The University of Brighton is a public university based on five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings on the south coast of England. Its roots can be traced back to 1858 when the Brighton School of Art was opened in the Royal Pavilion and it achieved university status in 1992.
The university focuses on professional education, with the majority of degrees awarded also recognised by professional organisations or leading to professional qualifications. Subjects include pharmacy, engineering, computing, mathematics, architecture, geology, nursing, teaching, sport science, journalism, criminology and business. It has roughly 21,000 students and 2,700 staff.
Only open currently to INTERIOR DESIGN majors from SDSU.
All courses are taught in English with the exception of any foreign language courses.
Semester 1: Late September to Mid December
Semester 2: Mid January to Mid June
Hints for Researching Program and Available Courses
Note: At the University of Brighton, SDSU considers 500+ courses and Year 2 or 3 modules as upper division.
Housing and Meals
University housing is available for all study abroad and exchange students. See the Brighton Accommodation
website for more details.
Other practical information for exchange students is available on the Brighton International Office
All SDSU students will be automatically enrolled in the appropriate international health insurance for their study abroad term. The insurance charge will appear on your student account services billing shortly before departure. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure.
All U.S. citizens studying in the United Kingdom for one semester (less than six months)
are not required to apply for a visa. However, students going for a full academic year (more than six months)
are required to apply for a Tier 4 Student visa. Please see the UK Border Agency
website for more details and instructions.
For more information about entry/exit requirements for your host country, visit the U.S. Department of State