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£150 free credit for books and other learning materials

To welcome all new EU 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, on books and a range of learning materials. Even better, it doesn't have to be repaid.

Birmingham City University is one of the UK's most dynamic places to study. We are a vibrant, multicultural university with around 23,500 students from 80 countries and offer an innovative and practical approach to teaching and learning.

Our portfolio of excellent courses, investment in state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff and focus on practical skills and professional relevance are making us a first choice for students. Our courses are highly practical and career focused, and many are accredited by professional bodies. This means that you'll gain qualifications with us that are prized by employers, giving you an important advantage in the job market.

We've invested heavily in innovative technology to give our students the best possible preparation for their chosen careers. Facilities include a mock law court, a virtual radiography suite, broadcast studios, fashion workshops and a mock operating theatre.

Our research work is attracting international attention too, with research across 11 of our subject areas being classed as 'world-leading', 'internationally excellent' or 'recognised internationally' in the prestigious Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

It's a particularly exciting time to become a student at Birmingham City University. We're investing £260 million in our estate, including a major expansion of our City Centre Campus at Eastside, providing students with an enviable range of facilities. The Complete University Guide ranked us as a top 30 UK university for spending on facilities in 2015.

There are currently no planned visits by Birmingham City University representatives to your country.

Undergraduate courses

We expect students to attain a Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a minimum grade 4.5: dobur (good) for courses requiring 112 points.  Courses with higher UCAS tariff entry points, will require students to attain the Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with a higher grade.  In terms of English language proficiency, we will accept English (Foreign Language) subject in your Diploma to reach at least grade 5.0 or higher.  For courses requiring a higher IELTS score, we will require an academic IELTS test.

Postgraduate courses

To be considered for a place on a Master’s or Postgraduate Certificate course, you will normally be a graduate of a Bulgarian or UK university. Students from Bulgarian universities will need Bakalavr with a grade 4: dobur (good) or above.

English language requirements

View our English language requirements

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FAQs for EU students

Want to know more about studying in the UK if you're an EU student? View the FAQs below for more information.

FAQs EU students