|Type of course||Method of application||When to apply|
|Full-time undergraduate courses (excluding Conservatoire courses, BA (Hons) Acting and Foundation Course in Acting)||Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)||Between the beginning of October and 15 January*. Applications may be submitted after this date, but we cannot guarantee that they will be considered.
*The following exceptions have a deadline of 24 March: BA (Hons) Art and Design, BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Visual Communication.
|Part-time undergraduate courses||Direct to Birmingham City University||Flexible – but check with faculties as some courses may be very popular and require an application to be made early on in the academic year leading up to the course start date.|
|Conservatoire undergraduate courses (practice-based music courses)||Conservatoires UK Admissions Service (CUKAS)||7 July - 1 October|
|BA (Hons) Acting||Direct to Birmingham City University||On-time deadline for applications - 15 January. 'Late' deadline for applications - 30 April (NB 'Late' applications cannot be guaranteed an audition and may be subject to a higher audition cost if extra audition sessions need to be arranged)|
|Foundation Course in Acting||Direct to Birmingham City University||Apply by 31 July. Those wishing to apply after this date should contact Birmingham School of Acting first to check whether an application will be accepted.|
|Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care||Direct to Birmingham City University||We are flexible about when applications can be submitted as long as vacancies remain on the course.|
|Gemmological Association Diploma/Diamond Diploma/British Horological Institute certificates||Direct to Birmingham City University||We are flexible about when applications can be submitted as long as vacancies remain on the course.|