University College Birmingham Application 2023/2024

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University College Birmingham Application 2023/2024

University College Birmingham Undergraduate Application 2023/2024

The university college of Birmingham has opened its applications for the 2023/2024 academic year. Applicants willing to study in the spring term for 2023 must begin their application as early as possible to meet the deadline. The spring term is open from 3 January – 31 March 2023. The applications are open for both instate and international applicants provided you meet the admission requirements.

To apply for all undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, you will need to sit an approved test in English if it is not your first language. This might include achieving an IELTS (Academic or UKVI) of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band, depending on your course requirements. In addition, UCB accepts the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with minimum band scores of Reading 18, Writing 17, Listening 17, and Speaking 20 for Undergraduate (BA, BSc) and most postgraduate degrees.

Studying at the University College of Birmingham is more affordable than at other universities and state community colleges.  International Students studying undergraduate courses in FdA, FdSc, BA and BSc are to pay an annual fee of £13,500 (per year). Undergraduate fees at University College Birmingham are among the most competitive in the higher education sector. UCB also run a number of fee waivers and scholarships that can substantially reduce costs.

University College Birmingham Application Dates 2023/2024

Prospective learners are to take note of the following application dates and deadlines. Late applications will only be accepted if there are unoccupied spaces to be filled, but if not then no application will be accepted after the aplication deadline.  The following is the application deadline for the various semesters  for the 2023/2024 academic year at the University College of Birmingham:

  • Autumn Term: 12 September – 9 December 2022
    (Half Term 24 October – 28 October 2022)
  • Spring Term: 3 January – 31 March 2023
    (Half Term 20 February – 24 February 2023)
  • Summer Term: 17 April – 7 July 2023
    (Half Term 29 May – 2 June 2023)

Read: Birmingham City University Application 2023/2024

 

University College Birmingham Undergraduate Application Dates And Deadline

Students joining UCB in February 2023:

  • Enrolment: 30 January 2023 – 3 February 2023
    Induction: 6 February 2023 – 10 February 2023
  • Semester 2 – 13 February 2023 – 19 May 2023
    Exam Period: 22 May 2023 – 2 June 2023

Students who joined us in September 2022

  • Accommodation move-in weekend: 3 September 2022
    Enrolment: 5 September 2022 – 23 September 2022
    Induction: 26 September 2022 – 30 September 2022
  • Semester 1 – 3 October 2022 – 20 January 2023
    Reading Week: 24 October 2022 – 28 October 2022
    Exam Period: 23 January 2023 – 27 January 2023
  • Semester 2 – 13 February 2023 – 19 May 2023
    Exam Period: 22 May 2023 – 2 June 2023

Term dates

  • Autumn Term: 3 October 2022 – 9 December 2022
  • Spring Term: 3 January 2023 – 31 March 2023
  • Summer Term: 17 April 2023 – 2 June 2023

Note: Term dates for Nursing programmes are different. There may be additional examination periods during the academic year. These will be confirmed during induction.

University College Birmingham Postgraduate Application Dates And Deadline

Students joining UCB in February 2023

  • Enrolment: 30 January 2023 – 3 February 2023
    Induction: 6 February 2023 – 10 February 2023
  • Semester 2 – 13 February 2023 – 19 May 2023
    Exam Period: 22 May 2023 – 2 June 2023

Students who joined UCB in September 2022

  • Accommodation move-in weekend: 3 September 2022
  • Enrolment: 5 September 2022 – 23 September 2022
  • Induction: 26 September 2022 – 30 September 2022
  • Semester 1 – 3 October 2022 – 20 January 2023
  • Reading Week: 24 October 2022 – 28 October 2022
  • Exam Period: 23 January 2023 – 27 January 2023*
  • Semester 2 – 13 February 2023 – 19 May 2023
  • Exam Period: 22 May 2023 – 2 June 2023*

Term dates

  • Autumn Term: 3 October 2022 – 9 December 2022
  • Spring Term: 3 January 2023 – 31 March 2023
  • Summer Term: 17 April 2023 – 2 June 2023

Note: There may be additional examination periods during the academic year. These will be confirmed during induction.

