BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY
With around 24,000 students from 80 countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and increasingly popular place to study. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. The 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. Our core values are Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity.
SOME KEY FACTS AND FIGURES
- 7th in the UK for employability – Over 97 per cent of our students are employed or in further study within six months of graduating.
- Upto £3,000 scholarship and £150 free credit for books and learning materials
- We’ve invested £260 million in our campuses and facilities
- Earn while you learn- Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – allows you to apply for paid roles at the University.
- You’ll also have the chance to gain industry and professional practice experience through work placements, mentoring schemes, Erasmus+ and Study Abroad exchanges overseas. We also work on course-related projects with companies and organisations like Microsoft, Cisco, Jaguar Land Rover, Sky UK and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
- Many of our courses have internationally recognised accreditations, such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).
- Learn from the best – From the UK’s leading criminologist to a ‘Hot 100’ jeweller, our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry, and are some of the leading figures in their fields.
City of Birmingham
Birmingham City, located in the West Midlands, England, is the largest and most populous British city outside London.
The city has six universities making it the largest centre of higher education in the country outside London. It has over 32,000 research students, also the highest number of any major city outside London.
Birmingham’s major cultural institutions – including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, the Library of Birmingham and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts – enjoy international reputations.
The city also hosts major campuses of the University of Law and BPP University, as well as the Open University’s West Midlands regional base.
Studying in Birmingham offers you the chance to live and work in the youngest major city in Europe with world-class restaurants, entertainment and shops. Birmingham is home to more than one million people from a range of different cultures and ethnic groups, 40 per cent of this population is 25 and younger.