Studying at Birmingham

Term Dates


Autumn Term 25 September 2017–8 December 2017
Spring Term 8 January 2018–23 March 2018
Summer Term 23 April 2018–15 June 2018

Please note that the term dates above relates to general teaching periods at the University. Dates may differ for some programmes of study.


It can be a daunting experience coming to the university as an international student but the university will provide you with a strong network of support, from your first enquiry through to graduation. The International Student Advisory Service (ISAS) is a dedicated team of advisers who offer specialist knowledge and expertise from across the globe and Birmingham International Academy (BIA) runs presessional, foundation and Insessional English programmes.

Academic Facilities

There are dedicated IT and elearning facilities within the School of Education. You will also be able to access to the new state of the art main library which opens in 2016.

The City of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham has it's own train station and is just 3 miles from the city centre.

Find out more about the City of Birmingham