University of Brighton
University Colleges and Facilities
(Brighton, East Sussex, England)
The University of Brighton has five faculties: Arts and Architecture, Education and Sport, Health, Management and Information Science, and Science and Engineering.
Faculty of Arts and Architecture
The Faculty of Arts and Architecture was recently recognised as a Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Its research arm, the Centre for Research and Development, was awarded a grade of 5 out of a possible 5 in the recently concluded Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).
Faculty of Education and Sport
The Faculty of Education and Sport is one of the university's largest faculties with about 4,000 students and 200 staff members. It is comprised of the School of Languages, the School of Education, and the Chelsea School. The Chelsea School is known as a leader in the fields of sports science and physical education. It is also the only school that offers a degree programme in sport journalism in the United Kingdom.
Faculty of Health
The Faculty of Health offers degree programmes in nursing and midwifery; social policy, social science, social work and health promotion; medicine and primary care; and occupational therapy and podiatry. The International Health Development Research Centre is under this faculty, which has several on-going research projects on health promotion. The Faculty of Health also sees to the development of the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, which is a collaborative effort of the Universities of Brighton and Sussex.
Faculty of Management and Information Sciences
The Faculty of Management and Information Sciences is the largest university faculty with over 4,000 students. It offers degree programmes in business information systems, knowledge management, and electronic commerce.
Faculty of Science and Engineering
The Faculty of Science and Engineering offers a wide range of accredited programmes for undergraduates and postgraduates in chemistry, biology, earth science, and the physical sciences. It presently has over 2,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, more than 100 research students, and a staff of 200. SETPOINT Sussex, an educational research facility dedicated to the improvement of science and mathematics curricula in other learning institutions is located in this faculty.