Experience what it's like to be a University College Birmingham student wherever you are with our Virtual Open Day. Discover more about our courses, find out about our city-centre accommodation and take a tour around our world-class facilities.  

Welcome from our Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Michael Harkin

"University is an experience like no other. Supporting students is paramount at University College Birmingham. Our doors are always open, whether you are looking for guidance on writing dissertations, help with job interviews or need support from our health and wellbeing team. You are never just a number. We are renowned for our industry-focused degrees that combine academic theory with practical skills and powerful placements that will enhance your employability."

Discover more about our courses

Want to find out more about the courses we offer? Click below to discover more about the course you are interested in and hear from our subject lecturers.

Aviation and Airport Management

Ever wondered how to start a career in Aviation and Airport Management? Students on our aviation courses have use of our exciting simulation facilities at our new Aviation and Tourism Suite, featuring a state-of-the-art mock plane cabin.

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International Tourism Management

Ever wondered about how to start your career in International Tourism Management? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Finance and Accounting

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Finance and Accounting? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Events Management

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Events Management? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Business Enterprise

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Business Enterprise? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Digital Marketing

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Digital Marketing? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Marketing Management

Ever wondered about how to start your career in marketing management? Here at University College Birmingham, we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Early Childhood Studies (with Graduate Competencies)

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Early Childhood Studies? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Health and Social Care

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Health and Social Care? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Nursing (Adult)

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Adult Nursing? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Physiotherapy

Ever wondered about how to start your career in physiotherapy? Here at University College Birmingham, we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Primary Education Studies

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Primary Education Studies? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Youth, Community and Families

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Youth, Community and Families? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Bakery and Patisserie Technology

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Bakery and Patisserie Technology? Here at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience during their studies.

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Culinary Arts Management

With a Global reputation within the industry for food-related degrees, University College Birmingham is a great place to start your career in Culinary Arts Management.

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Food and Nutrition

With specialist facilities to support your future career opportunities in Food and Nutrition, at University College Birmingham we make sure our students get the very best real-life working experience.

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Hospitality with Events Management

Are you passionate about events hospitality? See our insight into our Hospitality with Events Management degree course, the global work placement opportunities and world-class facilities available to hospitality students.

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International Hospitality and Tourism Management

As a hospitality and tourism management student, you will undertake a paid 12-month work placement within industry, in the UK or overseas.

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International Hospitality Business Management

With a global reputation within the industry for hospitality-related degrees, University College Birmingham is a great place to start your career in International Hospitality Business Management.

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Professional Chef

At University College Birmingham we have a multi-million pound Food Science and Innovation Suite that can help you start your career as a Professional Chef

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Aesthetic Practitioner

Our teaching facilities are state-of-the-art and feature the latest clinic equipment, cosmeceutical product ranges and treatments from top brands including Lynton Lasers and Mesoestetic. Start your career as an aesthetic practitioner.

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Specialist Hair and Media Makeup

With two fully-equipped make-up studios, as well as a special effects studio and a prosthetics studio, start your career in Specialist Hair and Media Makeup with University College Birmingham

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Sport and Fitness Studies

Our sports students have exclusive use of our outstanding sports facilities at Moss House, including a cutting-edge gym and 35-metre indoor running track. Start your Career in Sport and Fitness Studies.

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Sports Management

Start your career in Sports Management at University College Birmingham, where we work with over 1,000 employers to ensure that you find the right work placement.

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Sports Massage and Remedial Therapy

Start your career in Sports Massage and Remedial Therapy at University College Birmingham.

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Sports Therapy

Sports therapy students have exclusive use of our outstanding sports facilities at Moss House. Start your career in Sports Therapy at University College Birmingham

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Strength, Conditioning and Sports Nutrition

With this subject becoming popular in the fitness industry and the University being one of the very few places to offer this at degree level, University College Birmingham is the perfect place to start your career in Strength, Conditioning and Sports Nutrition

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Make our accommodation your home from home 

Accommodation is a key factor for postgraduate students, particularly international students, many of whom may be living away from home for the first time. Both Cambrian Hall and The Maltings offer high quality private rooms, many with en-suite facilities, in safe, central locations near the University in Birmingham city centre. 

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  • The Maltings
  • Cambrian Hall

Canalside accommodation in the heart of the city, just 15 minutes' walk from Summer Row.

 

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Located just 150 yards from Summer Row - the perfect spot if you want to be near our campuses

 

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Take a look around our world-class facilities

 

Excellent teaching goes hand-in-hand with excellent facilities. Supported by our ongoing £130 million investment in our new campuses, equipment and resources, University College Birmingham’s facilities are nothing short of world class.

All of our campuses are within a short walking distance of each other in the heart of the city centre.

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Why choose University College Birmingham?

Located at the centre of the biggest UK city outside London, University College Birmingham has the academic expertise and industry knowledge to equip future managers with the skills they need to thrive in senior positions. Recruitment for postgraduate degrees is global in reach including Asia, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East and, of course, many European countries. 

Each year, hundreds of students from a range of 80 countries choose University College Birmingham to immerse themselves in their subject and attain the standards required for professional career progression.

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We're here to support you 

Whatever help you need to succeed, our support teams are committed to giving all students the advice, skills and practical tools to discover their full potential. Whether it's financial support you're looking for or discovering what opportunities the Guild of Students can provide you with, we are here to help.  

Health and wellbeing

Good health and wellbeing are crucial for productive study and our free and confidential health and wellbeing team is here for you. We encourage healthy lifestyles and positive mental health, which includes helping you with any study stresses and personal difficulties.

 

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Academic Skills Centre

Our Academic Skills Centre provides a mix of support sessions and one-to-one appointments covering a wide range of study skills, from understanding and planning your assignments to research and referencing.

 

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Explore Birmingham's buzzing city centre

Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city with a glittering history of business innovation, a vibrant cultural scene and an internationally recognised higher education/postgraduate sector. Not surprisingly, the city is home to 70,000 students who are drawn to Birmingham’s world-class facilities and a cost of living that is up to 55% below London. 

 

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