Making your Application

To apply for a full-time and part-time college course at UCB, you will need to complete our online application form:


If you have any questions regarding completing your application, please contact our Admissions team:

By telephone: 0121 232 4106

By emailfeadmissions@ucb.ac.uk

Supporting your studies

If you have disclosed any additional needs such as a disability or specific learning need, and you have any questions relating to the support services available at UCB, please contact the Centre for Academic Skills and English (CASE):

By telephone: 0121 604 1000 Ext: 2622/2623

By email: s.legg@ucb.ac.uk (Sharon Legg) or pat.jones@ucb.ac.uk (Pat Jones)

Health and wellbeing

Alternatively, If you require any support with your health and well-being or have any questions relating to this, please contact the Health & Wellbeing team:

By telephone: 0121 604 1000 Ext: 2220

By email: counselling@ucb.ac.uk (Counsellor)

What happens next?

You will receive an email confirming the receipt of your application.  Included within this email is a link to book your interview date.  All applicants are required to attend an interview, so it is important that you book a date that suits you.

If you are still at school or college, or recently left you will need to bring the following with you when you attend your interview:

  • Year 11 report (or Year 10 Report if Year 11 not available)
  • Attendance report
  • Work experience report
  • A piece of school work or an assignment

If you are a mature applicant, or if you left school some time ago, you will instead need to bring the following with you to your interview:

  • A reference from your previous school, college, or employer
  • Copies of your certificates

Additional information

If you have disclosed a physical or mental health disability, a health condition or learning need, you will also need to provide supporting evidence of these to your interview. This could be:

  • A Medical diagnosis / letter from  GP or other health professional /medical report
  • Evidence of additional support received by a school or college
  • An Educational Psychologist Report
  • Any assessment material or paperwork e.g. for exam concessions
  • An Individual Learning Support Plan / Educational Plan
  • An SEN Statement
  • An Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP)
  • Other official documentation that supports your disclosure 

What happens at your Interview?

Your interview will include:

  • A tour
  • A course presentation
  • An assessment of your English and Maths skills
  • An interview with a member of the teaching staff
  • An informal meeting with a member of staff from the Centre for Academic Skills and English (CASE) and/or Health & Wellbeing Team if you have disclosed a disability, medical condition or learning requirement on your application form. This is to discuss:
    • How UCB can support your learning and/or mental health needs
    • Agree if attending at a transition event would be beneficial for you

When will I hear if I have a place?

Providing we have all the information which you have been asked to bring with you; we aim to confirm a verbal offer of a place at UCB on the day of your interview. We will also send you an official confirmation email within seven days.

For further information regarding the interview process please visit “ Your Interview ” page .

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