Undergraduate Courses

The School offers a number of relevant and flexible modular programmes of study at the undergraduate degree level. These include Bachelors of Arts, Philosophy and Science; Certificates; Certificates of Higher Education; and University Certificates.

We are committed to innovative and flexible solutions to meet people's different learning needs, including those who have just left school, others who wish to learn new skills, update their existing knowledge or wish to pursue a hobby or interest. For more information, click on the course links below or download a flyer with information on our three BA (Hons) degree programmes. (PDF, 1.21MB)

Birmingham Foundation Academy


If you are highly motivated and have an excellent academic record but you don’t meet the entry requirements for our undergraduate programmes, the Birmingham Foundation Academy is your pathway to successful undergraduate study at Birmingham or other top UK universities. Upon successful completion of the appropriate pathway, you will be guaranteed progression to our extensive range of undergraduate programmes.


Undergraduate Degrees

Autism Spectrum (Webautism) University Certificate

This distance learning programme is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the autism spectrum. It will be of particular interest to those working with children and adults on the autism spectrum, including Asperger sydrome.

Education BA (Hons)

The BA Education degree is interdisciplinary and combines ideas and research from areas such as education, psychology, sociology, philosophy, social policy and history. It is designed for both UK/EU and international students who have career aspirations and/or academic interests in the fields of childhood and education.

It combines the academic study of childhood and education with a practical focus on career development in related areas in the United Kingdom, Europe and beyond.

In your second year, you have the option to study overseas at one of ourr partner institutions for the first term.

Education and History BA (Hons)

The Joint BA (Hons) Education and History degree course at Birmingham provides you with the opportunity to study Education and History in equal proportions to Honours degree level.You will have the opportunity to combine the study of the human past in one or both of the modern and medieval periods with the study of educational practices, processes and applications in a range of contexts and settings.

Education and Sociology BA (Hons)

The Joint BA (Hons) Education and Sociology degree at Birmingham provides you with an opportunity to study Education and Sociology in equal proportions to Honours degree level. Students will combine the study of key issues facing contemporary societies; including globalization; the changing nature of work and the family; gender roles and multiculturalism; with the study of educational practices; processes and applications in a range of contexts and settings. 

For general undergraduate enquiries, please email ugeducation-enquiries@contacts.bham.ac.uk



For information about application process for Birmingham Foundation Academy, please refer to the Undergraduate web pages of the University.  


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