Abhishek Dutt - India Country Coordinator for Birmingham City University, visited the Hotcourses India office and gave a quick overview of BCU's links with the industry and the various programmes on offer.
Birmingham is the UK's second largest city after London and offers students a variety of higher education options. Birmingham City University is based out of the City Centre and has been on a massive expansion spree over the last five years. BCU has strong partnerships with industry leaders like SAP, Cisco, Jaguar-Land Rover, Bentley, Morgan Motor Company and Cartier. BCU is well known for its excellent graduate employment track record.
BCU's areas of strength include Mechanical Engineering, Enterprise System Management, Computer Science, Cyber-Security, Design and Automobile Engineering. BCU's School of Law is accredited by the Bar Council of India and students on completion of their Law programme at BCU can work as lawyers in India.
BCU holds the distinction of being only one of eight universities in the world, which help develop SAP's 'Industry Curriculum'. This curriculum is followed by all leading SAP training providers. BCU has a strong alumni network and there have been quite a few students from India who has succeeded in their chosen profession.
Birmingham as a city is quite affordable and students just have to spend about GBP 8,000 a year on food, accommodation and living. A number of scholarships are also on offer for Indian students. Prospective applicants can contact BCU through Hotcourses India for more information.