Welcome to University College Birmingham

Welcome to all students joining a short course with us in 2021

The information below will help you prepare for enrolment and the start of your course.

Online registration and enrolment

Step 1 – Complete your short course payment

The tuition fees for your course are £499. In order to enrol on this short course, you need to have paid the above cost using the following payment method and instructions below.

Online payment

  • Please state the name of your course in the Payment Reference on your online banking.
  • Please select short course on the payment detail drop-down option​

Step 2 – Complete your online registration

If you have been offered a place at University College Birmingham, you will be sent an email from our Admissions team to complete your online registration. It is really important that you complete your online registration before you are able to proceed to online enrolment.

To complete online registration, students will be sent a text and an email. The text message you receive will contain your UCB student ID, the email that is sent to you will contain a unique URL link that will allow you to create your university student account with us.

Once you have completed creating your account you will then be directed to complete your online registration. To access your student portal click here.

Important - If you have not received your email or text message, call our Admissions team on 0121 604 1040 or complete our enquiry form here and we will help you to activate your account and complete your online registration.

Step 3 – Upload proof of your ID and a picture for your student card

From the 12th of August you will have enrolment tasks that you will need to complete. The first task we will need you to do is uploading a picture of yourself for your UCB Student ID card, secondly you will need to upload an image of a form of official identity please use the drop downs below to see what is acceptable for online enrolment.

Once you have completed these tasks our Finance and Student Records Team will review your images to ensure they are acceptable.

Please note: if your name is now different from the name on the documentation you provide to us, please also upload evidence to support your name change, e.g. deed poll document or marriage certificate. All our systems will use the name on your official documentation.

Acceptable Identity documentation – UK/EEA Nationals

  • British or EU Passport
  • European Identity Card

If you do not have a passport, please upload your:

  • Birth certificate


  • Another form of photo ID, such as a driving licence or proof of age card*

*Please note that we may require additional evidence before we can complete your enrolment.

Acceptable Identity documentation – Non-UK/EEA Nationals

  • A non-UK/EEA passport


  • Your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)


  • Visa document


  • Home Office letter confirming your residency status in the UK

If you are an asylum seeker, please upload your Application Registration Card.

If you don’t have any documentation to confirm your immigration status in the UK, University College Birmingham will ask for your permission to request this information from the Home Office.

Step 4 – Online enrolment

Once we have received payment and you have complete online registration we will support you on an individual basis to complete your online enrolment. We will ensure that you are supported prior to the start of your short course.

What if I've changed my mind and don't want to enrol at University College Birmingham?

If you have changed your mind and no longer wish to enrol, you must let us know as soon as possible so we can offer your place to someone else. Please call 0121 604 1040 or complete our enquiry form here.

Step 5 - Collect your UCB student ID Card

One of the best feeling after all of the enrolment processes is collecting your UCB student ID card, this card will give you access to all of the campus facilities.

You will be able to collect your UCB student ID in person from 1st floor of the The Link building from the 2nd of August. How to find The Link.

Course-specific information

Special Effects Make-up (Set Ready: Part 1) – August 2021

Teaching for this course will begin on August 16th 2021. This course will take place 16th-20th August for consecutive teaching days. The study days will commence at 10:30 am each day and finish at 4pm. The course will take place in Summer Row Room 705.

Freelancer: Roadmap To Freedom – November 2021

Specific Course information will be available from October

How To Get Your Business Online – November 2021

Specific Course information will be available from October

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