Working in industry

Birmingham City Business School works with local, national and international businesses to enhance student learning through placements, workshops, live briefs and guest lectures from industry professionals. 

Learning in a hands on environment and from professionals that have a wealth of knowledge allows you to be as prepared as possible once you leave university.

Case studies

Our Business School is proud to have hundreds of connections with companies of both small and large scales.

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Enterprise at BCU

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Our enterprise schemes can help you turn your idea into a reality.

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There's no better way to prepare for work than to experience it first-hand. Our Business Placements Scheme is carefully designed.

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Read Nile's Story

Nile Dennis-Stephens, a BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment graduate, was determined to get a first class honours. Find out more about Nile's BCU journey and how he managed to obtain a first class degree.

Student Tax Clinic

The BCU Student Tax Clinic is the first tax clinic in England where student volunteer advisors provide advice on UK tax issues to their fellow students. All student volunteers working in the tax clinic are supervised by a qualified tax practitioner.

Budgeting Clinic

The BCU Student Budgeting Clinic is designed to support University students to manage their monthly incomes and expenditures.

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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.

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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

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

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