Birmingham City University is a professional university, which provides vocational programmes taught using applied teaching methods. We welcome international students who wish to enhance their career prospects and provide a full range of support and guidance services to enable you to optimise your potential.

The University’s International Office was also the winner of a prestigious Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for 2011.


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International students already studying in the UK
Why study here?

Discover why we are one of the UK’s most in-demand universities.
Why study here? >>

International How to Apply
How to apply

All the information you'll need if you're applying to study with us.
How to apply >>

International Obtaining your Visa
After acceptance

Get info about your visa application, accommodation, booking flights and more.
After acceptance >>

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Preparing for the UK

Health insurance, important documents, what you need to bring, life in Birmingham
Preparing for the UK >>

International Arriving and Enrolling
Arriving and enrolling

Travelling to your accommodation, enrolment, police registration.
Arriving and enrolling >>

International Attend Inductions
Your first few weeks

Settling in, opening a bank account, using our services, getting support.
Your first few weeks >>