If you are from Iraq and thinking about studying at Brighton you can find information to help you decide, and make your application on this page.
There are currently 25 students and 3 alumni of the university who are from Iraq. Students from Iran 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 general engineering degrees.
- And ranked 12 in the UK for our aeronautical engineering degrees.
- All computer science degrees are designed to prepare students for professional practice and provide for continuing professional development.
We do not currently have any scheduled visits to Iraq.
If you have any questions, please message the International Office or telephone +44 (0) 1273 642409.
Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from Iraq to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
We require students taking the Certificate of Preparatory Education / Sixth Form Baccalauréat to successfully complete an international foundation year or equivalent in advance of undergraduate admission.
If, you have studied for one or two years at a recognised higher education institution in Iraq you may be considered for year one entry.
We require a master’s degree from a recognised higher education institution, or a bachelor’s degree from a prestigious recognised higher education institution.
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English language requirements
We will not accept an Iraqi 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 Iraq.
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 Iraq. 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 Iraq, 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 Iraq.
Students from Iraq are eligible for University of Brighton scholarships:
Please contact us if you have a question or enquiry.