Why study at Birmingham City Business School?


Over 40

contemporary, flexible courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

£400 million

invested in facilities to keep learning experiences industry relevant.

Over 120

teaching staff who come from and retain their links with industry.

Industry connected

We boast dozens of industry connections across the city, our main aim is to connect you with industry.

Birmingham is the UK’s second biggest city, so studying a business course with us means you will be in the heart of a thriving environment that is home to a variety of large and independent businesses.

Our business courses aim to set you up for working in industry by providing valuable placement experiences and opportunities to network with industry professionals. We also ensure our courses are to the highest professional standards as they are accredited by several awarding bodies.

What's on Offer

Industry placements with big named businesses

On all of our programmes you will gain a professional focus and real world experience, ensuring you are equipped to make an immediate impact in your career.


Business Placements

Modern facilities based on our City Centre campus

Both our City Trading Room and Marketing Link Agency mirror facilities you'll find in your future career, with cutting edge software that professionals are using right now.

Business facilities

Professional and relevant accreditations

We have accreditations from several awarding bodies, including a platinum award from the ACCA, meaning our courses are as relevant and up-to-date as possible.

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A buzzing student life in the Second City

Studying in Birmingham offers you the chance to live and work in the youngest major city in Europe with world-class restaurants, entertainment and shops.


Student Life

Gain employment in a thriving industry

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Ground-breaking and cutting-edge research

Birmingham City Business School have a long and successful history in the field of business research. We have one of the most diverse business research degree portfolios in the country.


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Business School

Birmingham City Business School takes pride in being situated in the heart of Birmingham, the UK's second biggest city. It's renowned for its entrepreneurial and commercial past, present and future.

Birmingham Business School

Working in industry

Our Business School is proud to have hundreds of connections with organisations, ranging from global corporations to independent local businesses. These connections fuel our students’ studies and give them an insight into the professional world.

Working in industry


Placements are one of the best ways of gaining hands on industry experience in a real, professional setting. Our students have undertaken placements at Panasonic, BMW, Mattel and many more.

Placements at BCU

Find a course

Take a look through our Business courses to find one that’s most suited to you.

Find a Business course

BCU Open Days

The best way to explore what we have on offer is to come and see us in person. Get advice and insight on courses, accommodation, personal statements, our facilities and more.

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