About Us

Birmingham School of Media is a recognised centre of excellence in providing media education in the UK.


We offer a range of courses designed to equip undergraduates, postgraduates and professionals with the key skills and recognised qualifications that are in demand across industry, from marketing and PR to communications, new media and journalism.


Located in Birmingham, a city that is simply brimming with creative energy, the School is able to tap into the wealth of knowledge provided by the creative companies and enterprises that are based here.

Collaboration with businesses

We place a strong emphasis on collaborating with businesses and other universities, and part of your student experience here includes the opportunity to gain workplace experience within creative companies.

Working with business

The School of Media has consultancy expertise in a number of different areas across both established and emerging media. You can find more information on this here.

Our Facilities

Students also benefit from a full range of industry-standard facilities, which are based at our City Centre campus and at our purpose-built centre at NTI Birmingham in the city centre.

Our Staff

Our teaching staff comprises specialists in their respective fields, including academics and industry professionals, all of whom are perfectly placed to offer a wealth of experience and knowledge. Birmingham School of Media students also benefit from access to high-profile guest speakers from across the industry.

A dynamic community that is responsive to the changing face of the media industry, Birmingham School of Media is the perfect starting point to your media career.

Student guide to good practice in the use of media resources

This is not the definitive guide to the use of Birmingham School of Media’s resources, but a useful document that will enable and encourage you to adopt good practice when using those resources. By doing this it will create an environment of greater care and safety for yourself and the equipment that you will be using.

Download the guide

Contact Us

For more information on any aspect of studying here at Birmingham School of Media, contact us on +44 (0)121 331 5719 or media@bcu.ac.uk.