Why study here?
One of the world's top cities
Birmingham is named one of the 'top 10 cities in the world' by Rough Guides.
You’ll find everything you need in Birmingham – the UK’s second largest city after London, home to more than 65,000 students and one of England’s most modern, diverse and rapidly growing cities.
A true gateway to the UK
With Birmingham International Airport close by, and first-rate transport links with London and the rest of the country, Birmingham is a true ‘gateway to the UK’ and an ideal base for exploring what the UK has to offer.
Research has also shown that overseas students studying in the UK are happier and have a better learning experience compared to those studying in other countries - find out why.
10 reasons to choose BCU
You can be confident of receiving a first-class education focused on practical skills and professional development, giving you the very best prospects for the future.
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All the information you need about our Foundation courses, Bachelor and Masters degrees, PhDs. You may be able to study at our college before starting a degree.
Courses explained >>
Our students come from more than 80 countries to enhance their education while enjoying an exciting, multicultural experience.
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Life in Birmingham
Living in Birmingham means you’ll enjoy one of the UK’s most exciting and diverse cities, famed for its world-class restaurants, history, and shops.
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Student Services and Accommodation
Our Student Services and Accommodation teams make it a priority to get you settled into your new home, while helping you with everything from visa assistance through to careers counselling, making the process of moving countries far easier.
Meet and Greet service
We operate a free Meet and Greet service at Birmingham Airport from July - September only, which is available to all of our new international and EU students. Our team will welcome you to the UK at the airport, and will be happy to answer any questions you have. They will then take you to your coach or taxi which will take you to your accommodation.