Why study Digital Technology with us?

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. So here are our top reasons to choose Digital Technology at Birmingham City University.

10 Great Reasons to study Digital Technology at BCU

1. Get set for employment

Our commitment to developing graduates with the skills and experience that employers need means that 97.4% of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17).

2. Investing in your future

We've invested £6.5 million on improvements to our Millennium Point facilities, including new specialist labs, and a project space with makers’ area, to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.

3. Work placements

Students have gone on placement to companies including: Disney, IBM, Focusrite Audio Engineering, MUSIC Group, Philips Acoustics and Redditch Palace Theatre.

4. Brand new Conservatoire

Our Music Technology students have access to the new Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, opened in September 2017, which includes seven industry standard recording studios, a dedicated jazz club and an outstanding 500 seat concert hall.

5. Outstanding media centre

Our cutting-edge facilities are housed in a purpose-built Media Centre and include the largest University TV studio, a green screen studio and broadcast-standard edit suites. Our studios have even been used for programmes such as The Gadget Show.

6. A global city

Birmingham has a growing digital technology industry, with BBC Three making Birmingham its base in 2018. Nearly 40,000 people are employed in the digital sector in Birmingham and employment is set to rise further in the coming years.

7. Earn while you learn

Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles at the University, gaining experience in crucial aspects of job applications and valuable feedback on your work.

8. Enhanced career prospects

We offer career support and advice throughout your time with us and for up to five years after you graduate. Our Graduate+ scheme embeds career-related skills into every one of our degree courses,

9. £150 free credit

To welcome students starting in 2019, we're giving away at least £150 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways on books and learning materials. Find out more about the £150 free credit.

10. Scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships designed to support you throughout your studies. Discover more about each of our scholarships, see if you’re eligible and find out how to apply.

Digital Technology courses

Explore our courses and choose the right one for you