If you are from Russia and thinking about studying at Brighton you can find information to help you decide, and make your application on this page.
There are currently 21 students and 36 active alumni of the university who are from Russia. Students from Russia 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. Become an independent thinker through collaboration with experienced Professors who share real world knowledge with students.
- Creative arts and design courses develop creative thinkers in a research-active environment, with 65 per cent of the arts and humanities' research deemed 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' in the latest Research Assessment Exercise.
We do not currently have any scheduled visits to Russia.
If you have any questions, please message the International Office or telephone +44 (0) 1273 642409.
Meet our international representatives
We have a number of registered and approved representatives in the Russian Federation. They can help you with information about the university and the UK, and assist you with your application.
Tel: +7 495 956 1576
Fax: +7 495 956 1923
Tel: +7 495 933 5569
Fax: +7 495 933 5569
Tel: +7 812 332 1438
Fax: +7 812 1239
Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from Russia to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
We require an Attestat o Srednem Obrzovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education) plus an acceptable international foundation year or equivalent.
We require a Magister (Диплом Магистра), the post-1991 Specialist Diploma (Диплом Специалиста), or a Bakalavr (post-2009).
The grading scale ranges from 1-5, with 5 being the highest and 1 being the lowest. The grading scale is as follows:
|Russian degree classification||Alternative name||English translation or equivalent|
||Satisfactory (a pass)
English language requirements
We will not accept a Russian 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 Russia.
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, prior entry clearance (ie a visa) is required for students coming from Russia. 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 Russia, 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 Russia.
Students from Russia are eligible for University of Brighton scholarships:
Please contact us if you have a question or enquiry.