The University of Birmingham City (BCU) was initially known as Birmingham College of Art and was founded in 1843.
In 1971, it was founded as a polytechnic and in 1992 it was recognized as a university. It is the second largest of the five universities in the region. In 2007 it was renamed the University of Birmingham City as a result of the pride and dedication of the university to the city.
According to the complete university guide, it is the second largest of five universities in the city and the third of the five. It has around 24,000 students from 80 countries.Its strengths are in the creative and performing arts.
University has two main campuses that include courses in the fields of art and design, business, the built environment ,computing, education, engineering, English, healthcare, law, social sciences, technology and the performing arts.
Center Campus is composed of five buildings, The Joseph Priestley and The Royal Birmingham Conservatories: The Curzons, Millennium Point andThe Parkside House.
The City South Campus comprises three houses: the Seacole Tower, the Bevan House and the Ravensbury House. It consists of 3 schools.Faculty of Health is located at the Edgbaston South Campus, in southern City Centre.
Birmingham is UK's second largest city. It has 5 colleges and more than 65,000 students as a major student centre.
The cityscape has been rejuvenated and Birmingham has been elevated as the largest European city by significant developments and cultural change.
Birmingham is a major European town with spectacular architecture, art, music, theatre, and sports facilities, excellent nightlife, great shopping and food including the world-famous Bullring Centre.
The town is also surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Its location in the center of the city makes it a convenient base from where you can explore Britain and Europe; the city, with its own international airport, is less than two hours away from London by road and by train. Warwick, Stratford, Peak District and Wales are easily accessible.
Birmingham City University has been awarded silver status for its quality of teaching in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.
Student Teacher Ratio
|MBA (1 Courses)||18 month||GBP 15400|
|Engineering (6 Courses)||1 Year - 3 Year||GBP 9250 - GBP 12000|
|Science (2 Courses)||3 Year - 4 Year||GBP 9250|
|Arts (3 Courses)||1 Year - 3 Year||GBP 9250 - GBP 12000|
|Information Technology (IT) (4 Courses)||1 Year - 3 Year||GBP 9250 - GBP 12000|
|Banking & Finance (1 Courses)||2 year||GBP 12000|
|Management (4 Courses)||1 Year - 3 Year||GBP 9250 - GBP 12000|
|Arts||IELTS , ielts|
|Banking & Finance||IELTS|
|Engineering||IELTS , ielts|
|Information Technology (IT)||IELTS , ielts|
|Management||ielts , IELTS|
IELTS for UG and PG –
The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.
|Application Cost||20-26 GBP for UCAS|
|Accreditation||ACCA, CIMA, RIBA, and, many others|
|Average Cost of Attendance||18,086.5-27,575.5 GBP|
This figure is an estimate of the basic living costs during the first nine months of studies, which covers most expenses including average tuition fees.
|Items||Amount per annum in GBP|
|Tuition and fees||5,700-13,200|
|Books and supplies||450|
|Utilities like gas, laundry, electricity, etc||2,355|
|Miscellaneous such as TV license, telephone cost, police registration, subscriptions, etc||490.5|
|Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average)||MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452|
|Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK||£850 to £1,050 a month|
|Entrance Exams in UK||TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590|
|Work and Study in UK||Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.|
|Post Study Work Permit in UK||2 Year after graduation depending on the course.|
|Cost of Student Visa in UK||£348|
|Student Visa in UK||Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.|
|Intakes in UK||There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.|
|Top Job Sectors in UK||IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.|
|Economy in UK||Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal|