School of English Student Experience
Whether you’re coming to Birmingham City University as new student or returning as a postgraduate, starting university is an exciting time.
We're committed to helping you settle into university life as swiftly as possible. Learn about the inspirational stories of our english students. Hear about their experiences, placements and what they did after graduating.
If you take part in a work placement module, you’ll develop skills and abilities in a sector specific context, while ensuring that your academic aims and objectives are met as part of your wider learning journey.Placement profiles
Which English course is right for you?
Whether you want to screen write plays, teach English as a foreign language, or become a recognised novelist, read on to see how our courses can help you towards all of these goals and more.Find your course
Making the transition to university can be a big step at any age. That's why we're on hand to offer advice, support and knowledge on a wide range of issues.Student support at BCU
The School of English is a thriving research community conducting research in English Language, Linguistics and Literature from the Middle Ages to the present.Research
Whatever you want to achieve, studying or working abroad will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to make a difference to your future.Go abroad
We have a diverse and exciting community of students who study English at BCU. Read their stories, and find out why they decided to study English in BirminghamStudent stories
Hear from our students
We have an entire student led channel for all things Birmingham City University. From videos on what you should expect, to what it's really like to study in Birmingham.
Welcome to the online home of the creative community that is the School of English at Birmingham City University. Our blog is for sharing our experiences, ideas, stories and success with each other, the industry and the world