City College, Brighton & Hove

Location Brighton, England
Established 2001
Famous Courses Foundation, Vocational Subjects
International Fees £10,200-11,800
Key Information
Location Brighton, England
Established 2001
Famous Courses Foundation, Vocational Subjects
International Fees £10,200-11,800


City College, Brighton & Hove is a further education college situated on two campuses in and around the seaside city of Brighton, about 50 km south of London. Originally Brighton Technical College, it continues to offer a large number of vocational options, as well as A-Levels and higher education degrees with the University of Brighton. There are currently about 2000 full-time students, with many more studying part-time. It is particularly popular for students wishing to study visual arts, such as fine art or photography at university in the UK. City College, Brighton & Hove offer a a wide variety of courses:

  • Access to Higher Education and HE Sciences
  • Apprenticeships Business, Professional Studies, ICT and Computing
  • Media - Journalism, Media, Digital Media, Games Design
  • Visual and Performing Arts - Art and Design, Music, Photography, Performing Arts, Horticulture
  • Hospitality and Catering
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Beauty and Hairdressing, Social care, Childcare
  • Technical Trades - Engineering, Motor Vehicle
  • Construction - Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Wet Trades, Building Maintenance, Painting and Decorating
  • Public Services and Support

Results and Destinations

City College is the top performing college in Sussex for 16-18 year olds, with 97 per cent achieving the required qualifications for their chosen destination. 86 per cent of students go on to further study, employment or university. The large number of vocational, as well as academic, courses means that destinations can vary greatly depending on the student.

Services for International Students

On the first day, students take part in an induction programme to the college, with an airport pickup service also available. The International Student Officer offers advice on welfare, visas and academic study. The International team also organises a number of social events for international students, such as trips in the UK and Europe, afternoon outings to local cultural and natural attractions and social evening activities.


Students can live in homestay accommodation with a local family in or around Brighton, and can choose a single or shared room while gaining greater immersion in English language and culture. For students over 18, self-catered accommodation in a homestay is possible, whilst all students can live in half-board catered houses.


Brighton is a famous city for counterculture and social life, featuring many clubs, live music venues, shops, restaurants, bars, galleries and museums. Brighton and Hove are lively and safe, with better than average weather, award-winning beaches and have the South Downs national park nearby. Known as ‘London by the Sea’, it is about 50 km south of the capital. City College has two campuses: the Pelham Campus in the centre of of Brighton and connected by a free shuttle bus, City College East is further outside the city, near Brighton Marina.

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