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University of Sussex EXC
Brighton, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
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Program Details:
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Exchange Semester/Year
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University of Sussex 
Location: Sussex
Year established: 1961
Student population: 15,000
The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive university near Brighton. It has both an international and local outlook, with staff and students from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities and services.
The University of Sussex offers one of the largest study abroad programmes in the UK.You can choose from more than 1,000 modules as well as special programmes and English language options.

Unique Characteristics
Sussex is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK for Brighton's diverse nightlife (pubs, clubs and music venues) and political activities. The University of Sussex is 10 minutes from the centre of the vibrant and cosmopolitan seaside city of Brighton & Hove.
Sussex has one of the most beautiful campus locations in the UK. Situated in rolling parkland on the edge of Brighton, the campus combines award-winning architecture with green open spaces. The campus is surrounded by the South Downs National Park but just a few minutes away from the lively city of Brighton & Hove. London, the historic capital of the UK, is just an hour away by train, and Gatwick Airport is 30 minutes away by train.


Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university.

Subject Area/s:

Arts and Social Sciences








Computing and Digital Media




Exclusions: Medicine and Journalism. 

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Semester 1: September-January
Semester 2: January-June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)?

University of Sydney

Host University


60 credits

Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
First – 70-100
Upper Second – 60-69
Lower Second – 50-59
Third – 38-49
Fail – 0-37

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.

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Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.
Language Requirements
Non-native speakers of English will need to demonstrate that they meet the language requirements.

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What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.
Read about student life in Brighton. 

Housing options are offered by the host university.

Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange. 

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Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
Introduction Week
An Induction will be held before the semester starts.

Support Services 
The host university offers a range of services and assistance to students.

Information from the host university
Information from the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration

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Student Experiences

Be the first to attend the University of Sussex and tell us about your experience!

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