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Students from Kuwait regularly study at Birmingham City University with a scholarship from Kuwait Cultural Office. For further information please see: Kuwait Cultural Office . If you or your sponsor require any further information please contact BCU’s International Regional Manager Mr Charles Magee.

Kuwait and Birmingham City University

We have many students from Kuwait studying at Birmingham City University on some of our most popular programmes including BEng/MEng Engineering, BA (Hons) Business Management and MSc Construction Project 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 International Regional Manager, Mr Charles Magee understands the study needs of Kuwaiti students and would be happy to answer any questions you may have about studying here.

Easy Apply Education Consultancy - Kuwait Ofice
Global Study UK
IDP Education Ltd
  • Sujata Vora
  • Dalal Complex, 9th Floor
  • Salem Al Mubarak Street,
  • Salmiya P O Box 35199
  • Shaab
  • 36052
  • Phone: '+96522288094 / 95 / 96
  • Email:
JNS Education


We are happy to consider Kuwait - High School Education (C/70%/ Good), PLUS Diploma/Certificate from the PAEET or College with C / 2.0 / Good / 73%

If you have any other qualifications or you are seeking a transfer from a university in another country please contact the MENA Admissions team and send a scan of your qualifications to:


We are happy to consider a Bachelor Degree from a recognised university with minimum grade C+ / 2.33 / Very Good.

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.

Special requirements

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 courses 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.

International qualifications

If you live in the Middle East and study an international qualification such as A Levels, IB or CBSE, you can see our international entry requirements here:

If your education system is not listed here, please see this link and click on the country of your education system. For any other questions please contact:

International Foundation Programme

Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC) offer subject specific Foundation programmes to students after completion of General Secondary Education Certificate Examination with 60% and IELTS (or equivalent). Completion of a BCUIC Foundation course guarantees entry to your chosen degree. For a list of Undergraduate Foundation programmes and entry requirements please see:

English language requirements

View our English language requirements

January 2018 Scholarships:

All self-funded applicants are eligible for an automatic £1,500 tuition fee scholarship. For our January 2018 programmes please see here.

Please note: ACCA, Distance Learning and Pre-Sessional courses are not included.

September 2018 Scholarships:

To be confirmed.

We regularly visit Kuwait to meet students, agents and our university partners. During our trips to Kuwait 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.

Country contact

Do you have a question?

Mr Charles Magee
International Regional Manager
Birmingham City University

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 6684
Skype: charles77a