Studying at Birmingham

Term Dates


Autumn Term 26 September 2016–9 December 2016
Spring Term 9 January 2017–24 March 2017
Summer Term 24 April 2017–16 June 2017

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

As well as the IT and elearning facilities within the School of Education, there is also a dedicated education library. You will also be able to access the additional libraries which are situated on the campus. A new state of the art main library is also currently being built on the campus.

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