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 1292/ 974 5049 6882
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 applicants to hold a البكالوريوس bachelors degree with a GPA of 2.2 out of 4.0 or 2.8 out of 5.0 from a recognised university.
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.
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, international hospitality management, law with business, international event management, and many more.
Find out more about the pathway courses on offer at the University of Brighton International College.
English language preparation courses at our Language Centre
The University of Brighton Centre for Academic English Language Development 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: