How to apply
Students from outside the European Union can apply to us directly while applicants for undergraduate courses can also apply via Universities and Colleges Admissions System (UCAS). Here is our step-by-step guide to finding a place at University College Birmingham.
All non-EU international students can apply directly via our online application forms. Please choose the application below which corresponds to the level, of course, you are interested in studying.
Are you an international applicant travelling from a red list country?
University offers to reimburse the hotel costs for students required to quarantine on their arrival in UK. This is subject to students meeting each of the conditions and restrictions listed. Find out more.
Applying through UCAS
Undergraduate applicants can also apply via UCAS, if they wish to apply to more than one university. To access the system visit the UCAS website where you will find full instructions and guidance there to help you through the application process.
Thorough guidance on the UCAS process and the stages that your application will go through is available here.
Non-EU international applicants who apply directly via the online form will go through a different cycle.
Interested in coming to university but have unanswered questions? We’re holding a range of webinars over the coming months to help you on your journey to university.
Orientation at University College Birmingham is a programme delivered for all students to better prepare and equip them for the challenges that higher education has to offer. Over the duration of your orientation programme, we will introduce you to the inner workings of University College Birmingham and familiarise you with how to access all of the fantastic support services that we have to offer.
If you have any questions about orientation, please complete our enquiry form here
Take a look at our student testimonials to find out why people from all over the world have chosen to study at University College Birmingham. The videos are available in both English and the student's home language.
Visas and immigration
Once you have made your decision to study at University College Birmingham, you will need to make final arrangements, which are likely to include obtaining a visa.Read more
Accommodation for international students
International students studying at University College Birmingham for the first time will be offered accommodation in our halls of residence.Read more
Our international student bloggers regularly share their experiences of studying at University College Birmingham and living in the UK.Read more