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Explore the Business, Law and Social Sciences courses on offer at Birmingham City University.

First Islamic finance undergraduate course in the UK

Islamic Finance is a fascinating and dynamic multi-disciplinary area of the international financial services sector. As an established niche of the finance industry, it is set to grow at an exponential rate over the next few years. The current annual growth rate is estimated to be between 15% and 20%. 

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Academics awarded £160k to research COVID-19 impact on Birmingham’s Muslim communities

New research by social scientists at Birmingham City University will explore the impact of coronavirus on Muslims in B...

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Inside our new Youth and Community course

Looking to get into youth work? Our new Youth and Community course is the ideal way to start your career.

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BCU helps small businesses to survive and thrive post-pandemic

Birmingham City Business School is supporting businesses that have been affected by COVID-19 through the Government’s S...

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I AM BCU: Linda Polska

Former Criminology, Policing and Investigation student, Linda Polska, has successfully secured a role at Wolverhampton ...

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I AM BCU: Pravjoth Gill

Within Pravjoth’s first year she has created her own online fitness and nutrition company, produced a podcast, and is i...

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I AM BCU: Laura Hesketh

Laura is a dedicated, mature student who travels around 100 miles to get to BCU whilst working part-time in a law firm....

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I AM BCU: Dhanusha Hema Reddy

Dhanusha was motivated to study Law at Birmingham City University after her father, who had been a victim of fraud, los...

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Influencing change in the city

Kush Chahal, Senior Research Fellow at the School, tells us how the School’s major new project, Birmingham 2029, is its...

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Helping you to meet the challenges of a post-COVID world

The Institute of Student Employers has highlighted how coronavirus is challenging the students and graduates of 2020. W...

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Doing it justice: BCU Law students in the US

Thomas Nicklin and Luca Prisciandaro, two students from Birmingham City School of Law, have been supporting Dr Sarah Co...

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Supporting student well-being

The Mental Health First Aider (MHFA) Society supports student well-being at BCU through a peer support scheme and MHFA ...

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Exploring Pakistan’s death penalty

If you thought studying at university was just about learning from the experts, then think again. At our Faculty, we pr...

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Student’s campaign to censor plastic wins top award

A Birmingham City Business School student campaigning for plastic use to be censored in advertising has been handed a p...

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The Yorkshire Ripper’s New Victims

Professor Craig Jackson shares his insights on a new TV Show about the Yorkshire Ripper, Peter Sutcliffe.

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Ambassador Blog: Building an Online Community

Psychology ambassador Ellie explains how she helped put together a network for her fellow students during lockdown.

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The importance of education to tackling racism

Patrick Hutchinson went viral for carrying a white counter-protester to safety at a BLM demonstration. He has since pub...

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Top industry awards for accounting academic

A University academic has recently picked up a major industry award for their work in accountancy teaching.

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