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Our students from Iran will receive a warm welcome in Birmingham, a multicultural city home to 65,000 students.


Students from Iran regularly study at Birmingham City University with a scholarship or sponsorship from their home country. For further information please contact the International Officer, Mizan Ahmed

Birmingham City University and Iran

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

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. .

Our International Officer, Mizan Ahmed understands the study needs of Iranian students and would be happy to answer any questions you may have about studying here.

Global Study UK
IDP Education
  • Elnaz Atashbiz
  • No3, Sanaz dead-End
  • Ghalandari St, Mirzapour St
  • Shariati Ave
  • Tehran
  • P.O.Box 1931744953
  • Phone: +982122246710
  • Email: info.tehran@idp.com
My Arman
  • 4 Gordon Mews
  • Gordon Close
  • Portslade
  • Brighton
  • BN41 1HU
  • Phone: +44 (0) 1273 76 47 54
  • Web: http://www.ukstudy.com
UKstudy.com (Iran branch)
  • No.2, Unit 6, 1st Floor
  • Chaman Deadlock
  • Valiasr St
  • Tehran
  • Phone: +98 (21) 88652080-2
  • Web: http://www.ukstudy.com


High School Diploma with minimum GPA 14  when studied for more than four years.


Pre-University Certificate with minimum GPA 12.

Associate Degree / Certificate of Higher Education (Kardani) with minimum GPA 12 / C will be considered for entry to Year 2


Bachelor Degree from a recognised university with minimum grade 12 or Grade C.

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 qualifications

If you live in the Middle East and study an international qualification such as a Bachelors Degree, A Levels, IB or CBSE, you can see our international entry requirements here:

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.

Special requirements

Arts, 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 programmes in the CEBE Faculty require a minimum of Mathematics at O Level. For some programmes 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

View our English language requirements

Please view our scholarship information.

We regularly visit the Middle East to meet students, agents and our university partners. During our trips to the Middle East 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 International Regional Manager, Charles Mageeto ask any questions or see when we’re next visiting the region.

Country contact

Do you have a question?

Mizan Ahmed
International Officer
Birmingham City University

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 7711
Mobile: +44 772 575 2230
Email: mizan.ahmed@bcu.ac.uk