Applicant taster days

Applicant Taster Days are designed to give you a flavour of what studying at Birmingham City University is really like. During the day you will be able to find out more about your course as well as meet with tutors and students.

Applicant Taster Days are designed to give you a flavour of what studying at Birmingham City University is really like. During the day you will be able to find out more about your course as well as meet with tutors and students.

What to expect on the day

An applicant taster day is more in-depth than an Open Day and gives you a more tailored experience. Here's some of the things you'll be able to see and do on your visit. See a schedule of the day.

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In-depth information

Get in-depth information about your chosen course.

Experience student life

Learn about the student experience and where your course will take you.

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See our kit

Explore our campus including our newly upgraded facilities.

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Meet the experts

Talk in person to your future academic tutors.

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Chat to students

Speak informally to our students to find out what it's really like here.

Tales of the unexpected

Get all the info you need

Find out about finance, accommodation and all the support on offer to students.

Why come to a taster day

Attending one of these days is the best way to find out what makes business with us special. Even if you've already come along to one of our Open Days, the Applicant Taster Day provides you with that extra level of detail to inform your choice. It is also an opportunity for us to find out about you and what drives you to explore your interest in business with us.

Book your place
  • Wednesday Schedule

  • Saturday Schedule

11.00am - 1.00pm

Optional Accommodation tours

If you’re interested in looking at accommodation for your course, please turn up between 11.00am and 13.00pm to book yourself onto a tour. If you’re not interested in this, please make sure you’re here at 13.00pm for registration for your applicant taster day.

12.15pm - 1.00pm

Optional University Welcome Talk

An optional Welcome Talk where you’ll have the opportunity to hear more about the university and have the chance to speak with teams such as Student Affairs and the Students’ Union. If you’re not interested in this, please make sure you’re here at 13.00pm for registration for your applicant taster day.

1.00pm – 1.30pm

Arrival and Registration

Registration for School activities/talks, Level 0, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus.

1.30pm - 4.00pm

School activities/talks and Parent Q&A

Please note: Parents are welcome to come along to the talks, but the activity sessions are for applicants only. However, parent Q&A sessions will also be available throughout the afternoon.

Enjoy a range of subject-specific talks and interactive sessions, giving you the chance to see for yourself the practical skills you develop, and career prospects open to you, through our courses. You will also get the opportunity to meet members of the course team and ask any questions you might have about your chosen subject.

9.30am - 11.30am

Optional Accommodation tours

If you’re interested in looking at accommodation for your course, please turn up between 11.00am and 13.00pm to book yourself onto a tour. If you’re not interested in this, please make sure you’re here at 13.00pm for registration for your applicant taster day.

10.45am - 11.30am

Optional University Welcome Talk

An optional Welcome Talk where you’ll have the opportunity to hear more about the university and have the chance to speak with teams such as Student Affairs and the Students’ Union. If you’re not interested in this, please make sure you’re here at 13.00pm for registration for your applicant taster day.

11.30am – 12.00pm

Arrival and Registration

Registration for School activities/talks, Level 0, Curzon Building, City Centre Campus.

12.00pm - 3.00pm

School activities/talks and Parent Q&A

Please note: Parents are welcome to come along to the talks, but the activity sessions are for applicants only. However, parent Q&A sessions will also be available throughout the afternoon.

Enjoy a range of subject-specific talks and interactive sessions, giving you the chance to see for yourself the practical skills you develop, and career prospects open to you, through our courses. You will also get the opportunity to meet members of the course team and ask any questions you might have about your chosen subject.

Is it easy to get to Birmingham City University?

Planes, trains and automobiles? Birmingham is full of transport links! From the newly refurbished Grand Central Station, providing a way to work and study in Birmingham for people all across the country, to the newly extended Metro system, there are so many ways to get around.

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