How to Apply
International students apply to the university in the same way as UK students, but there are different application procedures for different types of courses:
- undergraduate study
- postgraduate study
- research study
- university preparation courses and pre-masters programmes
- English language programmes.
Read more about our courses and find out how to apply.
Meet our international representatives
We have a number of registered and approved representatives in Qatar. They can help you with information about the university and the UK, and assist you with your application.
Tel: +974 4444 0111
Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from Qatar to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
We require a شهادة ال ثان وي ة ال عامة also known as Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary Education Certificate) or a Qatar Senior School Certificate plus an acceptable international foundation year or equivalent.
We require a ال ب كال وري وس bachelor’s degree earned after a minimum of four years of study from a recognised university in Qatar.
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English language requirements
We will not accept a Qatari 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 Qatar.
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 Qatar 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 Qatar, 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 Qatar.
Students from Qatar are eligible for University of Brighton scholarships:
Please contact us if you have a question or enquiry.