Reasons to study with us
There really is something for everyone here at University College Birmingham. World-class facilities following a £160 million investment into new campuses, equipment and resources. Many courses accredited by the University of Warwick - ranked 8th in the UK in The Guardian 2023 league table.
A location in the heart of the country and the heart of Birmingham - surrounded by booming businesses, gorgeous green spaces and vibrant nightlife. Plus a magnificent mix of cultures right on your doorstep and fantastic connections to the rest of the UK and the world.
Find your ideal undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship or college course today and begin your future at the highest-ranking university in the region according to student choice (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023).
University of Warwick accreditation
A wide range of our undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, as well as some higher level apprenticeships, are accredited and awarded by the University of Warwick, a prestigious Russell Group university ranked 8th in the UK by The Guardian 2023 league table.
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Exceptional results: University ranked first for postgraduate support and resources
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University College Birmingham continues to champion student satisfaction
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International winner and Uni of the Year runner-up in student choice awards
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Executive Dean presents research on improving regional skills gaps to Princess Anne
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Our latest blogs
Blog | What’s great about having a Warwick accredited degree?
At present, the University of Warwick is accrediting over 30 courses that can be studied full-time and part-time. These cover a w…Read more
Blog | Career and placement opportunities with University College Birmingham
With many businesses citing a lack of real-world experience as one of their biggest challenges when trying to recr…Read more
Guest Blog | How can I get tax-free university fees for my child?
As we head closer to the start of the new academic year, many soon-to-be university students are getting ready to move away f…Read more
Blog | Can I go through Clearing if I change my mind on my course?
There are many good reasons you might choose to access a course through the Clearing system, so don’t think of it as second…Read more
Blog | What support is there if I’m struggling with my mental health?
Having really good mental health support from your university is absolutely vital and you should never feel you’re alone…Read more
Blog | Why working part-time along study pays off
A great deal of our students, from college students to those at higher education level, work part-time alongside their studies.Read more
Blog | Seven reasons to come to a uni open day
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Student Blog | Five films that inspire and motivate you to study
Sometimes you are just in need of something to relight your fire and drive. Here are some films that show us what ambition, mo…Read more
Blog | Struggling with the cost of living? Our top tips
Let’s face it, we all need to make our money go a lot further these days, from heating bills to rising food prices and transport costs…Read more
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If you are like me, who has travelled (or plans to travel) to the UK to study a master’s either in culinary…Read more