Applying direct to University College Birmingham

Important information for September 2020 entry

We are all systems go for September to resume face to face teaching. However, in the event that we can’t, we feel it’s important to reassure applicants that most of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses will be delivered online for the first semester  Please view the full list of courses this applies to, as well as our FAQs, here.


If you would like to apply to University College Birmingham for September 2020 or January 2021, you have three options available to you below. 

(If you are currently studying a Level 3 College course at UCB and would like to progress onto a University course, please visit our Move Up to Uni page to apply). 

Please select the option below that applies to you.

option one

So that we can make you an offer in 48 hours, please complete the  UCB Direct form. We will submit your application to UCAS on your behalf.

If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions team: 0121 604 1040.

option two

Application submissions from students applying from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Nepal are now closed for admission.

To apply as an international student directly to UCB, please use our  international direct form

If you have any queries, please email or visit our 'How to Apply' page.

option three

If you are applying to more than one university, then you must apply through  UCAS this service is available to Home, EU and International applicants. To make more than one choice, the cost is £24.

If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions team: 0121 604 1040.

option four

Want to find out what it's like to study at UCB? Why not come along to one of our open days taking place on Saturday 5th October and Saturday 30th November from 11am - 3pm.

Find out more and  Book your place. 


Open days and UCB tours

Experience what it's like to study at University College Birmingham without leaving the house. Visit our Virtual Open Day where you'll find a wide range of new content that will tell you more about the courses we offer and our facilities, as well as information on upcoming live events.  

Our next open day will take place on Saturday 27 June 2020, 10am - 3pm. Open days are a great opportunity to find out more information about the course you are interested in studying, meet specialist lecturers and support staff, tour our facilities including our student accommodation and take a look around Birmingham city centre. We also have a number of UCB tours taking place between October - June. The session includes a subject-specific overview as well as an opportunity to see the facilities available at UCB, including the campus and accommodation. To book a place for either an open day or UCB tour, please click the button below.