Why Study at BCU?
contemporary, flexible courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
invested in facilities to keep learning experiences industry relevant.
teaching staff who come from and retain their links with industry.
of our courses are accredited by respected professional bodies.
Birmingham City University is based in the heart of the UK’s second-largest city, with all the social and professional opportunities that brings. We’ve transformed our courses to help make you more employable and we've transformed our campuses to provide the best possible learning environment. Study with us and you’ll be at the heart of it all.
Employability: Getting a graduate job
Employability is at the heart of all our courses but it doesn't end in the classroom. Take a look at how we help you get a job both during and after your degree.
Graduate + makes sure everything you do at university counts, and shows employers your skills.More about BCU Graduate+
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
If you hold an offer to study with us in 2023/24 and exceed our published entry requirements, you could be eligible for a £1,000 scholarship.Up-Grade
The majority of courses give you the chance to go on placement and other courses will offer you the choice of a placement year.Placements at BCU
Studying or working abroad can be a life-changing opportunity that lets you gain new skills and experience different cultures.Go Abroad
We advertise a lot of our roles to students first, and Birmingham is full of shops, bars and part time work opportunities.Student jobs at BCU
Student Life in Birmingham
Bars, restaurants, theatre, music, night life, street food - Birmingham has everything. There are over 150 designer retailers in the famous Bullring alone. Come and see why Birmingham has the UK's largest student population outside London!
Is it easy to get to Birmingham City University?
Planes, trains and automobiles? 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 are so many ways to get around.
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Transforming our campus
We've invested £340 million across our buildings and facilities to give you the best possible learning environment.