Including HNDs, Foundation Degrees and Degree Programmes.
Once you've accepted your offer, it's likely that you'll need to sort some accommodation and student finance. Here's a step-by-step guide.Find out more
"What do I need to take? What will I do in my first week?" We help you prepare for your new student life in Birmingham.Find out more
Stuck between two or more offers and don't know what to do? We've compiled a list of helpful articles to help you make your decision.Find out more
Clearing offers you a chance to find a full time undergraduate course to start this September. Here's our guide to how it works.
Clearing is a bit of a mystery, and has a whole load of myths surrounding it. So to help you understand how it all works, we've set things straight and separated the fact from the fiction.
So you've found a course that's available in Clearing and you meet the entry requirements. What next? You need to get your name on a place! There are two ways to apply in Clearing.
Taking a Higher Education course is a big investment in your future, and you’ll want to be sure that you’re choosing the right course and the right university. Our Media and Communications student Jamie shares his top three reasons why he came to BCU in this video.10 reasons to choose BCU
We’re committed to giving you the skills you need to progress your career. Over 97% of our students are employed or in further study within 6 months of graduating.
- Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey 16/17.
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Study in the heart of a forward-looking and vibrant city. There's plenty to see and do just a few minutes’ walk away from the campus. Whether you’re moving to Birmingham or you’re a Brummie at heart, there’s so much to student life here to explore.Find out more
Philip changed his mind about his course and by the time he got his results, he was unsure about what direction he wanted to go in.
"I filled out the details online and within a matter of hours, I had discussed my choices and results with an advisor and it had been confirmed I had a place."
Jan originally started a Digital Marketing course at another university but did not enjoy it, so he decided to take a look around at other courses.
"I found the whole process easy. All the information I needed was on the website and everyone I spoke to helped me as much as they could."
Luke had a place at a uni but found it wasn't for him. Through Clearing, he was able to change his mind and apply to BCU. Our Social media Clearing service made it really easy for him to apply.
"I'd originally applied at a completely different uni and didn't go to any open days beforehand. After 6 weeks, I knew I'd made the wrong decision."
Scott made a late decision to go to university, and was able to secure a place at Birmingham City University through Clearing.
"At first, I didn't want to go to university but a lot of my friends were and I got caught up in the whole buzz of it."
Holly had secured places at her firm and insurance university choices but changed her mind on results day, wanting to stay closer to home.
"I think the beginning of the day was one of the most stressful and confusing moments I have ever had to face, but once I spoke to the Course Director, Alison, my decision become a lot clearer."
If you’ve accepted your offer and live further than 10 miles from your place of study, we will aim to provide you with a room at one of our city centre accommodation sites or Belgrave View. Take a look at our accommodation. Apply by 31 August. (Not guaranteed and subject to availability).How to get accommodation in Clearing
We understand that in today's competitive jobs market, increasing numbers of employers expect new graduates to have substantial experience of the workplace. Our students have enjoyed placements with companies like the BBC, Cisco, IBM, NHS, Microsoft, Dolby, Selfridges, ASOS and more.Find out more