Birmingham Foundation Academy

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Our Foundation Academy combines the highest standards of one of Britain’s leading global universities with a fully integrated student experience. 

The Birmingham Foundation Academy offers an outstanding opportunity for international learners to enter the university environment one year before the start of a UK undergraduate degree programme.

You will be part of a global community, living and learning at the heart of our campus, and studying with world-leading academics. If you are highly motivated and have an excellent academic record, the Foundation Academy is your pathway to successful undergraduate study at Birmingham or other top UK universities.

The BFA experience

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The Pathways


For more information about the Pathways available. You will be able to decide which one is best for you


How to apply

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How to apply

Birmingham Foundation Academy fees
BFA Entry Requirements
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