The university has its own language institute (Brighton Language Institute). It offers a range of programmes accredited by the British Council. Our English courses will help you to improve your English for academic study.
You can study one of our English courses to prepare for a degree at the University of Brighton, or to improve your English to apply to other UK universities.
For details visit the Brighton Language Institute.
Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of their English language ability. You can find out more about the English language requirements for entry to different subject areas.
Doctoral applicants are encouraged to address English language needs in advance of submitting an application wherever possible, so that the merit of a research proposal can be fully considered. Judgments are made on an individual basis, but it may be possible where an applicant is 0.5 below the IELTS entry requirement for an offer to be made on the condition of the required standard being met before starting.
A minimum IELTS score of 5.5 in all four components (reading, writing, speaking and listening), or equivalent English language qualification, is required by the Home Office for entry to the UK for study on courses at degree level and above.