International study


Here at Birmingham City University, you'll find over 120 postgraduate and professional development courses to choose from. Many of our courses have internationally recognised accreditations, such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).

We've invested over £400 million in industry-standard, state-of-the-art facilities to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning, and have transformed our curriculum with a new range of contemporary, flexible courses with practice-based learning and international opportunities built into every stage. 

Being an international student at BCU

You’ll find a diverse and welcoming environment at Birmingham City University. We’re a modern and dynamic international university, with staff, students and alumni from more than 100 countries. With over 30,000 students in the second largest city in the UK.

Postgraduate information

Download our guide

Our Postgraduate Guide provides details of all our postgraduate taught and research courses. It also provides information about the research environment at BCU.

Download our PG guide

Postgraduate FAQs

Have you got questions about postgraduate study? Find answers to the most frequently asked questions, including when to apply, how it can help you, and funding.

Your questions, answered.


We have a confident, proud and diverse community of postgraduate students at BCU, who are all striving to achieve their career goals and transform their lives.

Read their stories

Useful information

Email us

If you have any questions about applying for a programme, to getting advice about living in Birmingham, drop us an email and our friendly team will follow up with you.

Email us

Request a call

Complete our form below and we'll call you at a convenient time for you. If you can't wait, you can call us on the number below, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm GMT.

+44 (0)121 331 5389

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Social media

Our international social media accounts are a great way to find out more about the University, ask questions and make new friends and contacts. We're active on most social media channels so you've always got a friendly person to speak to.

More about social media

Visit us

If you’re in Birmingham, pop in and ask to speak to the International Office.

  • Birmingham City University
  • University House
  • 15 Bartholomew Row
  • Birmingham B5 5JU
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Your country

We have representatives across the world, simply find your country and click on the 'agent' tab to find out who you can speak to in your home town.

View full list of countries