Country Specific Information - India


UCB is in the heart of Birmingham, a city with one of the youngest, most diverse populations in Europe – not to mention more than 65,000 students.

There is nowhere quite like University College Birmingham.  Not only are we Europe’s leading specialist in management courses for the culinary arts, hospitality and tourism management, but we are also situated in the heart of one of Britain’s most vibrant cities.  Our students enjoy the best of both worlds, academic and cultural.

Our vocational degree courses, experienced tutors and strong links with business give students the skills they need to tackle a career in a range of rapidly expanding industries.  As well as excellent tuition, we pride ourselves on being a friendly place to study.  As specialists, we are not a huge university: our facilities are spread over three sites within a few minutes’ walk of each building.

Students are never just a number at UCB: our doors are always open to help and support you throughout your studies.  In short, as a learning and life experience, UCB is hard to match.

If you would like to apply to study at UCB, you can either apply direct or you can apply through our UCB India office and the team will support and guide you through the application process.

Post Study Work Visa 

The UK Government has confirmed that the Graduate Immigration "Post Study Work" Route will open on 1 July 2021. The route will allow the UK to retain the brightest and the best international students to contribute to society and the economy post-study.

The route allows international students who complete a degree at undergraduate level or above in the summer of 2021 the opportunity to apply to stay in the UK to work or look for work at any skill level for two years.

This is excellent news for our students, who will have the opportunity to gain experience and build on their careers in the UK after graduating. Our hired@UCB careers, employability and placements service can support you to gain work experience during your studies at University College Birmingham.

For further information on this route, please visit the GOV.UK website and UKCISA.  

For specific enquiries please email

Entry requirements

Please find the entry level requirements below for students from India.

Masters Degrees - MA/MSc

A 3 Year Degree with an average of at least 60%

A 4 Year Degree with an overall average of at least 55%

Postgraduate diploma

Applicants holding a 3 Year Degree with an average between 55-60% or a 4 Year degree with an average between 50% and 55%, will be offered entry onto the Postgraduate Diploma in the first instance. Those achieving Masters level passes on the Postgraduate Diploma can proceed to the Masters gaining the award in the same amount of time as if they had initially registered on the Masters Programme initially.

Applicants applying for the MSc Finance & Accounting, please note the following entry requirements

* applicant should have studied in a closely-related discipline that will enable you to meet the academic rigour of the course and understand the finance and accounting modules.

Bachelor Degrees - BA/BSc

An overall average of at least 65% in 12th Standard from both State and Central Examination Boards.

Advanced entry to certain undergraduate degree programmes may be possible for students who hold a UK HND or India Diploma in a relevant subject.

English entry requirements

If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification to meet the entry requirements onto a degree programme.

English Entry requirements for students applying from India  

Board Minimum Requirement
CBSE 60%
ICSE 60%
Cambridge B Grade / 6 Pointer
Maharashtra State 60%
Andhra Pradesh 65%
Kerala 60%
Karnataka 60%
West Bengal 60%




Telangana 65%


If you do not have one of the above qualifications, please see here for the full list of accepted alternatives.

Masters MA/Msc

Culinary Arts and Hospitality related Courses

IELTS 6.0 with no element less than 5.5

Business/Events/Marketing/Finance/Aviation/Tourism/Education/ and Youth & Community Development

IELTS 6.5 with no element less than 6.0

Bachelors BA/BSc

Culinary Arts/Nutrition/Bakery/Sport and Hospitality related Courses

IELTS 6.0 with no element less than 5.5

Business/Events/Marketing/Finance/Aviation/Tourism/Education/Health & Social Care/Youth & Community

IELTS 6.5 with no element less than 6.0

Please note: Language skills can deteriorate over time if not used, UCB will only consider an English qualification if it has been taken in the last 24 months. If your English qualification was awarded over 2 years ago, you will have to sit the UCB English Proficiency Test.

Contact us

Apply to study at University College Birmingham

If you would like to apply to study at University College Birmingham, you can either apply through one of our agents or apply direct.


Contact our India office and educational agents

UCB India Office

Central and North India
Archna Singh
+91 9604374775

Paramus Education
Jaspreet Singh
Address: 7/9, Chandra Nivas,
Swami Vallabhdas Marg,
Sion (W), Mumbai – 400 022

Email: /

Contact Numbers:

+91 9029 7777 66
+91 9029 5555 11
+91 9029 2911 54

Contact our team

If your qualification is not showing here, or you would like more information please contact our International team by completing our enquiry form here or telephone +44 121 232 4458 / +44 121 232 4462.


Meet us in your country

We often make overseas visits and have attended countless exhibitions, schools and other events all around the globe. Get in touch to find out when we will next be in your country.


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