Let's talk about you
Let's talk about you

0121 331 6777

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Clearing: let's talk about you

Whoever you are and whatever your situation this Summer, Birmingham City University has places available in Clearing for full time undergraduate courses.

Whether you've not quite got the grades you wanted on A Level Results Day, have changed your mind on your initial choices, or just starting to look into your university options, Clearing could be for you.

So take a look at our courses and get in touch today.

How to apply for a course in Clearing

So you want to explore your options for September in Clearing but just don't know where to start? It's easy really, here's what to do...

What courses can I apply for?

Find a course

Want to find out which courses are available in Clearing? Look no further than our course search tool.

Find a course

Call our Clearing hotline

Call us on 0121 331 6777 as soon as you have your results to see if we can offer you a place on a course to start this September.

Call us - 0121 331 6777

Message us on social media

If you can't get to the phone or just don't feel like talking right now, we're also available on Facebook and Twitter.

How to message us

Is Birmingham City University right for me?

Here are our top 10 reasons to choose Birmingham City University.

94% graduates employed or in further study

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).

£260 million investment in our campuses

Investing in your future

We're investing £260 million in industry-standard, state-of-the-art facilities to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.

Earn while you learn - jobs on campus

Earn while you learn

Our student employment agency, OpportUNIty – Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for paid roles at the University, gaining experience in crucial aspects of job applications and valuable feedback on your work.

Work experience and placements

Work experience and placements

You'll have the chance to gain industry and professional practice experience through work placements and Erasmus years abroad. We work with companies like Microsoft, Jaguar Land Rover and Sky UK.

Get £150 free credit for learning materials

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 worth of credit to spend in a host of ways.

Internationally accredited courses

Internationally accredited courses

Many of our courses have internationally recognised accreditations, such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).

Study in Birmingham: a global city

A global city

Study with us and you will be located at the heart of the dynamic city of Birmingham – with all the social and employment possibilities that brings.

Learn from the best - expert staff

Learn from the best

From the UK’s leading criminologist to a ‘Hot 100’ jeweller, our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry, and are some of the leading figures in their fields.

Practice-based research - 90% outstanding

Practice-based research

Almost 90 per cent of our research was judged to have delivered ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ external impact (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

What to do after you’ve got your place

Congratulations, we’re so excited to welcome you here in September! What’s next?

Sort your accommodation and student finance

1. Accommodation and student finance

Once you have received and accepted a Clearing offer, you still need to apply for accommodation and sort out your finances.

Find out more

Online enrolment

2. Do your online enrolment

Once you've received an unconditional offer of a place, you'll need to enrol as a student straight away. Follow our five simple steps.

Enrol online

Students on bouncy castle

3. Get excited #BringOnBCU

Get ready for a packed schedule across all campuses during BCU’s Big Welcome and make it one to remember.

BCU's Big Welcome

Silver award for teaching

We've been awarded silver status for our quality of teaching in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

What is Clearing and how does it work? Our tips and advice

Student Clearing stories

There's lots of reasons why our students applied through Clearing. Here's just a few of their stories:

Student stories - Scott
Scott made a late decision

Scott made a late decision to go to university, and was able to secure a place here through Clearing. He's now hoping to build a career in the property sector with his own business.

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hilary clearing homepage
Hilary changed her mind

Even before she found out her exam results, Hilary knew that she would go through Clearing, where she could try again to apply to a different course.

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Student stories - Rhiannon
Rhiannon was disappointed

Rhiannon was heartbroken when she found out she hadn't got a place at her first choice university, but knows now that wasn't the end of the world. She is studying for a BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing.

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Student stories - Sharina
Sharina changed careers

When Sharina Kamali lost her job as a support worker, she decided to pursue a new career in Social Work by taking the opportunity to go to University through Clearing.

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Student stories - Simon
Simon swapped subject

Simon Glazin came to Birmingham City University originally studying Sociology, only to realise he’d rather be doing English. For him, changing course paid off, as he’s now an award-winning fashion journalist.

Student stories - Hannah
Hannah changed career

Some students choose Clearing due to a boring job. Hannah Patterson was working in a bank and realised that it wasn’t the career she really wanted, so made a last-minute decision to study Media and Communication. Hannah now works as a presenter and voiceover artist.