The University College Birmingham (UCB) is situated in the heart of the second largest city in the United Kingdom. It originated as a technical college in the early twentieth century and was granted full degree awarding power in 2007.
UCB's high-quality and affordable programs attract more than 7,500 students, including around 1,100 international students from 65 countries. University College Birmingham is Europe's leading specialist in management courses for hospitality, tourism, aviation, business, education, culinary arts, sport and a wide range of health-related courses delivered within its four core disciplines.
The majority of courses are accredited by the University of Birmingham, one of the world's leading higher education institutions. In addition to its accreditation by the University of Birmingham, UCB is affiliated with a variety of professional bodies such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
University College Birmingham has close links with business, inspiring students to make progress in the future. It has close relationships with local national and global organizations and professionals, ensuring that students have the skills and qualifications to job opportunities.
UCB holds the Erasmus University Charter, which allows the students to obtain a grant to study for three to 12 months at one of the partner universities in the European Union. International programs of study include partner universities in Australia, China, Malaysia, Thailand and the United States.
University College Birmingham consists of four campuses: Summer Row, McIntyre House, Richmond House and Moss House. All campuses are within walking distance of each other in the center of the city centre.
Birmingham is the biggest city in the UK outside of London. It is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse regions of the country. With its central location, excellent road and rail links, it is the ideal place to travel to other cities.
Accommodation for more than 1,000 students are availabl in the university-owned halls of residence.
The two main residence halls, The Maltings, in the center of town, are about 15 minutes' walk from the university and The Cambrian Hall is just 150 meters from the largest Summer Row campus.
The reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.
As all the campuses are within a short walking distance of each other in the heart of the city centre, it makes easy to reach by all mode of public as well as private transport.
UG & PG:
The Requirements may Defer for some Programs.
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|Application Cost||20-26 GBP for UCAS|
|Accreditation||ACCA, CIMA, RIBA, and, many others|
|Average Cost of Attendance||18,086.5-27,575.5 GBP|
This figure is an estimate of the basic living costs during the first nine months of studies, which covers most expenses including average tuition fees.
|Items||Amount per annum in GBP|
|Tuition and fees||5,700-13,200|
|Books and supplies||450|
|Utilities like gas, laundry, electricity, etc||2,355|
|Miscellaneous such as TV license, telephone cost, police registration, subscriptions, etc||490.5|
English requirements differ per program but the average IELTS accepted minimum scores are 6.0 overall with 5.5 minimum in all elements.
IELTS equivalence in some other accepted tests
|IELTS (Indicator also applicable)equivalence||Duolingo||TOEFL overall||PTE|
There are various country accepted qualifications, applicants are to check in to see what language test is accepted for their country. An example is the Indian Standard XII qualification that requires a grade of 65% and above in the following boards: CBSE, CISCE, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh t match the IELTS 6.0 with no element lower than 5.5 requirements.