Why Choose Us?
Birmingham City Business School has a proven record of success.
We ensure our students are prepared for the demands of modern day commerce and industry, through courses that include placements and internships, business simulations, real international business issues and action learning projects, career management skills and the development of practical business skills.
We are proud of the fact that 86 per cent of Business School undergraduates gained employment or went on to further study on graduation; a figure which is significantly above the national average.
Fundamentally, Birmingham City Business School courses and research activities are geared towards the development of insight into the problems and issues that challenge the modern manager in business today.
The Business School has a strong external recognition for the quality of its academic programmes. A significant amount of its provision has accreditation from professional bodies, including ACCA Platinum status.
The Centre for Internal Audit, Governance and Risk Management has accreditation from the international, UK and Ireland Institutes of Internal Audit (IIA), as well as the Institute of Risk Management (IRM).
Professional accreditation of Business School programmes has also been granted by these leading organisations:
- The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPD)
- The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
- The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR)
- The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
We believe that it is vital that business schools have a structured and integrated approach to engagement with business and employers.
Our students are increasingly successful in gaining placements with blue chip companies and we believe this is an indication of the quality of support we provide in placement search, together with the strong relationship we have built with employers.