University of Birmingham and Poland

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Poland. There are currently 54 Polish students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.


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

For further information see the Birmingham Foundation Academy website.

Undergraduate

Holders of the Matura / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci (Secondary School Certificate) with a minimum overall score of 70% and a minimum score of 70% in at least three extended-level exams will be considered for entry to the first year of most of our undergraduate degree programmes.

Please refer to the information below as guidance for grade comparisons to A-level entry requirements:

A*AA: 80% overall in the Matura to include at least three extended-level subjects with a minimum of 85% in each.
AAA: 75% overall in the Matura to include at least three extended-level subjects with a minimum of 80% in each.
AAB: 75% overall in the Matura to include at least three extended-level subjects with a minimum of 75% in each.
ABB: 70% overall in the Matura to include at least three extended-level subjects with a minimum of 75% in each.
BBB: 70% overall in the Matura to include at least three extended-level subjects with a minimum of 70% in each.

Specific A-level subject requirements must be at extended level:
A* = 85%
A = 80%
B = 75%

Postgraduate

Holders of a good post-2001 Licencjat / Inżynier (Bachelors degree), or a pre-2001 Magister, from a recognised Polish university, with a minimum GPA of 4 out of 5, bardzo dobry ‘very good’, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes.

Holders of a good pre-2001 Magister from a recognised Polish university with a minimum GPA of 4 out of 5, bardzo dobry ‘very good’, and/or a good Świadectwo Ukończenia Studiów Podyplomowych (Certificate of Postgraduate Study) or post-2001 Magister, will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.


English Language

You will 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!

Course Finder Database

Find an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Course

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.

PG Funding Database

Postgraduate Funding Database

The University of Birmingham offers a range of postgraduate scholarships for students. You can search the latest funding opportunities using our postgraduate funding database.

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Poland is Stephen Allmark. To contact Stephen with your questions, please email eu@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Visits to Poland

Staff from the University of Birmingham visit different countries throughout the year to meet with students, schools and universities. For full details of visits, please see the Meet us in your country section.

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.