Level up your ambition
Our practical, vocational courses will prepare you for the world of work – or you might decide to stay on to study for a degree.
We offer VRQs, diplomas, BTECs, national diplomas and T-levels in a supportive, friendly environment. Our courses are great for school-leavers and mature learners who are looking to change career or pick up new skills.
To view all of our college courses, visit the A-Z of courses or use the keyword course search above.
Information for parents
At University College Birmingham, we are committed to supporting your son or daughter every step of the way.
Find the course that's right for you
If you are unsure which course is right for you, visit our course finder to find the courses that suit your interests and that will help you towards your career goals.
We believe the best way to experience University College Birmingham is by visiting one of our college open days where you will get to meet subject tutors and view our first-class facilities for yourself. Register for your very own backstage pass where you can explore University College Birmingham behind-the-scenes.
Introducing new T-levels
T-levels are new courses that follow GCSEs and are designed in direct collaboration with employers and businesses to meet the needs of industry. We are excited to have been chosen as a T-level provider, find out which courses we will be delivering in 2021 and 2022.
Need some advice?
Our Schools Liaison team deliver drop-in sessions for you to ask any questions you have about college.
Helping you get hired
hired@UCB is the careers, employability and placements service for students at University College Birmingham.
Supported by £140 million investment in our new campuses, equipment and resources, our facilities are nothing short of world-class.
College student stories
Read our further education student stories to find out more about what it’s really like to study at University College Birmingham.Read more
Information for parents (college students)
From the moment your son or daughter arrives, they will receive outstanding support from teachers, careers advisers and our student services team.Read more
Disability support for college students
We offer a variety of support for our college students to help you succeed in your studies, including transition support and assistance in class. All s…Read more
Apply for one of our highly vocational college courses, find out more about the interview and offer process and how to enrol at University College Birmingham.Read more
College term dates
Check the key dates for our college courses, as well as information on activity weeks and our awards events for college students.Read more
Maths and English
If you are aged 16-18 and have not already achieved GCSE English and Maths at grade C/4 (or above), you will continue learning these subjects as part of your studies.Read more
Take part before you start
Want to know what it's like to be a college student at University College Birmingham? We provide several opportunities for you to visit us and take part before you…Read more