Applying direct to UCB for entry January and September 2019

If you would like to apply to University College Birmingham (UCB), you have four options available to you. Carefully select one of the options below. If you get stuck or have any queries call our Admissions team on: 0121 604 1040 or email:

A number of our courses are available to start in January. View the full list of undergraduate courses with January start dates here. 

Apply direct to UCB

(We will submit your application to UCAS on your behalf)

UCB Direct allows prospective students who are interested in applying for September 2019 to apply direct (free of charge) without having to complete lengthy and sometimes complex application forms.

To apply direct to UCB, you must satisfy the following criteria before selecting option one or two: 

  • You only wish to apply to UCB (if you would like to apply to more than one institution, you must apply via UCAS)
  • You must be a UK or EU applicant for residency purposes
  • You must not have previously applied via UCAS this year (we will complete this on your behalf) 
Option one - I am waiting for my results and I haven’t applied through UCAS
Option two - I have my results and I haven’t applied through UCAS
Option three - international direct
Option four - apply through UCAS


Open day 

Our next open day will take place on Saturday 23 March, 11am - 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. To inspire prospective students, we also have a brilliant selection of celebrity guest speakers coming to UCB to share their motivational stories and provide a glimpse of what it’s like to work in the sectors. To book a place please click the button below.