If you are from Lebanon and thinking about studying at Brighton you can find information to help you decide, and make your application on this page.
Students from Lebanon choose the University of Brighton because of our strong standing in key subject areas of interest.
- Business studies students benefit from the training and consultancy work of our academics. Students gain practical and leadership skills in a research active community.
- Management studies courses provide entrepreneurial skills training and connection with a network of industry partners. You can become an independent thinker through collaboration with experienced lecturers who share real world knowledge with students.
Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from Lebanon to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
We require a Baccalauréat General or Baccalauréat Technique plus an international foundation year or equivalent.
We require a bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut OR a Maitrise (Equivalent to a British bachelor’s degree) OR a Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures / Approfondies (Equivalent to a British master’s degree).
There is considerable variation in the types of award offered at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Lebanon. Some institutions offer French-style awards such as the Licence and Maitrise, while others offer US-style bachelor’s and master’s programmes and others offer a combination of the two.
The equivalency scale is as follows:
|Lebanese degree classification (French)
|Lebanese degree classification (American)
|English translation or equivalent
|90–100 per cent or A
|90–89 per cent or B
|Very good / Good
|70–79 per cent or C
|Good / Fair
English language requirements
We will not accept a Lebanese 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.
Immigration and visas
Generally, students coming from Lebanon require prior entry clearance (ie a visa). 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 Lebanon, contact the UK Home Office.
For advice and help from our immigration advisers, and for further information visit our immigration and visas page.
If you would like to talk to a trained counsellor about studying and living in the UK, please contact the British Council in Lebanon.
Students from Lebanon are eligible for University of Brighton scholarships: