About Us

The Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences, based at City Centre Campus, offers an innovative learning environment, as well as outstanding facilities and resources.

Cutting edge

We specialise in the fields of business, law, criminology, sociology and psychology, and have a strong record of teaching, research and consultancy.

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.


We are highly recognised for the quality of our academic programmes. A significant amount of our courses have accreditations from professional bodies, giving our students an advantage when seeking employment opportunities.

The Business School is highly recognised for a significant amount of its provision having accreditation from professional bodies. These include the: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA),The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), The Institute of Risk Management (IRM)and many more.

Our LLB is accredited by the Joint Academic Stage Board, which represents the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board of England and Wales. The School of Law is fully accredited by the Law Society and the Bar Council as a Centre for Continuing Professional Development.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate social sciences courses have achieved international and national recognition from professional bodies. All Psychology programmes must be professionally accredited and our courses have British Psychological Society (BPS) accreditation.

Our Centre for Applied Criminology - founded by David Wilson, one of the UK's leading criminologists - is a University research Centre of Excellence.

Our Facilities


Birmingham City Business School

Birmingham City Business School

A leading practice-based international business school.

We offer over 40 highly innovative courses.
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School of Law

School of Law

We boast the UK's largest student internship programme to the USA, very strong links with the professional legal world and excellent facilities including two mock courtrooms.
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School of Social Sciences

School of Social Sciences

A pioneering and major provider of full, part-time and professionally accredited courses, embracing criminology, psychology, psychotherapy and sociology.
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If you are interested in learning more about our schools first-hand, why not visit us at one of our Open Days? We would welcome the opportunity to show you around our first-class facilities and answer any questions you might have about studying at Birmingham City University.