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Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC)
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Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC)

 

BCUIC is an affiliate college of Birmingham City University. Here, you’ll find all the support you need as an international student to be successful in your ongoing degree studies.


With around 22,000 students, Birmingham City University is one of the larger UK universities.


The University offers more than 350 undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

International students rate the University highly for its sports and social facilities, affordable accommodation, interaction with lecturers, and the advice and guidance they receive from University staff.

BCUIC’s flexible entry system, personalised educational philosophy, dedicated support team and picturesque location make it an ideal place for international students to study and live.


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BCUIC offers pathway programmes to undergraduate and postgraduate degress at Birmingham City University. It situated at the heart of the university in the Bournville Campus only minutes from the Cadbury World and Factory.

It offers flexible entry to to one of the UKs most innovative universities where entry is normally not possible. Students gain a university CAS and thus obtain a visa for the entire duration of the course.

BCUIC fees are very competitive and excellent value for money. Smaller classes are personalized attention help students to reach their academic potential. 

A dedicated service team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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ABOUT PATHWAY EDUCATION

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

Foundation or Stage1 – Otherwise also known as Certificate IV or Tertiary Access - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. The tertiary access is an accelareated program for more advanced students.

Diploma Year 1 - Stage 2  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for direct entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

Graduate Diploma - A 2 term and accelerated 1 term programme is available for students who have a degree, but not one which is equivalent to a UK degree. Successful completion leads to direct entry to the master degree.

English Language - A presessional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the minimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the case of English Language entry.

 

 

 

 

Pathway Programmes

Undergraduate Pathways

Accountancy, Business and Marketing
Architecture, Art and Design
Built Environment Studies
Economics and Finance
Engineering
Law
Technology

 

Postgraduate Pathway

Art and Design
Business
Law
Management
Media

 

Progression Degrees

 

Bachelor Degrees

BA (Hons) Accountancy, BA (Hons) Accountancy and Business,  BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance, BA (Hons) Business,  BA (Hons) Business and Economics, BA (Hons) Business and Finance,  BA (Hons) Business and HRM,  BA (Hons) Business and Management, BA (Hons) Business and Marketing,  BA (Hons) Marketing, Advertising and PR,  BA (Hons) Marketing, BA (Hons) Architecture, BA (Hons) Art and Design, BA (Hons) Fashion Design, BA (Hons) Fashion Retail Management, BA (Hons) Fine Art, BA (Hons) Furniture and Lifestyle Products, BA (Hons) Horology, BA (Hons) Interior Design, BA (Hons) Jewellery Design and Related Products, BA (Hons) Product Design, BA (Hons) Textile Design, BA (Hons) Theatre, Performance and Event Design, BA (Hons) Visual Communication, BA (Hons) 3D Designer Maker, BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology, BSc (Hons) Construction Management, BSc (Hons) Planning, Environment and Development, BA (Hons) Economics and Finance, BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering, BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering, BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, LLB (Hons) Law, LLB (Hons) Law with American Legal Studies, LLB (Hons) Law with Business Law, LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology, BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology, BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology, BSc (Hons) Computer Networks, BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security, BSc (Hons) Computer Science, BSc (Hons) Film Production Technology, BSc (Hons) Film Technology & Visual Effects, BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing, BSc (Hons) Information and Communications Technology, BSc (Hons) Motorsports Technology, BSc (Hons) Digital Media Technology, BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production

 

