Entry requirements for UK applicants

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and motivated students to join our postgraduate community. We accept first- and second-class honours degrees and are happy to consider equivalent professional qualifications or experience.

Students studying in the library at the University of Sussex

Masters Open Day – virtual event

Saturday 25 November (online), 10.30am-2.30pm

Our online open day will give you the opportunity to attend live subject sessions with the academics who teach our postgraduate courses, find out what postgraduate life is really like from current students, and hear from staff on postgraduate support, applications, funding and life in Brighton.

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General entry requirements 

At Sussex, our usual entry requirements are: at least an upper second-class (2:1) or lower second-class (2:2) undergraduate honours degree depending on the course you are applying for.

We may also consider professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing when making offers.

Find out more about the international qualifications we accept

Specific entry requirements 

You must meet our specific entry requirements for each course. These are listed with each Masters course.


  • the grades required for your course
  • if you need to have an undergraduate university qualification in a specific subject.

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