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.
There are currently 10 students and 5 alumni of the university who are from Lebanon. Students from Lebanon choose the University of Brighton because of our strong standing in key subject areas of interest.
- 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.
- 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 Professors who share real world knowledge with students.
- We are ranked 17 in the UK for our building degrees.
We do not currently have any scheduled visits to Lebanon.
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 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)||Alternative name||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.
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 Lebanon.
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, 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:
Please contact us if you have a question or enquiry