University of Sussex degree courses
What degree should I study at university?
There are lots of factors you need to consider when deciding what subject you should study at university. The subject you choose should be something that you are interested in and would be happy to study in-depth over the next few years. It is also important that your degree choice helps you to achieve your personal goals.
Our university subject guides will help give you all the information you need to make a decision. You can learn about reasons to study each subject, possible careers and how you can study at the University of Sussex.
Accounting (and finance)
Studying accounting and finance at university leads to a range of diverse and rewarding career opportunities, from stockbroker to investment banker. At Sussex, you will benefit from the latest industry knowledge and develop practical accounting skills that will help launch your career.
Covering all aspects of modern automotive development, an automotive engineering degree will help you develop the design and analytical thinking skills required to succeed in the industry. Discover how you can study automotive engineering with our International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering.
Choosing to study biomedical science at Sussex will help you gain the knowledge and practical skills needed for a range of scientific research careers. Study at Sussex to learn how to approach human diagnosis, disease and treatment. Discover how you can study Biomedical Science with our International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering.
Business (and management)
Studying business and management at Sussex will allow you to tailor your degree to your desired career, whether that is to work for an established company or build your own. You will develop the skills to work in a global environment. Learn more about reasons to study Business at Sussex.
Discover how studying computer science at Sussex will prepare you for an ever-evolving industry, giving you key skills such as programming, software engineering and network design so you can have a successful career in computing. Learn about studying Computing at Sussex with one of our university preparation courses.
Study economics at Sussex to analyse real-world challenges that will help you develop the quantitative skills and diverse knowledge required to follow a career at world-leading organisations. Discover how you can study economics with our International Foundation Year in Business, Media and Social Sciences.
Marketing (and management)
Skilled marketing practitioners are in high demand, meaning that graduates of marketing and management have access to a range of careers. You will learn how to tackle marketing challenges and gain practical workplace skills on a marketing course at Sussex. Find out about pathways to this degree with our International Foundation Year or International Year One.
Mechanical engineering at Sussex will give you the ability to create innovative solutions and solve problems head-on. You'll develop the practical skills and creative approach needed to become a mechanical engineer. Find out how you can study Mechanical Engineering with our International Foundation Year in Science and Engineering or International Year One.
Media and communications
With a degree in media and communications, you will develop a critical understanding of the role media play in cultural, political, social and economic life. You'll develop your critical thinking skills and take a multidisciplinary approach. Find out more about pathways to this degree for international students.
Studying politics at university will help develop your understanding of political systems and political ideas. You will learn about issues and institutions and gain fundamental knowledge of UK politics. Prepare for this degree with the International Foundation Year in Business, Media and Social Sciences.
Study at Sussex
The University of Sussex is ranked 21st in the UK (Times Higher Education World University Guide 2022). You will develop the skills, knowledge and experience you need to follow your career path by studying one of our pathway programmes at the University of Sussex International Study Centre. Once you progress to the University of Sussex, you can pursue a wide choice of undergraduate or postgraduate degrees.