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How to apply

Please complete and submit the following form to apply for the summer school.

You'll also need to send us a scan of your passport, academic qualifications and English test results (if available). We accept a number of different English qualifications. Please send these separately to

Please check the individual academic programmes for credit bearing and non-credit bearing options.

If you need more information contact us via email: or call: +44 (0)121 331 5389.

Please note that the deadline for applications for the International Summer School is midnight on Monday 1 June 2020. We advise you to submit your application as soon as possible to ensure your place on your preferred course and so that you can apply for your short-term study visa in good time.

Personal Information

This form requests a significant amount of personal information. This is required so that we can decide on your suitability for the course you are applying for. The information you provide will be used for this purpose and monitoring of equal opportunities only. It will be treated in confidence and will only be seen by those whose jobs require them to do so.

* Date of Birth
* Do you have a disability?
* Are you applying through a student recruitment agent?
English Language Requirements
* Is English your first language?
Do you wish to obtain credits for your studies? Please indicate as follows:
Choose your course
* First choice
* Second choice
Other details
The BCU International Summer School will provide a free t-shirt, please indicate your t-shirt size:

Birmingham City University is committed to safeguarding your personal data. Whenever you provide such information we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all applicable laws concerning the protection of personal information including the General Data Protection Regulation 2018.

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Contacting us about how we use your information

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about how we use or handle your information please contact the Data Protection Officer at: Data Protection Officer, Information Management Team, Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham B5 5JU, email

If you are not content with how we handle your information please contact our Data Protection Officer. However you do also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Information about the Information Commissioner.