What can you study?

Depending on the agreement with your home university there’s a range of degree course you may be able to access with a Direct Entry programme across the following colleges. Check with your home university to see which courses you may be able to join at the University of Birmingham.

College of Life and Environmental Sciences

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences is dedicated to exploring and learning about the diversity and evolutionary challenges of life in all its forms. From molecules and cells to organisms and their environment, Biosciences is an exciting area to study and is contributing to major advances related to human and environmental health, medicine and food security. Whether at a global, national or local scale, Environmental Science evolved rapidly in recent years, and there has never been a greater impetus to understand and resolve complex environmental issues.

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences comprises seven academic Schools working across the frontiers of science and engineering in education, research and translating knowledge.

Students can study a range of disciplines including Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (Automotive), Mathematics, Mathematics with Business Management, Mathematics with Computer Science, Mataterials Science and Technology, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

College of Social Sciences

The College of Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. Around 25% of our staff are international and combined with over 42,500 global alumni representing over 185 countries, our work impacts all areas of society grounded in the key disciplines of business, economics, education, government and society, and social policy.

Students can study a range of disciplines including Economics, Money Banking finance, Business Management, Social Policy, Policy Politics and Economics.

College of Arts and Law

Studying Philosophy at the University of Birmingham will give you access to world-class talent in fields as diverse as Metaphysics, Philosophy of Psychiatry, Epistemology, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Mind and many others. You will enjoy a rich and engaging academic experience and students on this programme rate it extremely highly.