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 100 countries including Libya 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 Libyan 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 International Regional Manager, Charles Magee.
- Dalal Al Nabulsi
- Office No. 22, Ground Floor
- Al Fatah Tower
- Phone: +218217252140
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are happy to consider Higher Diploma with minimum of 60% / GPA 2.0 PLUS Secondary Education Certificate with minimum grades 180 (literary stream)/200 (science stream) for entry to Year 1
we are happy to consider a Bachelor Degree with minimum GPA 2.5 / Good / 65% PLUS Two years of relevant working experience.
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.
Art and Design courses
All undergraduate courses in Art and Design 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.
All Business School undergraduate Year 1 courses require Mathematics minimum of Grade C at O Level or the equivalent
English language requirements
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.
Regional Partnerships Manager
Based at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus
Tel: +44 (0)121 331 5268