Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from South Africa to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
We require a Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) with minimum grades BBBCC or a National Senior Certificate with minimum grades of 66655. If you have not achieved these results, you should supplement your Senior Certificate with an international foundation year or equivalent.
|A-level||Comparable offer (alpha)||Comparable offer (numeric)||Comparable offer (per cent)|
||95–100 per cent
||90–94 per cent
||85–89 per cent
||80–84 per cent
||75–79 per cent
||70–74 per cent
||60–69 per cent
We require a bachelor’s (honours) degree, Professional bachelor’s degree or a bachelor’s degree in technology (BTech) when awarded after a minimum of four years of study.
The marking scheme used at university-level differs depending upon the institution. The two systems in operation are included in the following table:
|South African degree classification||South African degree classification (per cent)||Alternative name||English translation or equivalent|
|2nd class division 1
|2nd class division 2
English language requirements
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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.