International study


Birmingham City University is based in the heart of the UK’s second-largest city, with all the social and professional opportunities that brings. We’ve transformed our courses to help make you more employable and we've transformed our campuses to provide the best possible learning environment. Study with us and you’ll be at the heart of it all.

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.

Undergraduate information

International guide

Do you want to study in the UK? We've got everything you need to know about Birmingham City University and applying to study with us in one handy guide.

Download the guide

How to apply

The application process varies depending on the type of course you're applying for. You may be required to provide documents to support your application.

How to apply

Why Birmingham?

There's so much going on in Birmingham – street markets, a huge selection of mouth-watering restaurants, loads of shops! There really is something for everyone.

Explore Birmingham

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

Request a call back

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