Birmingham City University

country rank  77
world rank  936

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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 medium-sized city of Birmingham (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), West Midlands. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Birmingham City University (BCU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym BCU
Founded 1992 Origins date back to 1843
Motto Age Quod Agis
Do what you are doing; attend to your business

University Location

Address University House, 15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
B5 5JU West Midlands
United Kingdom
T +44 (121) 331 5000
F +44 (121) 331 6314

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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 Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 15 Edencroft
Birmingham B15 2LW
+44 07941375617
(121) 331 5595

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Birmingham City University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Million+
  • Universities UK

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019