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.

Download our International Guide 2015

New postgraduate scholarships for 2015/16

We’re aiming to make a postgraduate qualification affordable to everyone. Our international scholarships offer up to 20 per cent off postgraduate fees.*

*Subject to terms and conditions

Why study here?

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

How to apply

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

After acceptance

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

Preparing for the UK

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

International Students 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 >>

Brazilian scholarship opportunities

We're part of Ciência sem Fronteiras - Reino Unido, Brazilian Scientific Mobility Programme and welcome Brazilian students who would like to study in our registered leading degree courses.

Read more about our scholarships

Watch our Brazilian students in action