Undergraduate courses Offered  At The University College Birmingham

Whether you are looking to work in the food profession, hospitality and events, tourism, childcare, high-level makeup or sport, UCB can equip you with the skills to succeed. The majority of our courses are accredited by the University of Warwick and our own foundation degrees, full BAs and BScs are highly valued by the industry. Below are the courses offered:

  • ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION DIPLOMA (BUSINESS)
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma (Computer Science)
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science and Health)
  • Aesthetic Practitioner BA (Hons) / FdA
  • Aesthetic Practitioner BA (Hons) Top-up
  • Aviation and Airport Management BA (Hons) / FdA
  • Aviation and Airport Management BA (Hons) Top-up
  • Bakery and Patisserie Technology BSc (Hons) / FdSc
  • Bakery and Patisserie Technology BSc (Hons) Top-up
  • Business Enterprise BA (Hons) / FdA
  • Business Enterprise BA (Hons) Top-up
  • Business Management BA (Hons) / FdA
  • Childhood Education Studies BA (Hons) (Online)
  • Childhood Education Studies BA (Hons) Top-up (Online)
  • Computer Science BSc (Hons) / FdSc
  • Construction and the Built Environment HNC

Click Here For the Full list Of Undergraduate Courses offered At UCB.

Postgraduate Courses Offered At The University College Of Birmingham

University College Birmingham offers a range of postgraduate courses in key growth areas such as Finance and Accounting, Business, Aviation, Marketing Culinary Arts, Prosthetics for Film and Television and Strength, Conditioning and Performance Management. The vast majority of the courses are accredited by the University of Warwick and there are opportunities for flexible, part-time study. Below is the list of courses offered:

  • Aviation Management MSc / PGDip
  • Culinary Arts Management MA / PGDip
  • Enterprise Management MSc / PGDip
  • Finance and Accounting MSc / PGDip
  • Global Meetings and Events Management MSc / PGDip
  • Hospitality with Tourism Management MSc / PGDip
  • International Hospitality Management MSc / PGDip
  • International Tourism Management MSc / PGDip
  • Marketing Management for Events, Hospitality and Tourism MA / PGDip
  • Prosthetics for Film and Television MA
  • Strength, Conditioning and Performance MSc

For the Full List Of Postgraduate Courses offered Click Here.

University College Birmingham Application Requirements 2023/2024

English language entry requirements:

To apply for all undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, you will need to sit an approved test in English if it is not your first language. This might include achieving an IELTS (Academic or UKVI) of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band, depending on your course requirements. In addition, we accept the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 72 with minimum band scores of Reading 18, Writing 17, Listening 17, and Speaking 20 for Undergraduate (BA, BSc) and most postgraduate degrees.

  • If you are applying for the International Foundation Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism, you will need a UKVI IELTS of 5.0 with no less than 4.5 in any band.
  • IELTS can be taken from the British Council. Please note that the date of your IELTS award must be within two years of your degree/master’s degree start date.

UCB also accept the following online tests for entry onto degree-level courses:

  • TOEFL (iBT) Home – minimum scores as above
  • Language Cert – a minimum of ‘pass’ at B2 level
  • IELTS Indicator – minimum scores as above

You can find information about acceptable English language tests and requirements for your country here. If you are not able to take one of the above tests, please see here for a list of accepted alternative English language tests.

University College Birmingham Entry Requirements For India Applicants 2023/2024

UCB welcome direct applications to University College Birmingham from Indian students; however, they do recommend utilising their India Representatives, as they will be vital in supporting you from your initial application submission all the way through to the offer stage and issuing you with a student visa.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements For Indians:

MA/MSc

  • A 3 Year Degree with an average of at least 60%
  • A 4 Year Degree with an overall average of at least 55%

PGDip

  • Applicants holding a 3 Year Degree with an average between 55-60% or a 4 Year degree with an average between 50% and 55%, will be offered entry into the Postgraduate Diploma in the first instance. Those achieving a Masters’s level pass on the Postgraduate Diploma can proceed to the Master gaining the award in the same amount of time as if they had initially registered on the Master’s Programme initially.

Undergraduate Entry Requirements For Indians:

BA/BSc

  • An overall average of at least 65% in 12th Standard from both State and Central Examination Boards.
  • Advanced entry to certain undergraduate degree programmes may be possible for students who hold a UK HND or India Diploma in a relevant subject.

Applicants applying for the MSc Finance & Accounting, please note the following entry requirements

  •  Applicants should have studied in a closely-related discipline that will enable them to meet the academic rigour of the course and understand the finance and accounting modules.

