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Why study with us?

Here are our top reasons to choose Birmingham School of Architecture and Design.

94% graduates employed

Nine in 10 graduates are employed or in further study

We're committed to developing graduates with the skills employers need - 94 per cent are in employment or further study within six months (DLHE Survey 2014/15).

BSOAD Accredited courses
Accredited courses

Internationally accredited courses

Many of our courses have internally recognised accreditations, such as the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Landscape Institute (LI).

BSOAD Gain industry exposure
Gain industry exposure

First hand work experience for your CV

You’ll have the chance to gain industry experience through live projects, guest lectures and work placement opportunities.

BSOAD State-of-the-art facilities
State-of-the-art facilities

Utilise our space

From day one you will have access to print, wood, metal, ceramics and glass workshops and industry-standard software, alongside assistance from our experienced technicians.

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BSOAD Overseas experience
Overseas experience

Understanding design on a global scale

Overseas trip opportunities in many of our courses and links with key European institutions as part of the Erasmus scheme.

BSOAD Collaborate with Co.LAB
Collaborate with Co.LAB

Our Collaborative Laboratory adds depth to your CV

Co.LAB focus on ‘live’ projects and research where you will engage with real clients, delivering outcomes across a range of scales and formats.

Get £150 free credit

Get £150 free credit for books and learning materials

To welcome all new undergraduate degree students starting in 2017 or 2018, we’re giving away at least £150 work of credit to spend in a host of ways.

BSOAD Learn from the best
Learn from the best

Staff from industry working with you

Enthusiastic and supportive staff team with whom you’ll have extensive contact time with throughout your course.

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BSOAD Take part in our SuperStudio
Take part in SuperStudio

Opportunities to develop

Working in conjunction with your studies, the School offers a plethora of activities as part of SuperStudio.

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Whoever you are at heart, be you!

Whether you're social, creative or ambitious at heart, be you at Birmingham City University.

There's so much going on in Birmingham – from the buzzy street markets to the unmissable transformation of the whole city and our campus. Study here at you'll be at the heart of it all.

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Ask our students anything!

If you want to know what it's really like to study at Birmingham City University, there's no better people to ask than the students who are already here doing it. They'll be able to answer all your questions - big or small - and show you around the campus too. Make sure you say hello!