Master Degrees

MA Art and Design,  MA Arts and Education, MA Arts and Project Management, MA Arts Practice and Education, MA Contemporary Curatorial Practice, MA Design and Visualisation, MA Fashion Accessory Design, MA Fashion Design, MA Fashion Promotion, MA Fashion Styling, MA Fine Art,     MA History of Art and Design, MA Interior Design, MA Product Design, MA Queer Studies in Arts and Culture, MA Textiles, Fashion and Surface, Design, MA Visual Communication, MA Zero Carbon Architecture and Retrofit Design, LLM International Business Law, LLM International Human Rights, MA Design Innovation Management, MA Fashion Media Management, MA Fashion Management, MA Fashion Retail Management, MA Global Education Management, MA Global Media Management, MA Global Media Management (The News Business), MA Global Media Management (Advertising Industry), MA Global Media Management (The Music Business), MA Luxury Brand Management, MA Luxury Jewellery Management, MA Luxury Product Management, MA Textile Management, MSc Data Analytics and Management, MSc Oil and Gas Management, MBA, MSc Management and International Business, MSc Management and Finance, MSc Management and Marketing, MA Creative Industries and Cultural Policy, MA Event and Exhibition Management, MA International Journalism, MA Music Industries, MA Music Heritage, MA Social Media

 

Entry Requirements

Foundation Stage 1 - 5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum C-grade average overall

                                   or Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with minimum average of 50% overall

                                   IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

 

Diploma Stage 2 - 120 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level or equivalent

                               or Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with minimum average of above 50%                              

                               IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

 

Graduate Diploma -A qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND), in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent or a degree from Bangladesh

                                 IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill)

 

Other English requirements  -4.5 (with a minimum of 4.0 in any skill) before pathway  ( 1, 2 oe 3 semester options available)

                                                - 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in any skill) English + pathway  (10 week and 6 week options available)

 

Dates and Prices



State Dates: January, June and September

 

Note: Some pathways  may not be available throughout the year.

 

English Language Course fee (GBP£)
6 weeks English Language Program £1,560.00
10 weeks English Language Program £2,600.00
One Year Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCEAP) £8,100.00
Undergraduate pathway
Stages of study BCUIC Course fee per stage No. of Semesters Birmingham City University Course fee per stage*
Stage 1 University Foundation in Accountancy, Business and Marketing £10,600.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Accountancy, Business and Marketing (1 Semester) £7,300.00 1 £10,500.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Architecture, Art and Design £10,600.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Architecture, Art and Design (extended) £14,600.00 3 £10,500.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Built Environment Studies £10,600.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Economics and Finance (1 Semester) £7,300.00 1 £10,500.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Economics and Finance £10,600.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Engineering £12,100.00 2 £11,800.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Law £10,600.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 1 University Foundation in Technology £10,600.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 2 First Year Degree Accountancy, Business and Marketing £10,800.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 2 First Year Degree in Economics and Finance £10,800.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 2 First Year Degree in Built Environment Studies £10,800.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 2 First Year Degree in Engineering £12,100.00 2 £11,800.00
Stage 2 First Year Degree in Technology £12,100.00 2 £11,800.00
Postgraduate pathway
Stages of study BCUIC Course fee per stage No. of Semesters Birmingham City University Course fee per stage*
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Art & Design (Extended) £14,600.00 3 £10,500.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Art & Design £10,100.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Law £7,500.00 1 £10,500.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Law (Extended) £10,100.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Media £10,100.00 2 £10,500.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Business (Extended) (MBA 12 Months) £10,100.00 2 £13,000.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Business (Extended) (MBA 18 Months) £10,100.00 2 £13,500.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Business (Extended) (MSc 12 Months) £10,100.00 2 £10,600.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Business (Extended) (MSc 18 Months) £10,100.00 2 £11,100.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Business (MSc 18 Months) £7,500.00 1 £11,100.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Business (MBA 12 Months) £7,500.00 1 £13,000.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Business (MBA 18 Months) £7,500.00 1 £13,500.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Business (MSc 12 Months) £7,500.00 1 £10,600.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Management (General) £7,500.00 1 £12,000.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Management (Luxury) £7,500.00 1 £14,000.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Management (Extended) (General) £10,100.00 2 £12,000.00
Stage 1 Pre-Master's in Management (Extended) (Luxury) £10,100.00 2 £14,000.00

 

 

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