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University College Birmingham are a Made in the Midlands Gold Member

About Us

Based in the heart of the UK’s biggest regional city, University College Birmingham is highly respected by employers and industry for providing career-focused education and training.

UCB specialises in vocational courses in both the Higher Education and Further Education sectors with a growing portfolio of Apprenticeships.

Most of our undergraduate degrees are accredited by the University of Birmingham, one of the world’s top-ranked academic institutions, and our reputation for excellence means the University is a popular choice for international students, who join us from more than 60 countries.

We are committed to providing the best facilities for all our students and are investing £100 million on a comprehensive package of improvements that will secure our reputation for excellence.

We offer a unique learning environment with enrolment on college courses and apprenticeships (for post-16 school-leavers), on specialist university degrees (BA and BSc) and postgraduate courses (MA and MSc).

We would love to see you at one of our open days, where you will be made to feel very welcome. Please take a look at our facilities and accommodation, chat to our students and see for yourself why UCB is such a special place to study.

University College Birmingham's Badges

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Inclusivity Campaign

Members who have attended workshops on inclusion in the workplace and improving workplace mental health gain the inclusivity badge. To learn more about becoming a member of the Made in Group inclusivity campaign visit

Event Passport

Members who have the passport badge have enhanced membership that includes the option to attend all national events. To enquire about becoming a passport member email [email protected]

Services University College Birmingham Provide

What we offer

Undergraduate Courses

University College Birmingham excels at delivering career-focused, vocational degrees. The majority of our courses are accredited by the University of Birmingham and our own foundation degrees, full BAs and BScs are highly valued by industry.

Top-up Courses

University College Birmingham has lots of different courses for students to “top-up” their HE qualifications. Top-up degrees are suitable for students who have achieved an HND, a foundation degree or a European equivalent course.

College Courses

Our practical, vocational courses will prepare you for the world of work – or you might decide to stay on to study for a degree. Our courses are great for school-leavers and mature learners who are looking to change career or pick up new skills.


University College Birmingham’s diverse apprenticeships, run with valued industry partners, offer young people aged 16 and over superb opportunities to learn skills for life while getting paid.

Part-Time and Online Courses

We run a large number of part-time courses at degree and postgraduate level across University College Birmingham’s five schools. We can help you acquire the skills to excel in the workplace.

Postgraduate Courses

We offer a range of postgraduate degrees (MA, MSc, diploma/certificate, pre-masters) in specialised areas of education, tourism, hospitality, marketing management, culinary arts, youth work and business.

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The University College Birmingham Team

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Contact Us

Summer Row, , Birmingham, B3 1JB
Tel: 0121 604 1000