University of Birmingham and Mexico

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Mexico. There are over 50 Mexican students are studying foundation, 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.

Many nationality groups form student societies during their time here. We have  a vibrant  Mexican Student Society.


We offer a range of scholarships for international students
at both undergraduate and postgraduate level

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

Birmingham Foundation Academy

For entry to our foundation programme, the Birmingham Foundation Academy, we would consider students who have obtained an average of 8 or more in the Bachillerato, Bachillerato Técnologico, Preparatoria Técnica, and Técnica. 


The University will consider students who have taken GCE A Level examinations, the International Baccalaureate (IB), or holders of the Bachillerato together with a recognised foundation programme, such as the Birmingham Foundation Academy.


Holders of the Licenciado/Professional Titulo from a recognised Mexican university with a promedio of at least 8.0 will be considered for our Postgraduate Diploma and Masters degrees. Applicants for PhD degrees will normally have a Maestria or equivalent.

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.

Sponsored students


The University is pleased to welcome sponsored students from Mexico and offers a range of tuition fee discounts to support them.

Contact us

There are various ways to contact us, whether you need support with your application, information on living and studying in Birmingham, or visa and immigration advice.

Birmingham representatives in Mexico 

The University of Birmingham contact for Mexico is Andy Hammond

To contact Andy with your questions, please email 

Students who are interested in applying to study at the University of Birmingham are encouraged to contact our representatives in Mexico City, loveUK. They can assist you with questions about studying in the UK and, more specifically, at the University of Birmingham. They can also help with the application process for the University and with the process of applying for a visa.


Veracruz 69 – 201, Col Condesa,
Mexico City 06140

skype: loveuk.mexico

Tel: +52 (55)5533 2160 / +52 (55)6719 7243

The 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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