There's so much going on in Birmingham – from the buzzy street markets to the unmissable transformation of the whole city and our campus. Study here at you'll be at the heart of it all.
The best way to explore what the University has to offer is to come and see us in person. Our Open Days provide the perfect opportunity to chat to our staff and students, and check out our first-rate facilities.
Our student, Hafsa, takes you on a grand tour of Birmingham. Why not see the sights after your open day?
You can book on accommodation tours at our Open Day! For now, take a look at University Locks, our newest accommodation building.
We have industry links with a range of companies from Birmingham and beyond. Ask about placement opportunities at our Open Day
Here's our top reasons to choose Birmingham City University.
We're committed to developing graduates with the skills employers need - 94 per cent are in employment or further study within six months (DLHE Survey 2014/15).
We've invested £260 million in industry-standard, state-of-the-art facilities to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.
Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles at the University, gaining experience in crucial aspects of job applications and valuable feedback on your work.
You'll have the chance to gain industry and professional practice experience through work placements and Erasmus years abroad. We work with companies like Microsoft, Jaguar Land Rover and Sky UK.
To welcome all new undergraduate degree students starting in 2017 or 2018, we're giving away at least £150 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways.
Many of our courses have internationally recognised accreditations, such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).
Study with us and you will be located at the heart of the dynamic city of Birmingham – with all the social and employment possibilities that brings.
From one of the UK’s most well known criminologists to a ‘Hot 100’ jeweller, our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry.
Almost 90 per cent of our research was judged to have delivered ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ external impact (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Planes, trains and automobiles? Well maybe not planes. Birmingham is full of transport links, from the newly refurbished Grand Central Station, providing a way to work and study in Birmingham for people all across the country, to the newly extended Metro system, there a so many ways to get around.
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We've been a little bit busy over the last few years spending £260 million transforming our campuses and facilities. You could be one of the first Open Day visitors to see the end result of our huge campus and facilities investment.
The extension will be home to our new suite of sports and life sciences courses, with a range of specialist laboratories learning facilities.
This 100,000 square foot extension to our Curzon Building offers teaching and learning space for 3,000 students and staff within more than 650 rooms.
A unique contemporary building, incorporating a 500-seat concert hall, private rehearsal and practice rooms, and teaching spaces for musicians.
What's an Open Day for anyway? Check out the things you'll be able to see, what you'll learn and how to navigate your university Open Days.
What do I wear? Who do I bring? Do I even need to go? So many questions come to mind when thinking about going to University Open Days. We've put some advice together to help you ahead of our next Open Day.Discover More
Trying to decide if a uni is the one for you in a matter of hours is like accepting a marriage proposal after a first date.
To help you take in all the info you need, we've put together a guide to help you make the most of your day. You could even go home with some useful facts about BCU, like our visitors in this video.Learn more
If you want to know what it's really like to study at Birmingham City University, there's no better people to ask than the students who are already here doing it. They'll be able to answer all your questions - big or small - and show you around the campus too. Make sure you say hello!