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Birmingham City University

Location:

Birmingham

Famous For:

One of the UK’s most innovative universities

International Fees (UG):

Starting from £12,000

International Fees (PG):

Starting from £12,000

UK/EU Fees (UG):

Starting from £12,000

UK/EU Fees (PG):

Starting from £12,000

Available For:

International, Bulgaria, Poland and Romanian students (Non other EU and UK students)

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About Us

With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and increasingly popular place to study. We put students at the heart of everything we do, giving them the best opportunities for future success. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates. We put £270 million into the regional economy and support thousands of jobs in the area. We're investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our city centre campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities. The Complete University Guide ranked us as a top 30 UK university for spending on facilities in 2015. Our staff and student community is defined by our core values, which outline who we are as a University and how we will work with each other. Our core values are Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity.

Birmingham City University is a modern and dynamic international university, with staff, students and alumni from more than 100 countries worldwide. The UK’s second largest city after London, home to more than 65,000 students and one of England’s most modern, diverse and rapidly growing cities. You’ll find a diverse and welcoming environment at Birmingham City University. The courses are highly practical and career focused, and many are accredited by professional bodies - This means that you'll gain qualifications that are prized by employers, giving you an important advantage in the job market.

 

Summer School

Birmingham City University’s International Summer School offers you the perfect opportunity to spend three weeks sampling UK university life, as well as giving you the chance to enhance your academic skills and visit some of the UK’s historic towns and cities. We offer you a unique study experience, providing an exciting list of course choices, social events, field trips and cultural activities. We strive to help you on your journey to becoming a confident, reflective and independent student. We’ll help you to deepen your knowledge in your chosen areas of study and, at the same time, give you the opportunity to improve your academic skills and explore the city of Birmingham, and the UK as a whole. We are confident that studying at Birmingham City University will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. It’s a chance to experience a UK university, improve your skills, practise your English and, above all, have fun!

 

Why?

  • Investing in your future - Although we have a rich heritage, we’re constantly investing in improvements to our facilities, ensuring that you benefit from a state-of-the-art learning environment. Our £260 million investment programme includes the new state-of-the-art Curzon Building at our City Centre Campus, a new £57 million home for Birmingham Conservatoire due to open in 2017 and a £41 million investment in our City South Campus.
  • Increasing your employability - Our commitment to developing graduates with the skills and experience employers need means that within six months of graduating, 94 per cent of UK undergraduate students are in employment or further study (DLHE survey 2014/15). Whatever subjects you choose, we focus on giving you up-to-date knowledge and real-world experience, so you’ll be ready to launch into your chosen career. Find out more about our commitment to your employability.
  • Learn from the best - From the UK's leading criminologist to a former director of top pub and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers, our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry, ensuring you benefit from their knowledge and insight. Our schools and courses regularly rank highly in national league tables. Relevant research - In the most recent audit of our research expertise - the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) – 90 per cent of Birmingham City University’s total submission was judged to have delivered ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact externally.
  • Earn while you learn - Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty - Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for temporary and casual staffing roles at the University, providing experience in crucial aspects of job application, as well as employability skills to take into the workplace.
  • Innovative teaching - We’ve invested in innovative student support, such as groundbreaking mobile learning and teaching research which brings our courses to life, including the Virtual Case Creator - a pioneering online simulation tool for Health students; the School of Law's Virtual Solicitors' Office; and the School of Education's virtual school. Our online learning site, Moodle, provides 24-hour access to resources and flexible approaches to learning.
  • Working in partnership - We work with our students to ensure we are meeting your needs and aspirations at all times. When you enrol at Birmingham City University, either for the first time or as a returning student, you enter into a formal agreement with the University, with responsibilities on both sides. Find out what our students said about us in the National Student Survey.
  • Professional relevance - We pride ourselves on the range of professional accreditations - almost 40 at the last count - and the number of successful industry partnerships we have. Professional bodies accrediting our courses include the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, British Psychological Society, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Health and Care Professions Council and Royal Institute of British Architects.
  • Encouraging entrepreneurship - ASK@BCU online employer mentoring teams students up with alumni and employer mentors to provide industry insight, employability skills and contacts.
  • Industry partnerships - Many of our courses offer work placements with leading companies – offering vital opportunities to get your foot in the door. Microsoft, Cisco and Sony are just some of the major brands we have links with. Working closely with these companies enables us to develop cutting-edge curricula and collaborate on course projects.
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