If you are from Iran and thinking about studying at Brighton you can find information to help you decide, and make your application on this page.
There are currently 14 students and 54 alumni of the university who are from Iran. Students from Iram choose the University of Brighton because of our strong standing in key subject areas of interest.
- Brighton is ranked 8 in the country for our engineering degrees.
- Our degree and masters courses in business, management and economics benefit from the internationally recognised research at our Centre for Research in Innovation Management (CENTRIM). The latest Research Assessment Exercise determined that 70 per cent of our research in business management is of international standing.
- Business studies students benefit from the training and consultancy work of professors. Students gain practical and leadership skills in a research active community.
- All computer science degrees are designed to prepare students for professional practice and provide for continuing professional development.
Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from Iran to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
We require a Peeshdaneshgahe (pre-university certificate) when a score of 12 or above has been obtained.
Students who have taken any other secondary school qualification in Iran (eg High School Diploma) are required to take and successfully complete an international foundation year or equivalent in advance of undergraduate study.
||Corresponding subject grades
||A = 17
||B = 14
||C = 12
We require a bachelor degree (Licence or Karshenasi), a Professional Doctorate (Doctora dar rashteh + the professional field), or a University of Technology degree.
|Iranian degree classification
||English translation or equivalent
English language equivalency
We will not accept an Iranian English language qualification as meeting our minimum English language proficiency 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 Iran.
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 Iran. 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 Iran, contact the UK Home Office.
For advice and help from our immigration advisers, and for further information visit our immigration and visas page.
Students from Iran are eligible for University of Brighton scholarships:
Please contact us if you have a question or enquiry