to improve their English before starting a UK university degree.
Successful completion of one of our English courses guarantees your progression to a degree course at the University of Brighton.
Find out more about our academic English language preparation courses.
Immigration and visas
Generally, prior entry clearance (ie. a visa) is required for students coming from Bahrain. To obtain a visa you will need to have an unconditional offer of a place at the University of Brighton and your CAS number from the university. You will need to prove that you have the funds to pay your tuition fees and living expenses.
To make your visa application in Bahrain, contact the UK Home Office.
For advice and help from our immigration advisers, and for further information visit our immigration and visas page.
British Council office
If you would like to talk to a trained counsellor about studying and living in the UK, please contact the British Council in Bahrain.
Students from Bahrain are eligible for University of Brighton scholarships:
Please contact us if you have a question or enquiry