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International students

A number of our postgraduate courses are suitable for international students, who are welcome to study with us.

Due to visa restrictions, international students requiring a student visa (including EU/EEA who require a student visa) are eligible to apply for BSMS full-time Masters courses only. Part-time Masters courses, all PGDip and all PGCert courses are open to UK and Irish students and international students (including EU/EEA) who have an alternative visa/immigration permission to stay in the UK (such as settled/pre-settled status, Tier 2/work visa, indefinite leave to remain etc).

These include:

For further information on individual courses, please visit the course pages.

Watch our video below for 10 reasons to be an international student at BSMS.


Support available

The International Student Programme at BSMS offers excellent support including:

  • preparation in language and study skills

  • an introduction to healthcare and life in the UK

  • dedicated support services and a member of staff as a first point of contact

  • a personalised learning experience, with small group seminars and workshops

  • research training relevant to the needs of international students

  • professional modules in leadership, communication, learning and teaching, in which a wide range of international students study together

  • in-depth study at the cutting-edge of clinical and health practice

  • a research dissertation in an area relevant to improving healthcare in your home country.

Brighton beach on a sunny day

Study by the sunny south coast

Most of our postgraduate courses take place at the University of Brighton Falmer campus, reportedly one of the sunniest campuses in the UK. It’s based on the edge of the South Downs National Park, with the vibrant city and seafront of Brighton just 10 minutes away.

There are excellent transport links: London and Gatwick Airport can be reached within an hour by rail.

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