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Oman

Our students from Oman will receive a warm welcome in Birmingham, a multicultural city home to 65,000 students.

Sponsorships

Students from Oman regularly study at Birmingham City University with a scholarship or sponsorship from their home country. We have previously had students studying with scholarships from the Bank of Oman and other private companies.

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If you or your sponsor require any further information please contact the Regional Partnerships Manager, Mark Pell.

Oman and Birmingham City University

We have many students from Oman studying at Birmingham City University on some of our most popular programmes including BEng/MEng Engineering, BA (Hons) Business Management and MSc Internal Audit Management and Consultancy.

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 Omani students and would be happy to answer any questions you may have about studying here.

Global Study UK
  • Buliding name Ibn Awaa
  • Way # is 3561, Buliding # 5965
  • Fourth floor, Office #45
  • Muscat
  • PO Box 534
  • Phone: +96895212672
  • Mobile: info@globalstudyuk.com
  • Email: www.globalstudyuk.com
IDP
  • Kala Rao
  • Nizwa House (Behind Al Madina Plaza)
  • Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos
  • Sultanate of Oman, Atahibah,
  • Muscat
  • Phone: +96824696452
  • Email: info.muscat@idp.com

Undergraduate 

We are happy to consider a General Education Diploma Grade C / 65-70%/Good PLUS 2 year Diploma with minimum grade of C / Good / 65%

Note: Engineering courses require grade C in Mathematics.

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 at: mena@bcu.ac.uk.

Postgraduate 

We are happy to consider a Bachelor Degree from a recognised university with minimum Grade of 2.7 on a four point scale

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.

International qualifications

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:

If your education system is not listed here, please visit our country pages and click on the country of your education system. For any other questions please contact: mena@bcu.ac.uk.

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 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 visit the BCUIC site.

English language requirements

View our English language requirements

September 2017 Scholarships:

Level Scholarship Amount* Qualification Required
Undergraduate


2 Year Diploma

£2,000 85-89 / A- / Distinction
£1,500 75-79 / B- / 3.0 / Very Good
£1,000 65-69% / C+ / 2.3 / Good
Postgraduate



Bachelor Degree from a University
£2,000 80+% / B+ / GPA 3.3 / Very Good
£1,500 75% / B / GPA 3.0 / Very Good
£1,000 70% / B- / GPA 2.7 / Good

If you have studied an international curriculum such as American System or French System, please see the relevant country page. For A Levels and IB, please see your chosen course page.

*All scholarships are at the discretion of Birmingham City University. For further information please contact mena@bcu.ac.uk

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

Mark Pell
Regional Partnerships Manager
Based at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 4188
Email: mark.pell@bcu.ac.uk
Skype: bcu.markpell