University of Birmingham and Bahrain

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Bahrain. A growing number of Bahraini students are studying undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at Birmingham in a range of disciplines.

The student experience

Find out about student life and how to get involved in the student community to make the most of your time here.


Find out more about scholarships and financial support.

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Birmingham Foundation Academy

Applicants to the Foundation Academy will require an average of 85% in the Thanawiyan (Secondary School Leaving Certificate), to include 85% in Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway.

For further information see the Birmingham Foundation Academy website.


The University will consider students who have taken GCE A Level examinations, the International Baccalaureate (IB), or a suitable foundation programme, such as the Birmingham Foundation Academy, for entrance to undergraduate programmes. 


Students who have completed a first degree of four years duration will normally be considered for admission onto a Masters degree.

English Language

You may be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

How to apply

How to apply video

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!


Accommodation at the University of Birmingham

Find out more about student accommodation. The University has a wide variety of accommodation to suit every need making Birmingham feel like a home away from home.

Alumni in Bahrain


The University has many strong alumni groups all over the world. Find out more about Birmingham alumni activities in Bahrain by clicking on the picture above.

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Bahrain is Elijah James. To contact Elijah with your questions, please email

Birmingham representatives in Bahrain

The University of Birmingham is represented by IDP Education in Bahrain and their local office will be able to assist you with your application to the University.

IDP Education Pty Ltd.
Isa Town Mall. Shop 20 Next to Housing Bank
Building 3324, Road 1012, Block 810
Isa Town
Tel: +973 17689960
Fax: +973 17689930

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.


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