Our programmes are practice based and many have an international focus, which means your course will be entirely relevant to today’s digital world.

We're part of Science without Borders and welcome Brazilian students who would like to study in our registered leading degree courses.


University international section

We offer a comprehensive package of support and guidance to help you from the moment you consider studying with us – to graduation and beyond. The University-wide international pages provide up-to-date information about what to do from the point of considering us to graduation.

Visit the University's international section

Our partnership with Nanjing University of Science and Technology is a 10-year programme that has seen students complete the first year of their engineering degree course in Nanjing, followed by two years in Birmingham. There are also opportunities to study at postgraduate level.

Through a collaboration with major international Japanese test equipment manufacturer A&D, we host the biennial Advanced Powertrain Control Symposium – a forum which shares technological automotive innovations of benefit to the industry, the economy and the planet. Major contributors include international automotive manufacturers, software developers, Asian equipment specialists, and German power-train consultancies.

Overseas students studying in the UK are happier and have a better learning experience compared to those studying in other countries.

The International Undergraduate Students: The UK's Competitive Advantage report asked 365,754 international students studying outside their home country to give their feedback on what it's like to study in this country. And the UK scored top in every aspect.

So if you're looking at studying with us, you'll be making a good choice.

Overall measures: ranked positions
Undergraduate 2014 2014 2014 2013 2014
Recommendation 1 4 3 5 2
Overall satisfaction 1 4 3 5 2
Arrival overall 1 2 4 5 3
Learning overall 1 4 3 5 2
Living overall 1 2 5 3 4
Support overall 1 4 5 3 2