Birmingham City University International College

Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC) is a pathway college to Birmingham City University (BCU). The College is located in Bournville, England, in the South of Birmingham, just minutes away from BCU’s student community. BCUIC offers students a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate pathway programmes.

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School Description

Birmingham City University International College (BCUIC) students can choose an undergraduate pathway programmes in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Architecture, Art and Design, Built Environment, Business, Computing, Networking, Game Technology, Education, Engineering, Fashion, Film and Technology, Health Science, Jewellery, Law, Marketing, Media, Psychology, and Sports Science. And postgraduate students can choose a pathway programme in Art, Management, Built Environment, Business, Computing, Design, Fashion, Law and Media. BCUIC students are offered shared or private accommodation options. Once enrolled, all students have immediate access to online student portals, the Students' Union, and student support services. The support services include assistance with airport pickup, enrolment, social activities, English language, disability support, studies and student welfare.

Pathway Programs

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    Accounting, Economics and Finance

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences is an ACCA Platinum Approved Learning Partner. The modules in this programme include: Accounting, Business Mathematics, Critical Thinking, and Business Studies. Modules for Economics include Business Foundations, Applied Economics, and Business Analysis, Methods and Techniques. Modules for Accounting include Financial Information Systems, Management Accounting, Principles of Economics, and Financial Accounting. 

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Architecture

    GBP 17,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The pathway programme in Architecture is validated by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and prescribed by the Architects Registration Board (ARB). The modules in the programme include Critical Thinking, Extended Media Experimentation, Mass Communication, Media Experimentation in Art and Design, and Information Research, Recording and Responding in Art and Design.

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    Art

    GBP 17,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: This pathway leads to a wide range of Birmingham City University Masters Degrees including Visual Communication courses which are accredited by Creative Skillset. The modules in the programme include: Creative Practice, Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study.


  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Art and Design

    GBP 17,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The modules in the Art and Design pathway programme include: Critical Thinking, Extended Media Experimentation, Information Research, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication and Preparation; Recording and Responding, Progression, Knowledge and Understanding Of Creative Practice, Media Experimentation, and Personal Combined Experimental Studies in Art and Design; and Mass Communication.

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    Art Management

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The modules in the Art Management pathway programme include Business and Economics, Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, ICT Skills for Postgraduate Study, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication Management, and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. Once completed, students can choose to specialise in fashion, global media or luxury brands.

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    Built Environment

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate Pathway: The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is professionally recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Royal Town Planning Institute

     (RTPI), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). The modules in the programme include Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1 and 2, Physics 1, ICT Skills, Design Concepts, Programming Techniques and Business Studies. 

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Built Environment

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment is professionally recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). The modules in the programme include Business and Economics, Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, ICT Skills for Postgraduate Study, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Management, and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. 

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Business

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The modules in the Business Pathway Programme include: Business Studies, Critical Thinking, Composition and Style, Accounting, Business Mathematics, ICT Skills, and Globalisation. Modules for Business include: Business Foundations, Marketing Foundations, Professional Development, Consumer Psychology, Business Analysis, Methods and Techniques, and Business Environment. The modules for Business Management include Contemporary HR for Managers, Marketing Foundations, Professional Development, Understanding Organisations and Organisational Behaviour, Finance for Managers, and Employee Engagement. 

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Business and Management

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: Modules in the Business and Management pathway programme include Business and Economics, Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, ICT Skills for Postgraduate Study, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Management, and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. This Successful completion of the programme leads to a range of Birmingham City University Master’s degrees including specialisation in finance, insurance and management.

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    Computing

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: Modules in the Computing pathway programme include: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Consultancy and IT Management, Research Methods for Postgraduate Study, Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, and Enterprise E-Systems. 

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    Computing, Networking and Games Technology

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: Modules in the Computing, Networking and Games Technology include Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1, Numerical Techniques 2, Physics 1, ICT Skills, Design Concepts, Programming Techniques, and Business Studies. Successful completion of the programme leads to Birmingham City University (BCU) Bachelors degree programmes. The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment BCU delivers professional training for international IT giants like Cisco and Microsoft.

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    Design

    GBP 17,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: The Design pathway is for students interested in creative, hands-on and management aspects of design. The
    modules in the programme include: The Creative Practice, Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. 

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    Education

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The modules in the education pathway programme include: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1, Biology 1, Physics 1 (Only for Biomedical Sciences and Sports pathways), Mass Communications (Only for Early Years Studies and Public Health pathways), Design Concepts, Business Studies, ICT Skills, Biology 2 (Only for Biomedical Sciences and Sports pathways), and Composition and Style (Only for Early Years Studies and Public Health pathways). 

