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Birmingham City University welcomes students who are sponsored by governments, private businesses or other student funding companies. If you or your sponsor require any further information please contact the Regional Partnerships Manager, Mark Pell.



Holy Spirit of Kaslik (USEK)

USEK is a valued academic partner of Birmingham City University (BCU). For more information please see the Partnerships tab of this webpage.

Lebanon and Birmingham City University

We have many students from Lebanon studying at Birmingham City University on some of our most popular programmes including BEng/MEng Engineering, BA (Hons) Business Management and MA Art and Design.

Birmingham is a popular study destination for students from the Middle East region and has many of your home comforts including religious centres, Lebanese restaurants and a very active Students Union. Birmingham has its very own international airport which is located a 10 minute train journey from our City Centre Campus. Modern, safe and perfectly located on-campus accommodation is available to all international students on a first-come, first-served basis. .

Our experienced Regional Partnerships Manager for the Middle East, Mark Pell, understands the study needs of Lebanese students and would be happy to answer any questions you may have about studying here. We also have growing partnerships in your home country including strong links with Holy Spirit of Kaslik (USEK).


USEK – Holy Spirit University of Kaslik

Birmingham City University is proud to be working with USEK in Lebanon. Students studying at USEK have the unique opportunity to receive a scholarship to study their Masters in the UK in the following courses:


Computer Science:

We will have more information including how to apply for the scholarships due course. If you have any questions then please don’t hesitate to contact Mark Pell, Regional Partnerships Manager.



We are happy to consider the following qualifications to the relevant entry levels::

  • Diplome de Technicien Superieur with GPA 75% / C
  • Diploma of Technical License (License Technique) considered for entry to Year 3 with GPA 75% / C

If you have any other qualifications or you are seeking a transfer from a university in Lebanon please contact the MENA Admissions team and send a scan of your qualifications at:


We are happy to consider a Bachelor Degree (License) with GPA 75% / C / Fair / 2.3 (if the student is a graduate from the Lebanese American University

Some postgraduate courses require a subject specific undergraduate degree to qualify for entry for example, Law, Computing, Social Sciences, Engineering, etc. Please check the website for this information.

Special requirements

Arts, Design and Media (ADM) 

All undergraduate courses in ADM require a good portfolio of artwork. Some postgraduate courses also require a portfolio, others require a proposal of studies while some courses require both a portfolio and a proposal of studies. Please check the course pages for specific requirements.

Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE)

All undergraduate courses in the CEBE Faculty require a minimum of Mathematics at O Level. For some programmes Mathematics is required at AS or A Level at Grade C or the equivalent. Please check the course pages for specific requirements.

Business, Law and Social Sciences (BLSS) 

All Business School undergraduate Year 1 courses require Mathematics minimum of Grade C at O Level or the equivalent.

Health, Education and Life Sciences (HELS)

Most courses offered by the HELS Faculty require qualifications in Maths, Sciences and/or related subjects. Please individual course pages for further information.

International qualifications

If you live in the Middle East and study an international qualification such as a Bachelors Degree, A Levels, IB or CBSE, you can see our international entry requirements here:

If your education system is not listed here, please see this link and click on the country of your education system. For any other questions please contact:

English language requirements

View our English language requirements

September 2017 Scholarships:

Level Scholarship Amount* Qualification Required

4/5 Year Bachelor degree / Licence
£2,000 85%+ / B / Good / 2.8 CGPA
£1,000 75% / C / Fair / 2.3 CGPA

If you have studied an international curriculum such as American System or French System, please see the relevant country page. For A Levels and IB, please see your chosen course page.

*All scholarships are at the discretion of Birmingham City University. For further information please contact:

We regularly visit Lebanon to meet students, agents and our university partners. During our trips to Lebanon we are always prepared to meet current, future and alumni students. All visits will be posted in this section of the website. If there are no visits listed you can contact Regional Partnerships Manager, Mark Pell to ask any questions or see when we’re next visiting the region.

Country contact

Do you have a question?

Mark Pell
Regional Partnerships Manager
Based at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 4188
Skype: bcu.markpell