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Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University



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Birmingham City University, with 22,500 students from 80 countries, is a large, diverse & increasingly popular place for international students.

  • Top 30 University for Placing students in graduate level jobs
  • industry experienced staff + international industry links
  • GBP 260m investment in new campus
  • Accommodation options in university owned and private halls

About Birmingham City University

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Birmingham City University is a vibrant and multicultural university in the heart of a modern and diverse city-Birmingham, the UK, which has recently been named by Rough Guide as one of the 'top 10 cities in the world'. The University is conveniently placed, with Birmingham International Airport nearby and first-rate transport connections to London and the rest of the UK.

Highlights of The City of Birminghmam:

  • The UK's second largest city
  • 80 minutes from London
  • GBP94 billion regional economy
  • Its huge student population creates friendly, vibrant atmosphere
  • Lively city with some of the best nighlife in the UK 

With around 22,500 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and increasingly popular place to study. It puts students at the heart of everything it does and offers them the best opportunities. The University’s International Office was also the winner of a prestigious Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for 2011.

The University’s reputation for excellence is soaring globally, given its links with industry and its focus on practical, vocational learning. Some of the courses lead to work placements in leading companies like Microsoft, CISCO and Sony.

Study Options

It offers a variety of programmes covering a wide range of subjects at the foundation, bachelors, masters and PhD levels. There is no application fee and admissions are on a rolling basis. A range of English Language programmes are also offered specifically for international students who need to improve their language skills in order to reach the required standard to study at Birmingham City University. The MBA is extremely popular among students from India and freshers without work-experience can apply to study the MBA. 

Entry Requirements for Indian Students

Undergraduate courses 

  • Successful completion of the 12th Standard Higher Secondary School Certificate / CBSE / ICSE, with an average grade of 65 per cent or above with 60 per cent in Maths (where applicable) at Standard X.
  • For BEng degrees - Successful completion of the 12th Standard Higher Secondary School Certificate with an average of grade 70 per cent or above. Maths, Physics and Chemistry must all be offered at 70 per cent or above.
  • For School of Technology and Engineering BSc Degrees - Successful completion of the 12th Standard Higher Secondary School Certificate, with an average grade of 70 per cent or above. Maths at Standard X must be at 60% or above.

Postgraduate courses 

  • For Business - Successful completion of a three year degree with a minimum of 55 per cent in each year or 50 per cent from a five star university (i.e.: Delhi University, Mumbai University)
  • For Engineering - Successful completion of a B.E / B.Tech in the relevant field with a minimum of 60 per cent or 55 per cent from a five star university
  • For Computing - Successful completion of a three year degree with a minimum of 55 per cent in each year or 50 per cent from a five star university


The University offers the following partial scholarships to Indian students:

  • Undergraduate Scholarship-  £ 2,000
  • Postgraduate (if you attain a 2nd  class Bachelor's degree)- £  1,000
  • Postgraduate (if you attain a 1st  class Bachelor's degree) – £ 1.500


  • Applicants must be granted an unconditional offer and must have submitted their £3,000 deposit.
  • It is operated on a first come, first service basis.
  • Scholarships are discounted from programmes' tuition fees.

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Here's what Indian students are saying about their experience at Birmingham City University.

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When asked, 89% of reviewers recommend Birmingham City University

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Anonymous 5


Corporate governance

Matthew, United Kingdom 5

A rewarding experience

Studying on the MA Marketing course has been one of the most exciting and rewarding things I have ever done. The work is hard, but an MA means you get to focus on one area of the marketing discipline that you find really read full review
Joe, United Kingdom 4

Valuable contacts for life

I wanted to study a degree subject I loved and was guided by the university to its one year media technology foundation course before I pursued the BSC Music technology.

Swetha, India 5

Msc In Data Network and Security

I enjoyed studying in Birmingham City university.It is a technical innovation Center which is registered by Cisco. I did many live projects. The professors approach to the student requirements and pave them to success.

Sathish, India 4

Work hard to find a job...

The Masters program at Birmingham is good. My professors are good and the night life is superb in Birmingham. On the whole, I am enjoying myself.

Ananditha, India 4

It’s your journey and you have to push yourself

I am from New Delhi, India. I had a background of Fine arts and I wanted to specialize in Animation, therefore I applied to various universities in UK. Once I got selected in all the universities I applied for, I chose t read full review
Keerthi, India 3

Good course content

My University is good, but I would advise students check rankings and choose a University which best suits their criteria. I chose my program for the course content and my professors are very informative.

Parthiban, India 3

Not too much depth in the subject

I would not advice students to come and study here as I do not find any depth in the subject.

Nikhil, India 4


Well i m studying in university of central england and it is changing its name to birmingham city course is real estate management and its good .well the cost of living is about 5000 poundsand well jobs are read full review

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