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Birmingham City University is one of the UK's most dynamic places to study. We are a vibrant, multicultural university with over 30,000 students from around 100 countries and offer an innovative and practical approach to teaching and learning.

Our portfolio of excellent courses, investment in state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff and focus on practical skills and professional relevance are making us a first choice for students. Our courses are highly practical and career focused, and many are accredited by professional bodies. This means that you'll gain qualifications with us that are prized by employers, giving you an important advantage in the job market.

We've invested heavily in innovative technology to give our students the best possible preparation for their chosen careers. Facilities include a mock law court, a virtual radiography suite, broadcast studios, fashion workshops and a mock operating theatre.

Our research work is attracting international attention too, with research across 11 of our subject areas being classed as 'world-leading', 'internationally excellent' or 'recognised internationally' in the prestigious Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

It's a particularly exciting time to become a student at Birmingham City University. We've invested over £400 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities.

West Africa Business and Training Agency Ltd (WABTA)
  • Awudu Sumaila
  • Office No 95, The Gambia Mall
  • Tipper Garage Bakoteh,
  • Kanifing Municipality
  • Phone: +220 - 2444700
  • Email: asumaila05@yahoo.com
  • Skype: bragentle1
  • Whatsapp: +220 - 7139773

Undergraduate courses

We invite applicants who have achieved grades between A1 and B2 in at least six subjects on the ‘West African Senior School Certificate for Schools Candidates’ or ‘West African Senior School Certificate for Private Candidates’ (WASSCE) examination to apply.

Additionally, we are pleased to consider candidates with a Technician Diploma or a Higher Teacher's certificate for entry into the first year. For specific eligibility requirements, please consult the university's admissions office. Candidates holding a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field may also be eligible for entry into the second, third year or top-up of our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate courses

We are happy to consider a Master's degree with 60 per cent and above/ GPA 2.70 and above/ Grade B - and above for entry to our postgraduate courses.

Special requirements

Art and Design

All undergraduate Art and Design courses require a good portfolio of artwork. Some postgraduate courses also require a portfolio, others require a proposal of studies, while some courses require both a portfolio and a proposal of studies. Please check the faculty website for specific requirements.

Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE)

All undergraduate courses in the CEBE faculty require Mathematics at O Level. However, Mathematics is required at an AS Level minimum of Grade C or the equivalent for the Engineering suite and BEng Telecommunication and Networks.

Business School

All Business School undergraduate Year 1 courses require Mathematics minimum of Grade C at O Level or the equivalent.

English language requirements

View our English language requirements

Every year we provide a number of scholarships and bursaries recognising the talents of our international students, which can help cover part of your tuition fees.

Find out more about scholarships and bursaries...

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Country contact

Do you have a question?

Charles Magee
International Regional Manager
Birmingham City University

Email: international.enquiries@bcu.ac.uk