University of Brighton Number of Students

University of Brighton Number of Students

University of Brighton/Total enrollment: 21,009

University of Brighton Number of Students, The University of Brighton is a community of more than 21,000 students and 2,800 staff based on five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings.

This section details our commitment to quality teaching and research, and outlines statistics relevant to our student population, qualifications awarded, and graduate employment.

The figures below detail the University of Brighton’s student numbers, age groups on entry, ethnic diversity, disability declarations and global origins of our student population.

Student statistics

All students at all levels of study Number % of Population
Total students 21,134 100
Mode of attendance
Full-time 16,078 76
Part-time 5,056 24
Course level
Undergraduate 17,171 81
Postgraduate 3,493 17
Research 470 2
Female 12,617 60
Male 8,517 40
Age on entry
Aged 21 and over on entry (all levels) 12,499 59
Aged 21 and over on entry (all undergraduate) 8,542 40
Aged 21 and over on entry (full-time undergraduate) 6,054 29
Ethnicity *
White   73
Black   6
Asian   10
Other   8
Not known / information refused   4
Declared disability *
Declared disability   14
Country of domicile
United Kingdom 18,233 86
European Union 1,175 6
International 1,726 8

Qualifications awarded

This section details the qualifications awarded to students at the University of Brighton in 2015/16, as compiled by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

Award statistics

Source: 2015/16 HESA student data return

Qualifications awarded to students
Doctorate 66
Masters 1,002
PGCE 282
First degree 3,857
Professional Grad Cert in Education 94
Foundation degree 103
Other undergraduate diplomas or certificates 405
Total 5,809
Classification of first degree qualifications awarded
First class honours 776
Upper second class honours 1,787
Lower second class honours 871
Third class honours 202
Unclassified 221
Total 3,857