Reputed for providing quality, student focused education in a professional and friendly environment, the Birmingham City University is credited for producing some of the most employable graduates in the UK. 26,900 students from over 100 countries have chosen BCU as the destination for pursuing their higher education journey.
The history of the university can be traced back to 1843 where the Birmingham Government School of Design was established. In 1992, the University status was granted under the name of 'University of Central England in Birmingham' and in 2007, it was rechristened as Birmingham City University.
Located at UK’s second largest city, students at Birmingham City University also gets the opportunity to live and work in the youngest major city in Europe with world-class restaurants, entertainment, and shops.
The four faculties of the University namely Faculty of Arts, Design and Media , Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment.
Practice-based learning and research curriculum has been instrumental in making BCU students highly employable. The university actively collaborates with major companies like Microsoft, Cisco, and Jaguar amongst many others to develop cutting-edge curriculum and employment opportunities for its students.
The excellent faculty team comprising of academic experts and experienced business leaders, equipped with latest knowledge and industry contacts, impart employable skills for the graduate job market.
Ranked as one of the top 30 UK university for spending on facilities by the Complete University Guide, BCU has significantly contributed to the transformation of the region by accelerating growth in the local economy, driving innovation, enterprise, and skills for the region.
The university is guided in its vision by the core values of Excellence, People focused, Partnership working and Fairness and integrity.