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Our Brazilian students enjoy our culture and entertainment that Birmingham has to offer.

We have Brazilian cuisine and specialist restaurants, music, samba, salsa and even tango dancing. Football is also a great passion in Birmingham, and we have three clubs in the Premiership and Championship leagues – Aston Villa FC, West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham City.

Brazilian students at Birmingham City University designed and built a racing car and competed in the world’s largest student motorsports competition – Formula Student – at the home of British motorsport, Silverstone.

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We are happy to consider the Titulo de Tecnico/Certificado de Conclusao de Segundo Grau/ Certificado de Conclusao de Ensino Medio with scores of 6.0 PLUS at least one year of a degree or a foundation course.


We are happy to consider the Licenciado/Bachelerado or equivalent Professional Title with a GPA of 6.5 or higher from a recognised Brazilian university

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

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 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 for the Engineering suite and BEng Telecommunication and Networks, Mathematics is required at AS Level minimum Grade C or the equivalent.

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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Do you have a question?

Mizan Ahmed
Acting Regional Manager 
Based at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus.

Email: Mizan.Ahmed@bcu.ac.uk

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What our students say...

“Having a cohort starting in January instead of September was very convenient for me; plus the size of the institution, the wide range of courses, the number of students, location, tuition fees and modules of the programme were all factors I considered before applying.

"Having colleagues from a number of countries and coming from different backgrounds increased the learning experience regarding group work between different cultures. The modules of the programme covered the most important subjects about different business areas given an overview of what a company’s leader should know. Birmingham is a well located city full of things to do such as concerts, theatre, restaurants, clubs and so on, plus it is cheaper than London.”

João Fernandes de Alcantara Junior, Master of Business Administration