University College Birmingham


  • Location: City

About us

With award-winning support, a £160 million investment into our five campuses and facilities and with many degrees accredited by the University of Warwick, ranked 8th in the UK in The Guardian 2023 league table, we are a university dedicated to ensuring students excel.

Voted the highest-ranking university in the region at this year’s Whatuni Student Choice Awards, as voted by students, our diverse and inclusive institution in the heart of one of England’s biggest, youngest and most dynamic cities specialises in a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees developed with and supported by industry.

Subject areas include nursing, physiotherapy and psychology, computer science and cyber security, finance and accounting, sport, education, tourism, hospitality and creative industries. We have also expanded into STEM subjects in the fields of sustainable engineering and construction, supported by the likes of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Institute of Technology.

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Five reasons to choose University College Birmingham

Birmingham is a place of culture. We pride ourselves on welcoming all students, and ensuring we provide you with the correct tools to succeed.

What makes us different

A smaller university, but with big industry connections, we have a very diverse student community and are committed to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to succeed in a supportive environment. Our students vouch for this and this year, we proudly won silver for exceptional student support at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards, winning the overall award in 2022.

Our Centre for Academic Skills and English (CASE) provides 1-2-1 tailored academic support, and through Hired, students can tap into placements through our network of over 1,000 employer partners, who also deliver guest talks, and employer advisory boards.

We also offer first-class mental health and wellbeing and disability support, and financial support, including scholarships, bursaries and our hardship fund.

Easily connected to the rest of the UK and the world, our location is also a draw for students as we are surrounded by booming businesses, gorgeous green spaces, vibrant nightlife and a mix of cultures on our doorstep.

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The teaching was fantastic, and the courses were highly engaging and fun while developing my knowledge. I learned many skills during my studies which shaped me to be the person I am now.”

James Whiting - tourism business management student
Co-founder of the multi-million-pound Skinny Food Co.
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University College Birmingham

Summer Row, Birmingham, B3 1JB

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Summer Row, Birmingham, B3 1JB