University College Birmingham Undergraduate Application Process 2023/2024

There are a number of ways to apply for one of our undergraduate courses at University College Birmingham. We offer full-time, part-time and online courses, for which there are different application processes. If you are currently studying a Level 3 college course at University College Birmingham and would like to progress onto one of our university courses, please visit our Move Up to Uni page to apply.

Applying For A UCB Undergraduate Course Through UCAS:

For September entry, the official UCAS deadline for UK and EU applicants to be guaranteed equal consideration is the 26th of January. UCAS can consider applications from non-UK/EU applicants up to August.

The application fee for UCAS applications in 2023 will be £22.00 for one choice or £26.50 for two to five choices.

University College Birmingham does not close the application system after the 26th of January. All applications received after this date will be considered and responded to.

If you would like to apply for more than one university then you must apply through UCAS. This service is available to Home, EU and Overseas applicants. In addition, University College Birmingham offers support workshops for applicants applying for Higher Education who are not familiar with the UCAS process.

If you would like to make an appointment, please email hired@ucb.ac.uk to arrange a booking slot. If you have any questions regarding your UCAS application, please contact the admissions team:

  • 0121 604 1040
  • admissions@ucb.ac.uk

Apply Direct:

UCB Direct allows prospective students who are interested in applying for September 2023 to apply direct (free of charge) without having to complete lengthy and sometimes complex application forms.

To apply direct to University College Birmingham, you must satisfy the following criteria:

  • You only wish to apply to University College Birmingham (if you would like to apply to more than one institution, you must apply via UCAS)
  • You must not have previously applied via UCAS this year (we will complete this on your behalf)

If you are a current University College Birmingham college student, you can apply directly here.

University College Birmingham Postgraduate Application Process 2023/2024

University College Birmingham has a diverse number of postgraduate programmes, they also offer a variety of modes of study. All postgraduate programmes have September and, in many cases, January intakes. UCB advise non-EU international applicants to apply at least two-three months before the enrolment deadline, to allow for processing and documentation to be received and for sponsorship for student visas to be issued.

For Home and EU applicants as well as non-EU applicants based in the UK, the deadline for applications is 10 working days before enrolment. Non-EU applicants based outside the UK must apply 31 days before enrolment.

How to apply:

  • UCB knows that the College Application process can seem a little daunting; however, the Admissions team are there to guide you every step of the way. Find out how you can apply directly with UCB and get started on your journey with University College Birmingham.

College Interview:

  • College applicants who have submitted their applications for 2023 entry will receive an invite to a College Interview event. If you are interested in applying and taking part in an event like this, simply click on the following application form.

Receiving offers:

The admissions team will email your official offer letter to you. If your application is successful, there are two types of offers you can receive from University College Birmingham:

  • Conditional – this means we have offered you a place but with conditions attached. Conditional offers are usually made to applicants who are still in education. Once you have met these conditions and provided evidence, your offer will become Unconditional.
  • Unconditional – this means we have offered you a definite place and all academic requirements have been met and we are happy to accept you.

When UCB contact you with your offer, they will also email you further information about University College Birmingham and invite you to come and visit them.

Your enrolment:

  • If you have been offered a place at University College Birmingham you will be sent an online pre-registration email during the summer.

College Term Dates:

  • Autumn Term: 12 September – 9 December 2022 (Half Term 24 October – 28 October 2022)
  • Spring Term: 3 January – 31 March 2023 (Half Term 20 February – 24 February 2023)
  • Summer Term: 17 April – 7 July 2023 (Half Term 29 May – 2 June 2023)

Contact Of University College Birmingham

Telephone:

  • 0121 604 1000

Contact Points

  • UK and EU Applicants Tel: 0121 604 1040
  • International Applicants Tel: 0121 232 4458
  • International Applicants: international@ucb.ac.uk
  • Undergraduate Full Time: direct@ucb.ac.uk
  • Postgraduate: pg@ucb.ac.uk
  • Erasmus: erasmus@ucb.ac.uk

If you are a UK student enrolling on a standard-length Foundation Degree or a BA/BSc at University College Birmingham, your fee for this academic year will be £9,250. A half-year tuition fee is £4,625. There will be no change to this tuition fee for the forthcoming two academic years. Accelerated (2 years) course fees will remain at £9,250 for the 2023 academic year.  Visit The Official Website of University College Birmingham For More Details.

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