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Studying a part time course at BCU

We offer a range of part-time undergraduate degrees in the areas of Engineering and the Built Environment. So whether you want to enhance your career prospects, update your professional skills or simply study for your own enjoyment, we can help you realise your potential.

How do I apply?

You can apply to us directly – you’ll find the link to the form and further information on the ‘how to apply’ tab of each course page.

Balance your studies with your life

Tailored carefully to the needs of part-time students, study options include evening and day release, yet offer exactly the same levels of student support and facilities as full time. Crucially, part-time study allows you to balance your studies with your life. Flexible study fits in around family and work commitments – and your employer may even contribute towards your tuition fees. It’s no wonder that at Birmingham City University one in three people are studying on a part-time basis.

Benefits of part-time study

  • Work while you study
  • Balance your studies with other commitments
  • Employers may contribute to your tuition fees
  • Same great levels of student support and facilities
  • Potential to progress in your career
  • Large group of like-minded people

Part-time courses are studied over a longer period of time than their full-time equivalents, but you spend fewer hours per week in a classroom. Your course could involve day release, day plus evening. A typical timetable would be 9am to 8pm, one day per week.