University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Birmingham , United Kingdom
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  • 77
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  • 23960
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Birmingham has departments covering a wide range of subjects. On 1 August 2008, the university's system was restructured into five 'colleges', which are composed of numerous 'schools':
Arts and Law (English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies; History and Cultures; Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music; Birmingham Law School; Philosophy, Theology and Religion)
Engineering and Physical Sciences (Chemistry; Chemical Engineering; Computer Science; Engineering (comprising the Departments of civil, Mechanical and Electrical, Electronic & Systems Engineering); Mathematics; Metallurgy and Materials; Physics and Astronomy)
Life and Environmental Sciences (Biosciences; Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Psychology; Sport and Exercise Sciences)
Medical and Dental Sciences (Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences; Institute of Clinical Sciences; Institute of Inflammation and Ageing; Institute of Applied Health Research; Institute of Cardiovascular Science; Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy; Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research; Institute of Microbiology and Infection).
Social Sciences (Birmingham Business School; Education; Government and Society; Social Policy)
Liberal Arts and Sciences
The university is home to a number of research centres and schools, including the Birmingham Business School, the oldest business school in England, the University of Birmingham Medical school, the International Development Department, the Institute of Local Government Studies, the Centre of West African Studies, the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, the Centre of Excellence for Research in Computational Intelligence and Applications and the Shakespeare Institute 

Entry requirements

The University accepts the following qualifications:
Three GCE A levels (including International A Levels)
The International Baccalaureate Diploma
SQA Highers and Advanced Highers (many programmes will accept Highers without additional Advanced Highers)
The Cambridge Pre-U (minimum three separate subjects)
A mix of A levels and Cambridge Pre-U subjects (minimum three in total)
The Irish Leaving Certificate Higher Level
The European Baccalaureate
Other qualifications may be considered for some programmes, for example:
The Advanced Diploma
Appropriate BTEC National or Higher National Qualifications achieved with merit and distinctions
English language entry requirements:
 English Language proficiency of IELTS 6.0 overall with no lower than 5.5 in any band.
 English Language proficiency of TOEFL IBT 80 overall with no less than 19 in listening, 19 in reading, 21 in speaking and 19 in writing.
 English Language proficiency of PEARSON with a minimum of 53 in listening, reading, writing and speaking.
Alternative English Language qualifications may also be accepted, including the following: 
 English Language proficiency of 530 at level 4 or 500 at level 6 in Chinese College English Test (CET).
 English Language proficiency of 60 at TEM level 4.
English Language proficiency at HKDSE Level 3.

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Scholarship & funding

Staff of University of Birmingham is  pleased to offer a number of prestigious international scholarships to reward outstanding achievements. 
For more information, please, visit webpage.


Student life

In this video you can see one day in a life of George, student of Policy, Politics and Economics program