University of Birmingham UK Acceptance Rate

University of Birmingham UK Acceptance Rate

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Entry requirements

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from academically qualified students all over the world.

The application process has several aspects to it, including qualifications, experience and your references. To check the equivalence of your qualification to UK entrance requirements, please visit your country page


English language requirements

In order to benefit from your studies, you need to demonstrate that you have a good level of written and spoken English before taking up a place here. These entry requirements also apply to Study Abroad students.


Foundation programme

The University offers a specific high quality foundation programme for international students. Learn more about academic and English entry requirements


Learn more

For advice on entry requirements or English language requirements for specific courses, contact the Admissions Tutor listed in the course entry or visit the relevant department’s website. For general advice, email: or telephone: +44 (0)121 415 8900.


How to apply

Apply for your postgraduate course using course finder. By clicking on the specific programme you wish to apply for you will be directed to an application specifically designed for your programme where you will create your account with the University and submit your application and supporting documents online.

Your application is specifically designed for the programme you choose to apply for and it is sensitive to the answers you provide as you proceed through the application. See our application guidance notes for postgraduate taught fee paying programmes and all other postgraduate taught/research programmes.

Once you have submitted an online application you will be sent details of how to enter your applicant portal.

Your portal experience will allow you to send and receive communications to and from the University. You will be able to track the progress of your application at every stage of the admissions process; update your personal information, view decisions and accept any offers you may receive.