Business, Law and Social SciencesAT THE CUTTING EDGE OF NEW IDEAS

The Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences offers an innovative learning environment, as well as outstanding facilities and resources at our City Centre Curzon Building. We specialise in the fields of business, law, criminology, sociology and psychology, and have a strong record of teaching, research and consultancy.

Our schools

About the faculty

We remain at the cutting edge of new ideas by challenging both staff and students to excel in research and studies. We are able to offer a wide variety of academically rigorous, vocationally focused courses on a flexible basis, and support lifelong learning through the delivery of short courses and seminars for individuals and larger bespoke groups.

The best way to truly experience our faculty is to attend one of our open days, where you can explore our campus, meet current students and faculty, and get a feel for the vibrant community that makes up our university.

Our Schools

Birmingham City Business School

Here at Birmingham City Business School, everything starts with business. We have a unique relationship with the extraordinary city we’re rooted in, renowned for its entrepreneurial and commercial past, present and future.

We provide you with the building blocks for a successful career, by developing your skills for life as well as work.

School of Law

At Birmingham City School of Law, we believe that a balanced view makes better legal professionals.

It's why we don't just focus on professional practice, but actively break down barriers to social justice and human rights throughout the world.

School of Social Sciences

Birmingham City University's School of Social Sciences has a mission to make sense of the world. Our students and academics work together across disciplines to develop insights into society.

We're focused on everything from understanding crime and punishment to the study of all aspects of psychology and the exploration of social structures and change.

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Find your home from home at BCU. We offer eight halls of residence options, ranging from on-campus to inner-city living. You can take a virtual tour of each accommodation option to find the one for you.

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Read our admission FAQs to get your application questions answered. If your question isn’t covered, we have all the details of how to get in touch.

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Student Support

From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

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Social Media

Follow our social media channels and discover more about life at BCU, including what the University and city will offer you if you study here.

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Open Days

When possible, the best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person, and we host a number of Open Days throughout the year. Come and be taught by our trailblazing academics and study in our innovative £400m facilities.

Open days