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Welcome!

Our subject area page enables you to hear from subject academics, see our facilities and find out more about what our courses offer. It gives you everything you could expect during a visit to BCU.

Let third year Criminology student Shelby, welcome you to our Open Day. She'll tell you all about why she chose to study at BCU as well as giving you an insight into everything she has achieved here.

Teacher Training

At the School of Education and Social Work, we never give up on our aspirations for tomorrow’s teachers and our courses will equip you to be an agent of change. We train more teachers than any other university in the West Midlands and we collaborate with and enjoy strong partnerships with over 1,000 schools, colleges, and training organisations across the region.

Meet Simon

Associate Professor and Quality Enhancement Lead for the School of Education and Social Work

Hear from Simon Spencer. He’ll give you a clear idea of what being an Teacher Training student at BCU is like. Everything from the subjects on offer to what and how you’ll be taught, the placement opportunities we have for you and the exciting careers you can go onto with a degree from BCU.

What you'll see at a City South Open Day

Follow our student Josi as she explores an Open Day at our City South campus.

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See our facilities

Seacole Building, City South Campus

Get your first impression of our Seacole building and experience the fantastic facilities it has to offer. We’ve invested £340 million in our facilities and are proud to show you around.

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A Day in the Life of a Primary School Teacher

Wondering what it's really like to be a teacher? Second-year Primary Education with QTS student, Bethany, kept a diary of a day on her placement, to give you an insight into life as a trainee teacher.

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Talk to us on Facebook

Join our community on Facebook! Our official BCU group for the Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences is the ideal place to meet people on your course and get excited to come and study with us.

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Help Desk

We're always more than happy to help out when you get in touch. Contact us via Facebook Messenger to get your queries answered.

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Finance next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your student finance sorted.

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Accommodation next steps

Got your Clearing space but wondering what you need to do next? Read more about how to get your accommodation sorted.

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Preparing to call the hotline

Nervous about calling the Clearing hotline? Our guide will help get you prepared, so you have all the important info ready for you to secure your place.

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Return to Clearing Open Day

Head back to the main Open Day pages, so you can continue to explore BCU, Birmingham, and all we have to offer!

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