University of Birmingham and Cameroon

The University has a long tradition of welcoming students from Cameroon. We currently have a growing number of students at Birmingham studying a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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.

Scholarships

The University offers a range of scholarships for
international students
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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.  

Please note: If you have taken exams which are from another country's national education system (eg SAT and AP exams from the USA) you should consult the country specific section for that country for qualification equivalence information. If you are unsure about the acceptability of your qualifications for entry to Birmingham please contact us for further details.

Foundation Pathways

13/20 in the Cameroon Baccalaureate to include at least 13/20 in Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway, or at least 13/20 in Biology for our MLGS pathway, that progresses to a Biology focused degree.

For further information see the Birmingham International Academy website.

Undergraduate

Students who hold Cameroon GCE A Levels with good grades or French Baccalaureat with minimum grades of 12/20-15/20 will be considered for entrance to undergraduate programmes.

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

Postgraduate

Students with a minimum average of 14 out of 20 (or 70%) on a 4-year Licence, Bachelor degree or Diplôme d'Etudes Superieures de Commerce (DESC) or Diplôme d'Ingénieur or a Maîtrise will be considered for Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters degrees.

Students who have completed a Masters degree from a recognised institution will be considered for PhD study.

English Language

You may be required to provide evidence of your English ability.  

Cameroon has two systems of education, one based on the British model, the other on the French - as long as a student has studied under the British system, and obtained either (a) a minimum of grade C on their English Language General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level or (b) completed their degree in English they will be exempt from the standard international English 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

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.

Support

Student support

As an International student, you will be met with a warm welcome at the University of Birmingham. There is support available for everything from obtaining your visa to public transport

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Cameroon is Andy Hammond.

To contact Andy with your questions, please email international@bham.ac.uk

The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next postgraduate visits.
For all international visits please check our events page.

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