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    Engineering

    GBP 13,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The modules in the Engineering programme include: Design Concepts, ICT skills, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1 and 2, Physics 1 and 2 and Programming Techniques.
     The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment at Birmingham City University (BCU) is professionally recognized by the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). 

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    Fashion

    GBP 17,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The modules in the Fashion pathway programme include: Creative Workshop, Critical Thinking, Extended Media Experimentation, Information Research; Recording and Responding, Preparation and Progression, Media Experimentation, Personal Combined Experimental Studies and Knowledge and Understanding Of Creative Practice In Art and Design; Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication and Mass Communication. The successful completion of this programme leads to the Birmingham City University Bachelors degree programme. Graduates of the University’s Faculty of Arts, Design and Media have gone on to work for international companies including Burberry and Cartier.

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Fashion

    GBP 17,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: Modules in the Fashion pathway programme include: Creative Practice, Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, ICT Skills for Postgraduate Study, and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. 

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Film and Technology

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: Modules in the Film and Technology pathway programme include: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1 and 2, Physics 1, ICT Skills, Design Concepts, Programming Techniques, and Business Studies. 

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    Health Science

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The modules in the Health Science pathway programme include Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1Biology 1, Physics 1 (Only for Biomedical Sciences and Sports pathways), Mass Communications (Only for Early Years Studies and Public Health pathways), Design Concepts, Business Studies, ICT Skills, Biology 2 (Only for Biomedical Sciences and Sports pathways) and Composition and Style (Only for Early Years Studies and Public Health pathways). 

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    Jewellery

    GBP 17,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The modules in the Jewellery pathway programme include Critical Thinking, Extended Media Experimentation, Information Research, Recording and Responding In Art & Design, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication & Preparation and Progression in Art and Design, Knowledge & Understanding Of Creative Practice In Art & Design, Mass Communication, Media Experimentation in Art and Design, and Personal Combined Experimental Studies In Art & Design. Modules for Gemmology and Horology include Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 3, Numerical Techniques 1, Physics 1 and 2, ICT Skills, Information Research, Recording and Responding in Art and Design, Critical Thinking and Numerical Skills 2. 

    The completion of the programme leads to a range of Birmingham City University (BCU) bachelors degrees. The Gemmology degree is one of the only courses of its kind in the world!

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    Law

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: Modules in the Law pathway programme include: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Composition and Style, Introduction to English Legal System, Mass Communication, Legal Foundations, Critical Thinking, ICT Skills and Globalisation.

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    Law

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: Modules in the Law pathway programme include: Contract and Commercial Law, Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, International Perspectives of Human Rights Law, Legal Skills and the Legal System, and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. 

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    Marketing

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: Modules in the Marketing pathway programme include: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Business Studies, Critical Thinking, Composition and Style, Accounting, Business Mathematics, ICT Skills, and Globalisation. 

    Once the programme is completed, successful students will get the opportunity to work on live projects and specialize in Advertising and Public Relations; Consumer Psychology; Digital; or Retailing. Birmingham City University’s marketing courses are accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). 

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Media

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: Modules in the Media pathway programme include: Extended Media Experimentation, Information Research; Recording and Responding, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication and Preparation and Progression, Knowledge and Understanding Of Creative Practice, Media Experimentation, and Personal Combined Experimental Studies In Art and Design.

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Media

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: Modules in the Media pathway programme include; Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study, Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, and Research Methods for Postgraduate Study. This pathway programme enables students to pursue a career in events, film, public relations or video games. 

  • Maple Road, Birmingham B30 2AE, UK

    Psychology

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The Psychology pathway programme provides the stepping-stones needed to progress onto Bachelors in Psychology at Birmingham City University. The pathway programme include: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication, Numerical Techniques 1 and 2, Critical Thinking, Composition and Style, Business Studies, ICT Skills, and Globalisation. 

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    Sports Science

    GBP 12,000 Tuition Fee

    Undergraduate pathway: The Sports Science pathway programme courses are endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. The modules in the programme include: Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 3, Numerical Techniques 1, Biology 1 and 2, Physics 1, Design Concepts, Business Studies, and ICT Skills. 

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  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    BCUIC shares a partnership with Navitas. The Navitas Academic Merit Scholarship is awarded each semester to the most outstanding results from two students across all programs at a Navitas Pathway College or Managed Campus. The Navitas family bursary is awarded in situations where two or more students from the same family study at a Navitas institution. Students are not required to apply for the scholarship as it is awarded based on academic performance, so all students are eligible. 

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    Established in 2013

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    BCUIC is a Navitas College. Being under the umbrella of Navitas gives colleges and universities access to resources and expertise that help them drive large-scale initiatives that provide tangible, lasting benefits to students, faculty, staff and local communities. Students who successfully complete Navitas pathway programs and meet partner entry requirements progress directly into the second year programs at the partner university.

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