Why study at BCU?


Over 1,000

contemporary, flexible courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

£400 million

invested in facilities to keep learning experiences industry relevant.


teaching staff who come from and retain their links with industry.



of our courses are accredited by respected professional bodies.

Industry-standard facilities

We've invested over £400 million across our campuses and facilities. Whether it's our state-of-the-art Parkside Building which includes four film and TV studios or the simulated operating theatre and hospital wards at our City South Campus, we're ensuring you have the best possible space in which to learn. 

International Scholarships

We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarship opportunities for international students to help support you through your studies.

Employability support

Jobs on campus

While you are studying in the UK you can gain valuable and paid work experience with a flexible job on campus.

Student job opportunities


Many of our courses offer the chance to do an industry placement. Completing a placement is an excellent way to develop new skills relevant to your future career.

Placement opportunities


Graduate + makes sure nothing you do at university goes to waste – and tells employers that you’ve got more than your degree.

About Graduate+

At the heart of a vibrant, diverse city

Situated in the heart of the country, Birmingham is the perfect place to study. There's so much going on – with buzzy street markets, a huge selection of mouth-watering restaurants, as well as sports and entertainment venues galore, there is something for everyone. 

An impressive range of accommodation

As Birmingham City University is centrally located in the city of Birmingham, we are able to boast an impressive portfolio of accommodation for our students to choose from. 

More reasons to choose us

Students' Union

Birmingham City University Students’ Union (BCUSU) is run by students, for students. The SU offers an advice centre, welcome activities and student-led societies.

More about BCUSU

Meet and Greet

We operate a free ‘Meet and Greet’ service at Birmingham International Airport for new international students.

Our team will be available to welcome you, answer any questions that you may have and help with your transfer by taxi to your accommodation.

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Student Support

If you choose to study at BCU you can be confident that your learning needs are our top priority and we have teams to fully support you.

Support we offer

Find your course

Discover our wide range of contemporary courses, built with practice-based learning and international opportunities at every stage.