Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University is a modern public university in the city of Birmingham, England. The university population is around 24,000 students, it is the second largest of five universities in the city.  It has three main campuses serving four faculties, and offers courses in art and design, business, the built environment, computing, education, engineering, English, healthcare, law, the performing arts, social sciences, and technology.

Roughly half of the university's full-time students are from the West Midlands, and a large percentage of these are from ethnic minorities. The university runs access and foundation programmes through an international network of associated universities and further education colleges, and has the highest intake of foreign students in the Birmingham area.

Popular Course

Accountancy and Finance

  • BA (Hons) Accountancy

  • BA (Hons) Accountancy and Business

  • MBus Accounting *

  • Association of Chartered Certifies Accountants (ACCA)

Acting and Theatre

  • Foundation for Actor Training

  • BA (Hons) Acting

  • BA (Hons) Applied Performance
    (Community and Education)

  • BA (Hons) Stage Management

Advertising, marketing and PR

  • BA (Hons) Business and Marketing

  • BA (Hons) Business and Marketing
    (Professional Practice)

  • BA (Hons) International Marketing (Top-Up)

  • BA (Hons) Marketing

  • BA (Hons) Marketing (Professional Practice)

  • BA (Hons) Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations

  • BA (Hons) Marketing , Advertising and Public Relations (Professional Practice)

Architecture and design

  • BA (Hons) Architecture (RIBA Part 1 Exemption)

  • BA (Hons) Interior Design

  • BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture

  • BA (Hons) Product Design

Art, design and visual communication

  • BA (Hons) Art and Design

  • BA (Hons) Design for Theatre, Performance and Events

  • HND Fine Art

  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication
    (Film and Animation)

  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication
    (Graphic Communication)

  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication (Illustration)

  • BA (Hons) Visual Communication (Photography)

Built Environment

  • BSc (Hons) Architecture Technology

  • HNC Building Services Engineering

  • BA (Hons) Building Surveying

  • BEng (Hons)/MEng Civil Engineering
    (optional foundation year)

  • HNC Consturction

  • BA (Hons) Construction Management

  • BA (Hons) Quantity Surveying

  • BA (Hons) Real Estate

Business and Management

  • BA (Hons) Business

  • BA (Hons) Business (Professional Practice)

  • BA (Hons) Business Administration (Top-Up)

  • BA (Hons) Business and Economics

  • BA (Hons) Business and Finance

  • BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management

  • BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management (Professional Practice)

  • HNC Business and Management

  • HND Business and Management

  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

  • BA (Hons) Business and Management
    (Professional Practice)

  • BA (Hons) Economics and Finance

  • BA (Hons) International Business (Top-Up)

  • BA (Hons) International Finance (Top-Up)

  • BA (Hons) Leadership and Management Practice (work-based)

Computing and Technology

  • BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Networks

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science

  • BSc (Hons) Enterprise Information Systems

  • BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing

  • BSc (Hons) Information and Communication Technology


  • BA (Hons) Criminology

  • BA (Hons) Criminology and Security Studies

  • BA (Hons) Criminology, Policing and Investigation

Education and teacher training

  • BA (Hons) Children and Integrated Professional Care

  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science with ICT with secondary education*

  • BA (Hons) Conductive Education

  • BSc (Hons) Design and Technology with
    secondary education*

  • BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies

  • Fda Early Years

  • BA (Hons) Educational Studies

  • BA (Hons) Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status


  • BEng (Hons)/MEng Automotive Engineering
    (optional foundation year)

  • BEng (Hons)/MEng Electronics Engineering
    (optional foundation year)

  • BEng (Hons)/MEng Manufacturing Engineering (optional foundation year)

  • BEng (Hons)/MEng Mechanical Engineering
    (optional foundation year)

  • BSc (Hons) Motorsports Technology


  • BA (Hons) English

  • BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing

  • BA (Hons) English and Drama

  • BA (Hons) English and Journalism*

  • BA (Hons) English and Media

  • Foundation Certificate English for Academic Purposes

  • BA (Hons) English Literature

  • BA (Hons) English Literature and English Language Studies

Fashion and textiles

  • BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Promotion

  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design

  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design with Design for Performance

  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design with Fashion Accessories

  • BA (Hons)Fashion Design with Fashion Communication

  • BA (Hons) Fashion Design with Garment Technology

  • BA (Hons) Textile Design

  • BA (Hons) Textile Design (Constructed Textiles)

  • BA (Hons) Textile Design (Embroidery)

  • BA (Hons) Textile Design
    (Printed Textiles and Surface Design)

  • BA (Hons) Textile Design (Retail Management)

Health and social care

  • BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography

  • CertHE Health and Social Care

  • FdSc Health and Social Care

  • BSc (Hons) Medical Ultrasound

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery

  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery Shortened Programme

  • BSc (Hons) Nursing – Adult

  • BSc (Hons) Nursing – Child

  • Sc (Hons) Nursing – Learning Disability

  • BSc (Hons) Nursing – Mental Health

  • DipHE Operating Department Practice

  • BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice

  • BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

  • BSc (Hons) Public Health

  • BSc (Hons) Radiotherapy

  • FdSc Rehabilitation Work (Visual Impairment)

  • BSc (Hons) Social Work

  • BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy

Jewellery and silversmithing

  • Gemmological Association Foundation Certificate/ Gemmology Diploma/ Gemmology Diamond Diploma

  • BSc (Hons) Gemmology and Jewellery Studies

  • BA (Hons) Horology

  • Creative Self Development Jewellery and Silversmithing

  • HND Jewellery and Silversmithing – Design for Industry (Top-Up)

  • BA (Hons) Jewellery Design and Related Products

  • School of Jewellery Summer and Bespoke Short Courses

Life Science

  • BSc (Hons) Nutrition Science*

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences*

  • MEng Biomedical Engineering

Media and Multimedia Technology

  • BSc (Hons) Digital Media Technology 

  • BSc (Hons) Film Production Technology 

  • BSc (Hons) Film Technology and Visual Effects

  • BA (Hons) Interactive Entertainment (Digital Art)

  • BSc (Hons) Interactive Entertainment
    (Digital Marketing)

  • BSc (Hons) Interactive Entertainment
    (Games Development)

  • HND Media and Communication 148 BA (Hons)
    | Media and Communication

  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication
    (Event and Exhibition Industries)

  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication (Journalism)

  •  BA (Hons) Media and Communication
    (Media Photography)

  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication
    (Music Industries)

  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication
    (New Media)

  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication
    (Public Relations) 

  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication (Radio)

  • BA (Hons) Media and Communication (Television)

  • BSc (Hons) Music Technology

  • BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production


  • BMus (Hons) Jazz

  • BMus (Hons) Music

  • BA (Hons) Music Business

  • BA (Hons) Popular Music (Top-Up)

  • BMus Popular Music Performance

  • HND Popular Music Practice

Social Sciences

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Business

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Marketing

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology with Sociology

  • BA (Hons) Sociology

  • BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology

Sport and Exercise science

  • BSc (Hons) Physical Education and School Sport*

  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science*

  • BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Nutrition*

  • BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy*



*subject to approval