Birmingham Accommodation near BCUIC College
If you prefer living off-campus, Casita has got you covered with an array of student accommodation options within a short distance from BCUIC. Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC) student accommodation has a wide range of rooms and facilities so that you can choose what is best suited for you. Check out Jennens Court Unite, The Emporium, Lakeside Unite, Lucas Studios, and more.
Why You Should Study At Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC)
Located on 15 Bartholomew Row in Birmingham, Birmingham City University International College is a constituent of the top-raking Birmingham City University. It offers students a variety of pathway courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees with academic support to advance to a Bachelor or Master degree at Birmingham City University. The college has many perks including a flexible entry system with three intakes per year, student support and advice which include airport pick-up, orientation, and accommodation support, and it also has smaller classes that allow for more focus on each student’s needs.
To land a spot at BCUIC, there are a few entry requirements depending on your country and the level of study you are applying for. For UK students applying for a foundation year at BCUIC, 24 UCAS tariff points at a minimum of GCE A/AS-level or equivalent in at least two subjects is required. For those applying for a first-year degree in Accounting/Economics, Business & Marketing, you’ll need 48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS-level or equivalent. If you’re applying for a first-year degree in Built Environment, Computing, Engineering, Technology & Health Science, you’ll need 80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS-level.
As for degrees leading to MAcc/MEng/MSci, you’ll need 104 UCAS tariff points at A/AS-level with a minimum Grade C in A-level Mathematics / Physics. Applying to all first-year programmes requires a Mathematics qualification equal to GCSE Grade C/4 (or equivalent in a different qualification).
Postgraduate entry requirements for a 2-semester pre-masters degree in Art Management, Built Environment, Business, Management & Media are a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or UK Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE) in a relevant subject area as well as a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent. These requirements are the same for 2 or 3-semester pre-masters degree in Art, Design & Fashion in addition to a portfolio of students’ work. Make sure you also view the course-specific entry requirements that vary in each subject area.
Regarding English language requirements, for Foundation or Pre-Master's, a certificate of IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.5) is required. As for First-Year degrees, a certificate of IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5) is required. Exemptions from this requirement are if a student has taken local examinations in English, including WAEC, CBSE, HKDSE, GCSE or A-level as well as if you graduated with a UK Bachelor’s degree.
BCUIC undergraduate courses are available in a wide variety of subject areas including Accounting, Economics and Finance, Architecture, Art and Design, Built Environment, Business, Computing, Networking and Games Technology, Education, Engineering, Events and Sports Management, Fashion, Film and Technology, Health and Life Sciences, Jewellery, Law, Marketing, Media, Psychology, and Sports Science.
Undergraduate foundation courses include First Year in Sports Science, Foundation in Media, Foundation in Psychology, Foundation in Jewellery, First Year in Health Science, First Year in Film and Technology, First Year in Engineering, and more.
As for postgraduate courses at BCUIC, they are available in Art, Art Management, Built Environment, Business and Management, Computing, Design, Fashion, Law, and Media.
Pre-Master’s programmes at BCUIC include Pre-Master’s in Media, Pre-Master’s in Design, Pre-Master’s in Built Environment, Pre-Master’s in Business and Management, and more.
BCUIC courses are taught on several campuses where students can have access to its facilities. They are BCUIC, University House, City Centre Campus, The Parkside Building, City Centre Campus, Millennium Point, City Centre Campus, The Curzon Building, City Centre Campus, Birmingham School of Art, Margaret Street, City South Campus, Edgbaston, and School of Jewellery, Vittoria Street.
The City Centre Campus features cutting edge facilities such as the psychology labs, city trading room, mock courtroom. The Parkside Building with its Faculty of Arts, Design and Media has TV studios, post-production suites, creative exhibition spaces, photography studios, darkroom editing suites, radio studios and MILO green screen studio. As for Millennium Point, it has a flexible project space with a makers’ area featuring advanced technology as well as an award-winning science museum.
The City South Campus features a fully equipped birthing room and virtual radiotherapy suite as well as a mock operating theatre and hospital wards. The School of Jewellery houses several workshops as well as an atrium gallery space. Students also have access to industry-standard 3D printing and laser technologies. Moreover, BCUIC libraries have over 135 million resources including books, journal articles, e-book chapters and conference proceedings. Other facilities include access to Wi-Fi, IT suites, workspaces, and bookable rooms for more focused self-study.
Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC) Student Accommodation
BCUIC student accommodation is available for students at the university’s halls of residence which are The Heights, Jennens Court, Lakeside, University Locks, Bentley House, and Staniforth House. They are all located within a short walking distance to campus and offer facilities such as Wi-Fi, Laundry, all-inclusive bills, gym, study areas, cleaning service of communal areas, and more.
Other Campuses and Institutions
BCUIC at University House is not the only constituent of Birmingham City University, it has many other campuses and institutions. They are the City Centre Campus, the Birmingham School of Jewellery, the City South Campus, and the School of Art on Victoria Street.
Frequently Asked Questions:
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How many international students are at Birmingham City University College (BCUIC)?
BCUIC has 30,000 international students who come from over 100 countries.
Does Birmingham City University College (BCUIC) offer scholarships for international students?
Navitas scholarships are awarded to students at BCUIC College.
Are there student support services provided at Birmingham City University College (BCUIC)?
Various support services are provided, which include orientation and enrollment support, as well as academic and non-academic services.
What type of school is Birmingham City University College (BCUIC)?
It provides pathway programmes for international students.
What courses are taught at Birmingham City University College (BCUIC)?
Pathway programmes are offered in various fields for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, such as accounting, economics, finance, education, engineering, psychology, art, and much more.