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Ireland (Republic of)

£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 has a thriving Irish heritage and you’ll receive a warm welcome in our city.

Birmingham is estimated to have the largest Irish population in the UK, and the UK’s only Irish Quarter in Digbeth. It’s home to the third biggest St Patrick’s Day Parade in the world, only just behind New York and Dublin - more than 80,000 people turn out for the celebration.

Irish dancing is popular in Birmingham, and there’s a great music scene with Irish pubs and bars.

Birmingham Airport has flights to and from Cork, Dublin and Shannon.

British Council
  • Newmount House
  • 22/24 Lower Mount Street
  • Dublin 2
  • Dublin
  • Phone: 01 676 4088/6943

Undergraduate courses

For most courses requiring 112 UCAS entry points, applicants are required to pass five Irish Leaving Certificate subjects at Higher Level, typically B3, B3, B3, B3, C1. Applicants are also required to hold maths at Ordinary level with minimum of grade B3  For technical or engineering courses, applicants are required to pass five Irish Leaving Certificate subjects at Higher Level, typically B3, B3, B3, B3, C1 including passing maths at Ordinary level with minimum of grade B3.

For English Language proficiency, we accept English Language at Ordinary level with minimum of grade B3. This is only applicable to Irish passport holders. Other students will require an IELTS score 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent. Please note, some courses may require a higher IELTS.

Postgraduate courses

To be considered for a place on a Master’s or Postgraduate Certificate course, you will normally be a graduate of an Irish or UK university. You will need a minimum 2.2 or above honours degree.

English language requirements

View our English language requirements

Every year we provide a number of scholarships and bursaries recognising the talents of our international students, which can help cover part of your tuition fees.

Find out more about scholarships and bursaries...

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Country contact

Do you have a question?

Charles Magee
Regional Manager (Ireland)
Based at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus

Tel: +44 (0) 121 331 6585
Email: europe@bcu.ac.uk

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