Undergraduate study

Find your course

Undergraduate FAQs

  • What qualifications are available?

    Understand the type of course you're applying to.

  • What are the entry requirements?

    Figure out what you'll need to apply to study with us.

  • Can I study part-time?

    Many of our courses allow you to study part-time.

  • What support is available?

    Our support teams offer advice, information and practical support to all students who require mental health, disability, financial, academic, child care and careers support.

  • Can I get a prospectus?

    Our Undergraduate Prospectus provides details of over 150 undergraduate courses and what it's like to study with us.

  • Who can I contact?

    If you have questions about our courses or studying with us, our enquiries team are happy to help.

How to apply

Ready to start your application but not sure how? We've put together some useful advice to help you through the application process.

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Mature students

We welcome mature students to our courses and value the experience they bring. Around 60 per cent of our students are classed as mature.

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Studying at BCU

Student Finance

Finance is one of the key concerns when deciding to take a higher education course. We're here to help you with any questions or problems about fees, funding, budgeting or money management.

Financial support

Life in Birmingham

Join us at Birmingham City University and you will be studying right in the heart of a forward-looking and vibrant city with plenty to see and do just a few minutes’ walk from the campus.

Explore Birmingham

Student Support

If you choose to study at BCU you can be confident that your learning needs are our top priority and we have teams to fully support you.

Support services


Find your home from home at BCU. We offer eight halls of residence options, ranging from on-campus to inner-city living. You can take a virtual tour of each accommodation option to find the one for you.

Student Accommodation