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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 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. Our courses are highly practical and career focused, and many are accredited by professional bodies. This means that you'll gain qualifications with us that are prized by employers, giving you an important advantage in the job market.

We've invested heavily in innovative technology to give our students the best possible preparation for their chosen careers. Facilities include a mock law court, a virtual radiography suite, broadcast studios, fashion workshops and a mock operating theatre.

Our research work is attracting international attention too, with research across 11 of our subject areas being classed as 'world-leading', 'internationally excellent' or 'recognised internationally' in the prestigious Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

It's a particularly exciting time to become a student at Birmingham City University. We've invested £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities.

UNISERV Education

Undergraduate

We are happy to consider Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) level/Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC) with grade of 1 - 6 PLUS Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/ Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with the relevant tariff points.

Postgraduate

We are happy to consider the Bachelor Degree with minimum Class Iiii / Honours lower/ GPA 3.0 - 3.9 / B.

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 courses in the art and design Schools 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 programmes 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

Scholarship News

We are offering partial scholarships for courses delivered in Birmingham City Business School and Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment faculties at the following rates:

Scholarship TypeAmount in £ (Sterling)
Undergraduate (Business School only) 1,500
Postgraduate (if you attain a 2nd class Bachelor's degree) 1,000
Postgraduate (if you attain a 1st class Bachelor's degree) 1,500
  1. Applicants must be granted an unconditional offer and submitted your £1,500 deposit.
  2. It is operated on a first come, first service basis.
  3. Scholarships are discounted from programmes' tuition fees.

If you have any question, please email international.enquiries@bcu.ac.uk.

Sorry, there are currently no planned visits by Birmingham City University representatives to your country.

Country contact

Do you have a question?

Mr Robert Hurlbutt

International Regional Manager 
Based at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus

Tel: +44 121 331 6684
Email: Robert.Hurlbutt@bcu.ac.uk