Clearing for international students

Selected places available for high quality students

The University of Birmingham has vacancies available through Clearing for International (non-EU) applicants in summer 2014. These are for applicants seeking to enter the University in autumn 2014.

The only programmes and subject areas which we do not have any vacancies for are:

  • Social Work (L501 & L502)
  • Physics (all programmes except Nuclear H821/H822)
  • Dental Hygiene and Therapy BSc (B750)
  • Dental Surgery BDS (A200)
  • Drama (all programmes)
  • Medicine and Surgery MBChB (A100)
  • Medicine and Surgery MBChB Graduate Entry Course (A101)
  • Nursing (B700)
  • Psychology (C800) 

For all other programmes, which are available, you can find out more about them through our course finder . Please note that for some areas we may consider applicants who have achieved slightly lower grades than our standard entry requirements. You may wish to view our standard country specific entry requirements . Please note that all applicants must satisfy our standard English language requirements for their intended area of study.

Please note that you may only apply for an International Clearing vacancy if you are a non-EU student ( Overseas fees-payer ) and if you are genuinely eligible for Clearing: that is, you have applied through UCAS and you have received your results but you are not currently holding an offer anywhere else.

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How to apply through international clearing

If you are interested in applying for a place through International Clearing and are eligible to do so, please contact Admissions first, at with your UCAS Personal ID number, Clearing number (if you have one), details of the programme/s you are interested in and your educational background (including copies of transcripts and certificates where possible). We will then advise you on whether your qualifications are suitable for your chosen programme/s. If we decide to make you an offer, we will then advise you to submit a Clearing application via UCAS track.

If you do have any questions relating to International Clearing you may telephone +44 (0)121 414 2222 and speak to an Admissions representative. Please note we will not be able to offer places via telephone. We must be in receipt of all supporting documentation and your personal details via email before consideration can be given.

If you do not meet the requirements for entry directly on to one of our degree programmes you may want to consider entry through the Birmingham Foundation Academy .

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