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Financial Support for Undergraduates

These pages are designed to help you understand the financial side for undergraduate study by explaining what you will have to pay and what support is available both from the government and from Birmingham City University.

If you are studying or interested in a Health course, the information on this page may not be relevant, and you may wish to visit our funding information for NHS students.

How we spend our money

As a University, most of our income comes directly from our students and their tuition fees. That’s why we like to tell you how our money comes in and more importantly, where we spent it.

Our accounts explained

The information provided on this page is applicable to students resident in England. The student support will vary for students from other parts of the UK. If you are resident in either, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland please refer to the information sources below:

Additionally students from another EU country may be entitled to a tuition fee loan to cover fees, however generally speaking support for living costs would not be available. If you are a student from the EU for more information regarding what support is available please visit the Direct Gov website.

150 credit

£150 Credit

The University is offering new Home and EU students enrolling in the 2020/21 or 2021/22 academic year £150 credit to spend, giving you the best possible start to life at BCU.

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Meet or Beat scholarship

Meet or Beat Scholarship

We want all our students to achieve their full potential. So, if you Meet or Beat our published entry requirements, you could be eligible for a £1,000 scholarship.

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BCU Santander Scholarship

The High Achievers Recognition Scheme and the Academic Awards Scheme in collaboration with Santander Universities offer 9 scholarships across BCU.

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