School of Media Student Experience

Birmingham School of Media, conveniently located in the centre of Birmingham, England, is equipped with fantastic media facilities and some of the best filming studios in Europe.

The city with the youngest population in Europe, thriving with creative and digital media enterprises – Birmingham is the perfect place to study for a media degree and launch your career.

Student information

Our Campus and Facilities

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the largest University TV studio, are housed within purpose-built Industry level studios, part of our City Centre Campus.

Our Campus

Student Placements

With the chance to gain experience in everything from TV to public relations, you too could be industry ready by the time you graduate. 

Placements at BCU

Our Graduates

Our graduates have gone onto great things: we hope their stories inspire you.

Our Graduates

Our Blog

This blog showcases news, views and successes from staff and students who are shaping the media landscape of tomorrow.

Student Support

Making the transition to university can be a big step at any age. That's why we're on hand to offer advice, support and knowledge on a wide range of issues.

Student support at BCU

Scratch radio

Scratch Radio is the official student radio station of Birmingham City Students' Union, broadcasting across the University's five campuses and DAB.


Tune in


The HuffPost Centre for Journalism at Birmingham City University is the first partnership of its kind, giving students the chance to take advantage of a range of opportunities on a global scale.

HuffPost Centre for Journalism

More information

  • Accommodation

  • Admissions

  • Student support

  • Social media

  • Coronavirus


Find your home from home at BCU. Queen’s Hospital Close offers hassle-free accommodation located on Bath Row, which is just a 20-minute walk to City South Campus and less than a mile from the Bull Ring’s renowned shopping and the city centre’s restaurants and bars.

More about accommodation


Read our admission FAQs to get your application questions answered. If your question isn’t covered, we have all the details of how to get in touch.

More about admissions

Student support

From disability and mental health support to CV and job interview training, BCU ensures you have all you need during your time here – and beyond – to succeed and flourish in your studies and career.

More about student support

Social media

Follow our social media channels and discover more about life at BCU, including what the University and city will offer you if you study here.

More about social media


For information and updates in relation to coronavirus, including details on how we are supporting our applicants, please see our dedicated webpages.

More about coronavirus