Egypt and Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University is one of the UK’s most dynamic places to study. We are a vibrant, multicultural university with around 24,500 students from over 80 countries including Egypt 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. Birmingham City University is home to many Egyptian and other Arab students who study courses from MBA International to BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering. Our industry partnerships, work placements and practical approach to our world famous courses will give you international career prospects. BCU students study in a city focused on education and culture and all students have full access to The Library of Birmingham, Europe’s largest library.
Birmingham also has many of your home comforts including mosques, halal supermarkets and restaurants and a very active Islamic Society in our Students Unions. We are home to football teams including West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa and Birmingham City FC, and you can join as many of our sports teams or societies as you wish.
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. On your first day our airport pickup team will meet you at the airport and take you to your chosen University accommodation.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Regional Partnerships Manager, Mark Pell.
Global Study UK
- Suite 211, 2nd Floor, Building 3
- El-Wataneya Complex Buildings
- Extend of 14th of May Bridge, Smouha
- Phone: +20 1220 044 539
- Email: Egypt@globalstudyuk.com
- Suite 84, 7th Ismail El Kabany St.
- Off Tayaran St
- Nasr City, Cairo
- Phone: +202 22 622 899
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Web: http://www.edreseg.com/
Global Study UK
- Abdurrahman Samy
- 3, Elhak Fi Elhaya Street
- Phone: +20 1111 022 753
- Email: Egypt@globalstudyuk.com
- Web: http://www.globalstudyuk.com
We are happy to consider a Secondary Education Certificate of Al-Azhar PLUS Diploma (Al-Azhar /from Technical/Commercial/Industrial/ Health institute) minimum of 60% overall with no subject below 50%
Note: Engineering courses would require 60% / C in mathematics
Higher qualifications may be considered for Stage 2 or Stage 3 undergraduate entry. Please contact the MENA Admissions team for further information
We are happy to consider a Bachelor Degree (from a University) with minimum 60%.
Bachelor Degree from a higher institute may be considered for entry to Year 2 or 3 of a relevant undergraduate programme.
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.
International Foundation Programme
Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC) offer subject specific Foundation programmes to students after completion of General Secondary Education Certificate Examination with 60% and IELTS (or equivalent). Completion of a BCUIC Foundation course guarantees entry to your chosen degree. For a list of Undergraduate Foundation programmes and entry requirements please see: bcu.ac.uk/bcuic.
Art, Design and Media (ADM)
All undergraduate courses in ADM 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 course pages for specific requirements.
Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE)
All undergraduate courses in the CEBE Faculty require a minimum of Mathematics at O Level. For some courses Mathematics is required at AS or A Level at Grade C or the equivalent. Please check the course pages for specific requirements.
Business, Law and Social Sciences (BLSS)
All Business School undergraduate Year 1 courses require Mathematics minimum of Grade C at O Level 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.
English language requirements
If you live in Egpyt and study an international qualification such as a Bachelors Degree, A Levels, IB or CBSE, you can see our international entry requirements here:
- British education system – Please see entry requirements section for your chosen course
- International Baccalaureate – Please see entry requirements section for your chosen course
- American education system
- French education system
- Indian education system
- Pakistani education system
January 2018 Scholarships:
All self-funded applicants are eligible for an automatic £1,500 tuition fee scholarship. For our January 2018 programmes please see here.
Please note: ACCA, Distance Learning and Pre-Sessional courses are not included.
September 2018 Scholarships:
To be confirmed.
We regularly visit Egypt to meet students, agents and our partners. During our trips to Egypt we are always prepared to meet current, future and alumni students. All visits will be posted in this section of the website. If there are no visits listed you can contact Regional Partnerships Manager, Mark Pell to ask any questions or see when we’re next visiting the region.
Our next visit is;
11th - 13th October - Cairo, Egypt. Kempinski Hotel, Global Study UK exhibition