Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from Japan to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
We require students taking the Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) to take and successfully complete an international foundation year or equivalent.
Students with relevant diplomas and HNDs may be considered for advanced entry on a case-by-case basis, subject to admissions assessment.
We require applicants to hold either a bachelor degree (Gakushi) with a high GPA or a master’s degree (Shushi) from a prestigious Japanese university.
If you have any questions, please message our International team who will be happy to help.
|Japanese degree classification (%)
|Japanese degree classification (grade)
|Japanese degree classification (description)
|English translation or equivalent
|S or A
|Shū 秀 Outstanding
|A or B
|Yū 優 Excellent
|B or C
|Ryō 良 Good
English language requirements
We will not accept a Japanese 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.
Degree preparation courses at the International College
If you complete your pathway course at the International College at the required level, you are guaranteed entry to a degree at the University of Brighton. Available degree subject areas include accounting and finance, art and design, business management, law with business, and many more.
Find out more about the pathway courses on offer at the University of Brighton International College.
Location: Beijing, China
Responsible for regional recruitment and support to applicants and offer holders in East Asia.
You can ask Liz about:
- entry requirements
- submitting a direct or agent application
Find an agent
We have a number of registered and approved representatives in Japan. They can help you with information about the university and the UK, and assist you with your application.