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We have many students from Kuwait studying at Birmingham City University on some of our most popular programmes including BEng/MEng Engineering, BA (Hons) Business Management and MSc Construction Project Management.

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Birmingham is a popular study destination for students from the Middle East region and has many of your home comforts including mosques, halal supermarkets and restaurants and a very active Islamic Society in our Students Union.

Birmingham has its very own international airport which is located a 10 minute train journey from our City Centre Campus. Modern, safe and perfectly located on-campus accommodation is available to all international students on a first-come, first-served basis.


Students from Kuwait regularly study at Birmingham City University with a scholarship from Kuwait Cultural Office. For further information please see Kuwait Cultural Office. If you or your sponsor require any further information please contact BCU’s International Officer Mizan Ahmed.

Atava Education & Training
Easy Apply Education Consultancy - Kuwait Office
Global Study UK
IDP Education Ltd
  • Sujata Vora
  • Dalal Complex, 9th Floor
  • Salem Al Mubarak Street,
  • Salmiya P O Box 35199
  • Shaab
  • 36052
  • Phone: '+96522288094 / 95 / 96
  • Email: info.kuwait@idp.com
JnS Education Consultant
TCL Global


 We are happy to consider Kuwait - High School Education (C/70%/ Good), PLUS Diploma/Certificate from the PAEET or College with C / 2.0 / Good / 73%.

Faculty of Art, Design and Media (ADM):

Most undergraduate courses in the Art and Design schools require a good portfolio of artwork.

Business School:

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

Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE):

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

Health, Education and Life Sciences (HELS):

Most courses offered by the HELS Faculty require qualifications in Maths, Sciences and/or related subjects. Please individual course pages for further information.


We are happy to consider a Bachelor Degree from a recognised university with minimum grade C+ / 2.33 / Very Good.

Some postgraduate courses require a subject specific undergraduate degree to qualify for entry for example, Law, Computing, Social Sciences, Engineering, etc. Please check the course pages for this information.

Faculty of Art, Design and Media (ADM):

Some postgraduate courses require a portfolio, others require a proposal of studies while some courses require both a portfolio and a proposal of studies.

International qualifications:

If you live in the Middle East and study an international qualification, you can see our international entry requirements here:

  • Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE)
  • All undergraduate courses in CEBE require Mathematics at O Level. However for the Engineering suite and BEng Telecommunication and Networks, Mathematics is required at AS A Level
  • minimum Grade C or the equivalent. Please visit the course pages for full entry requirements.

 If your education system is not listed here, please see this link and click on the country of your education system. For any other questions please contact: mena@bcu.ac.uk.

English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score). Please note that some courses require a higher IELTS score.

View our English language requirements

International Foundation Programme

 If you don’t meet the entry requirements, you can study an International Foundation Programme to be eligible for entry to study with us. Our foundation programmes are delivered through Birmingham City University International College.

We truly believe in supporting students in attaining their education and that’s why we give over £1,200,000 in scholarships every year. Find out more about our scholarships here!

We regularly visit Kuwait to meet students, agents and our partners. During our trips to Kuwait we are always prepared to meet current, future and alumni students. All visits will be posted in this section of the website. Email us to find out when we’re next in town.

Country contact

Do you have a question?

Mizan Ahmed

International Regional Manager

Tel: +44 7725752230
Email: Mizan.Ahmed@bcu.ac.uk