Entry requirements

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To be accepted onto the Birmingham International Summer School you must:

  • Be studying an undergraduate programme at a University outside the UK or be registered as an International student at a UK university
  • Be of good academic standing (based on a transcript or letter of recommendation from your University provided during the application process).
  • Have achieved proficiency in English Language equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall with no lower than 5.0 in any band.*

* If you have been studying in a University where English is the medium of instruction, we may not require you to take an additional English test. For further advice please email BISS@contacts.bham.ac.uk

There are no subject specific requirements for the Birmingham International Summer School.