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 24,500 students in the second largest city in the UK, Birmingham City University is 7th in the UK for employability.Find a course
Links with agents and representatives in your country allow you to explore all of the study options available to you and give you the opportunity to be guided through the application process.
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Once you’ve found the course you’d like to apply for, it’s important to check that you have, or are aiming for, the right entry requirements.Find out more
The type and level of qualifications you need will vary depending on your course. Please visit your country page and course page for detailed requirements.Find out more
In order to remain in the UK for the duration of your course at BCU, you need make sure you abide by the terms of your visa.Find out more
All teaching at Birmingham City University is carried out in English, so you must have a required proficiency in the language. We have a range of courses available to help you reach this level of proficiency.Find out more
We offer over 400 programmes covering a huge range of subject areas, from art to business and engineering to fashion.View our courses
A foundation programme or pre-Master’s programme may offer an alternative route to achieve your goals.View our courses
If you'd like to get the new year off to a great start, we have a range of courses starting in January.Find out more
Your tuition fees (per year) cover normal tuition, examination costs and membership of the Students’ Union.Find out more
We offer a range of scholarship opportunities for international undergraduates.Find out more
There are a number of ways you can earn extra money whilst completing your studies.Find out more
Once you’ve received and accepted your offer of a place with us, there are a number of steps you need to take to ensure you can take up your place and begin your studies in the UK.Preparing for the UK
Spend three weeks sampling UK university life, enhance your academic skills and visit some of the UK’s historic towns and cities.
Studying or working abroad can be a life-changing opportunity that lets you gain new skills, meet new people and experience different cultures.
BIFCA is a collaborative effort between BCU and Wuhan Textile University, combining the expertise of both institutions to provide a number of creative arts courses.
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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
If you need to speak to one of our admissions team or a course leader about their programme, simply complete our form and we'll give you a call at a convenient time for you. If you can't wait, you can call us on the telephone number below, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm GMT:
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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
If you’re in Birmingham, we’d love to meet you, answer any questions you have and show you our facilities. Simply pop in and ask to speak to the International Office.