Top-up Courses

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Open doors to potential new career opportunities 

University College Birmingham has plenty of different courses for students to 'top-up' their higher education qualifications.

Top-up degrees are suitable for students who have achieved a HND (Higher National Diploma), a foundation degree or a European equivalent course.

To view all of our top-up courses, visit the A-Z of Courses.

I knew that my choice of university would define my career path. I could not be happier with my decision. The course offered such a diverse selection of modules that opened a variety of doors and opportunities, not only in my field of study, but in countless industries.

Luísa Jardim BA (Hons) International Tourism Management

Open days

We believe the best way to experience UCB is by visiting one of our undergraduate open days where you will get to meet subject lectures and view our first-class equipment for yourself.

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How to apply

If you aren't sure what you need or how to apply for your undergraduate course at UCB then you'll find more information here. 

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Fees, funding and scholarships 

Undergraduate fees at University College Birmingham are among the most competitive in the higher education sector. We also run a number of fee waivers and scholarships that can substantially reduce costs.

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Accommodation

The University owns and manages accommodation for more than 1,000 students in two purpose-built halls of residence in central Birmingham. Your safety and comfort are our top priorities and whether you opt for en-suite facilities or shared accommodation, we will do our best to ensure you have a great experience. 

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Facilities 

Supported by £130 million investment in our new campuses, equipment and resources, University College Birmingham's facilities are nothing short of world class. 

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Upon receiving your application, we will notify you through email and our Admissions team will give careful consideration to all the information you have provided.

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Student life

Discover more about our University and living in Birmingham – all you need to know about our accommodation, Guild of Students and what life is like in our vibrant city.

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Helping you get hired

hired@UCB is our dedicated careers, employability and placements service for students and alumni at University College Birmingham.

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International students

Join our global community of more than 1,400 students from over 60 countries. Our international team will help make your application and arrival as smooth as possible.

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