Our students from Iran will receive a warm welcome in Birmingham, a multicultural city home to 65,000 students.
Students from Iran regularly study at Birmingham City University with a scholarship or sponsorship from their home country. For further information please contact the Regional Partnerships Manager, Mark Pell.
Birmingham City University and Iran
We have students from Iran studying at Birmingham City University on some of our most popular programmes including BEng/MEng Engineering, BA (Hons) Business Management and MSc Oil and Gas Management.
Birmingham is a popular study destination for students from the Middle East region and has many of your home comforts including mosques, halal supermarkets and restaurants and a very active Islamic Society in our Students Union. Birmingham has its very own international airport which is located a 10 minute train journey from our City Centre Campus. Modern, safe and perfectly located on-campus accommodation is available to all international students on a first-come, first-served basis. .
Our experienced Regional Partnerships Manager for the Middle East, Mark Pell, understands the study needs of Iranian students and would be happy to answer any questions you may have about studying here.
High School Diploma with minimum GPA 14 when studied for more than four years.
Pre-University Certificate with minimum GPA 12.
Associate Degree / Certificate of Higher Education (Kardani) with minimum GPA 12 / C will be considered for entry to Year 2
Bachelor Degree from a recognised university with minimum grade 12 or Grade C.
Some postgraduate courses require a subject specific undergraduate degree to qualify for entry for example, Law, Computing, Social Sciences, Engineering, etc. Please check the website for this information.
If you live in the Middle East and study an international qualification such as a Bachelors Degree, A Levels, IB or CBSE, you can see our international entry requirements here:
- British education system – Please see entry requirements section for your chosen course
- International Baccalaureate – Please see entry requirements section for your chosen course
- American education system
- French education system
- Indian education system
- Pakistani education system
Arts, Design and Media (ADM)
All undergraduate courses in ADM require a good portfolio of artwork. Some postgraduate courses also require a portfolio, others require a proposal of studies while some courses require both a portfolio and a proposal of studies. Please check the course pages for specific requirements.
Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE)
All undergraduate programmes in the CEBE Faculty require a minimum of Mathematics at O Level. For some programmes Mathematics is required at AS or A Level at Grade C or the equivalent. Please check the course pages for specific requirements.
Business, Law and Social Sciences (BLSS)
All Business School undergraduate Year 1 courses require Mathematics minimum of Grade C at O Level or the equivalent
Health, Education and Life Sciences (HELS)
Most courses offered by the HELS Faculty require qualifications in Maths, Sciences and/or related subjects. Please individual course pages for further information
English language requirements
September 2017 Scholarships:
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*All scholarships are at the discretion of Birmingham City University. For further information please contact email@example.com
We regularly visit the Middle East to meet students, agents and our university partners. During our trips to the Middle East we are always prepared to meet current, future and alumni students. All visits will be posted in this section of the website. If there are no visits listed you can contact Regional Partnerships Manager, Mark Pell to ask any questions or see when we’re next visiting the region.