University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, East Sussex, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1961 by a Royal Charter. With its expansion, the university has grown to a stage where more than 16,000 students from over 100 countries are studying undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
It is ranked in the top 20 in all major league tables. It is also ranked 149th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17 and 187th QS World Rankings 2017.
Schools & Departments
The university has 12 schools and a number of academic departments.
Schools - Business, Management and Economics; Engineering and Informatics; English; Global Studies; Life Sciences; Mathematical and Physical Sciences; Psychology; Brighton and Sussex Medical School; and others
Departments - Informatics, Economics, Philosophy, Social Work and Social Care, Engineering and Design, Education, Mathematics, Business and Management, Music, Art History, Physics and Astronomy, and others
Programs & Degrees
Accounting and Finance, Journalism, Sociology & Media Studies, Zoology, Product Design, Theoretical Physics, Music Technology, International Relations, English, Genetics, Biomedical Science, Anthropology, Film Studies and others
Applied Linguistics, Literature and Philosophy, Intellectual History, Filmmaking, Digital Media, International Journalism, Global Health, Psychiatry, Cancer Cell Biology, Energy Policy, Social Work, Law, Gender Studies and others
American Literature, Music Theatre, Informatics, Neuroscience, Physics, Education, Management, Migration Studies, Politics, Human Rights, Accounting, Social Anthropology and others
Research at Sussex aims to deliver the long-lasting academic value and to bring an impact that works effectively in benefiting and enriching the society. The research facilities and support help in securing and enhancing the quality of research across a broad range of disciplines. Sussex works closely with various research partners and organizations across the number of sectors.
The research centres and groups focus on thematic research that not only excels the research structures but also assists interdisciplinary approaches.
The application must be made through UCAS for an undergraduate course and through online application service for a postgraduate course. The applicants must go through entry requirements, English language requirements, application deadlines, fees, funding and support before applying. The step-by-step guide for undergraduate and postgraduate admission is available online.
The Sussex campus is located in Falmer which is at the just 9mins distance from Brighton and very close to the South Dawns National Park. The campus has various academic buildings and offers a range of facilities.
The campus has a library, bars, cafes, shops, restaurants, bank, bookstore, post office, co-operative food supermarket, sports and fitness facilities, health centre, childcare centre, chaplaincy, accommodation options and much more to add to the list. The on-campus security service ensures 100% safe and secure environment to study and live.
Sussex provides everything that a student needs to enjoy a campus life. It has more than 200 clubs and societies that regularly organize a variety of social, artistic and cultural events. The students have numerous opportunities to get involved in the events run by Students’ Union.
The university has two sports centre that provides all sports and fitness facilities to the students. These include fitness rooms, courts, pitches, playfields etc. It enables students and staff to lead an active and healthy lifestyle.
The university offers financial support in terms of scholarships, bursaries and loans to cover the study and living expenses. Both UK and international students can take benefits of such financial support and can make their study affordable. The students can choose the scholarships depending on their chosen subject and region they are from. Eligibility criteria and other factors are considered.
Why to join?
Being a leading research-intensive university, it provides many ways to explore the community, to share the ideas, to excel in the research, to impact the society and to reach the progressive path.