Making your Application

You can apply for a further education course in a number of ways, depending on whether you are applying for a full-time or part-time course.

Full-time courses

For full-time courses, you will need to complete a University College Birmingham application form which you can do by completing our online application form or by downloading an application form and returning it to University College Birmingham:

If you have any queries regarding making an application, please contact Emma Penlington:

By telephone: 0121 232 4106


What happens next?

You will receive an email confirming receipt of your application.

All our applicants will be invited to an interview. We aim to hold interviews within 10 days of receiving your application.

If you are at school, you will need to bring the following to your interview:

  • Year 11 report (or Year 10 Report if Year 11 not available) and a photocopy of the report for our records
  • Attendance report
  • Work experience report
  • A piece of school work/assignment

If you have already left school, you will need to bring the following to your applicant event:

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

Your interview will take place with a member of the teaching staff. For courses in food and hair and beauty-related subjects, you will also be given a tour of the facilities.

As long as we have your references, we aim to tell you if you have a place on the day of your interview with an official confirmation letter within 7 days. 

If you have any queries after making your application, please contact Emma Penlington on the details above.