Birmingham School of Architecture and Design
Founded in 1908, we are a wide-ranging design house which constitutes design through the scales. The School embodies the concept of an Enterprise Education to equip students for life beyond graduation.
Through our extensive relationships with the professions and industries, we blur the boundaries between academia and practice to ensure our graduates are confident, independent, and well-rounded citizens and professionals.
Why study with us?
Here are our top reasons to choose Birmingham School of Architecture and Design.
Take part in SuperStudio
Opportunities to develop
Working in conjunction with your studies, the School offers a plethora of activities as part of SuperStudio.
Internationally accredited courses
Many of our courses have internally recognised accreditations, such as the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Landscape Institute (LI).
Gain industry exposure
First hand work experience for your CV
You’ll have the chance to gain industry experience through live projects, guest lectures and work placement opportunities.
Utilise our space
From day one you will have access to print, wood, metal, ceramics and glass workshops and industry-standard software, alongside assistance from our experienced technicians.
Understanding design on a global scale
Overseas trip opportunities in many of our courses and links with key European institutions as part of the Erasmus scheme.
Collaborate with Co.LAB
Our Collaborative Laboratory adds depth to your CV
Co.LAB focus on ‘live’ projects and research where you will engage with real clients, delivering outcomes across a range of scales and formats.
Gain a first-hand insight into the type of work our tutors are looking for as part of your application.