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The art of technology.

Making the virtual real.

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Clearing 2018

Places available this september

We have a wide range of full time undergraduate courses available to start this September in Clearing.

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Courses in Clearing


Bsc (Hons)Music Technology

UCAS points needed: 96


BSc (Hons)Digital Media Computing

UCAS points needed: 96


BSc (Hons)Sound Engineering and Production

UCAS points needed: 96


BSc (Hons)Film Production Technology

UCAS points needed: 96


BSc (Hons)Film Technology and Visual Effects

UCAS points needed: 96

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My Clearing Story

Luke Pooler

"I found the Digital Media Computing course at BCU, and it was perfect for me, but I thought that because I wasn't in a UCAS cycle I would have to wait until the following year to apply...

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Why study with us?

Taking a Higher Education course is a big investment in your future, and you’ll want to be sure that you’re choosing the right course and the right university. So here are our top reasons to choose Digital Technology at Birmingham City University.

Get set for employment

Our commitment to developing graduates with the skills and experience that employers need means that 94 per cent of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2014/15).

Investing in your future

We're investing £6.5 million on improvements to our Millennium Point facilities, including new specialist labs, and a project space with makers’ area, to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.

Work placements

To help you to stand out in today’s competitive jobs market, our courses offer a placement option. Students have gone on placement to companies including: Disney, IBM, Focusrite Audio Engineering, MUSIC Group,  Philips Acoustics and Redditch Palace Theatre.

Brand new Conservatoire

Our Music Technology students have access to the new Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, opened in September 2017, which includes seven industry standard recording studios, a dedicated jazz club and an outstanding 500 seat concert hall.

Outstanding media centre

Our cutting-edge facilities are housed in a purpose-built Media Centre and include the largest University TV studio, a green screen studio and broadcast-standard edit suites. Our studios have even been used for programmes such as The Gadget Show.

A global city

Birmingham has a growing digital technology industry, with BBC3 moving its base here in 2018. Nearly 37,000 people are employed in the digital sector in Birmingham and employment is set to rise further in the coming years.

Earn while you learn

Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles at the University, gaining experience in crucial aspects of job applications and valuable feedback on your work.

Enhanced career prospects

We offer career support and advice throughout your time with us and for up to five years after you graduate. Our Graduate+ scheme embeds career-related skills into every one of our degree courses, from becoming a course rep to studying abroad. 

Get £150 free credit

To welcome all new home and EU undergraduate degree students starting in 2018 or 2019, we're giving away at least £150 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways, on books and a range of learning materials. Even better, it doesn't have to be repaid. Find out more about the £150 free credit.

Travel scholarships

Our International Travel Scholarships give you the opportunity study abroad or undertake an international internship or voluntary placement. Scholarships of up to £1,000 are on offer to support your activity. Recipients have done international voluntary work, attended summer schools and studied for a semester overseas.



Book onto our next Open Day - Saturday 20 October

Our Open Days are designed to give you all the information you need about the University and the courses you're interested in, with a non-stop programme of events and activities running throughout the day.

You, your friends and family will be the centre of our attention, as you meet and talk to our friendly staff and students about courses, careers and all aspects of study.

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Our facilities

Birmingham Conservatoire

The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, which opened in September 2017, includes seven industry standard recording studios as well as a dedicated jazz club and 500 seat concert hall.

Green screen studio
Green screen studio

The 159 sq m double height studio is features a three-wall green screen. It is acoustically treated and includes a MILO motion control rig.

Film set
Film set

Designed by a BBC Art Director and produced by industry set creators, our film set allows you to practice with a number of cameras and a variety of lighting kits and grip equipment.

Multimedia lab
Multimedia laboratories

Our labs feature industry standard software including Maya, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Flash and Dreamweaver for the design and development of advanced multimedia applications.

Making the virtual real

We understand that practice makes perfect. That’s why we supply you with state-of-the-art facilities that will help you to become a true master of your craft.

Develop your creative ideas and concepts with access to world-class facilities, including our dedicated Media Centre which is home to over 1,200 sq. m of equipment. Our green screen studio, editing stations, multimedia labs, as well as film/TV and recording studios are among some of the exceptional facilities you can use to put your knowledge and talent into practice.

Visit our open day and see for yourself.

Find out more at our Open Day