Birmingham City University Online Application

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Birmingham City University Online Application

We advise you to apply as early as possible to maximise your chances of success. You should also take into consideration the time it takes to obtain visa clearance and make any other arrangements you need to before a lengthy stay in the UK.

There are three ways to apply:

Your application

To access the application form, please see the ‘How to apply’ section of the course page you are interested in.



Direct to the University

You’ll need to complete an online application form and submit it, along with scans of your original academic transcripts and certificates.

You’ll also have to complete the Equal Opportunity section, which is required by UK law.

If you require any assistance please email your completed forms to:

Completing your form

Please make sure your application includes:

  • Requested transcripts
  • Certificates
  • References
  • Your portfolio
  • Copy of your passport

Through a country representative

Our in-country representatives can help you make your application and apply for a visa, as well as offering important advice on travel, living in the UK and studying abroad.

Please see our Help in your country page for further information

Through UCAS

If you’re applying for an undergraduate degree or a Higher National Diploma (HND), you can apply through the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

You can request a printed form from your school or nearest British Council office.

There is a charge for applying through UCAS – please see the UCAS website for full details and methods of payment.

Masters degrees (Postgraduate taught courses)

For postgraduate courses including PgCert, PgDip, MA, MSc, MMus and MBA, you need to apply to us directly – the application forms can be found on the relevant course page.


Postgraduate taught

Applications will be considered at any time up until the course start date, although we advise you to apply well in advance to allow plenty of time to arrange your visa, accommodation and deal with any other issues ahead of your studies in the UK.