Birmingham City University

country rank  64
world rank  749

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University Overview

Founded in 1992, Birmingham City University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Birmingham (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), West Midlands. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, Birmingham City University (BCU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. Birmingham City University (BCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym BCU
Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1843 as Birmingham Government School of Design
Motto Age Quod Agis
Do what you are doing; attend to your business

University Location

Address University House, 15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham
B5 5JU West Midlands
United Kingdom
Tel +44 (121) 331 5000
Fax +44 (121) 331 6314

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 15 Edencroft
Birmingham B15 2LW
07941375617
(121) 331 5595

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Birmingham City University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1992


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • British Psychological Society
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
  • Landscape Institute
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Gemmological Association of Great Britain
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Health and Care Professions Council


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • MillionPlus
  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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