For all undergraduate courses (apart from the International Foundation Programme) you should apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Information about the application process and the online application form can be found at the UCAS website.
It is important that you remember that the University of Birmingham's UCAS code number is B32. You must enter this clearly on your application to ensure that it reaches us for consideration. You must also ensure that your application reaches us on time to be considered for entry on to your chosen course. Deadlines for applications can be found on the UCAS when to apply web pages.
It is important that you maximise the impact of your application by meeting the UCAS deadlines and by making the most of the space provided for your personal statement.
UK students (via school or college)
If you are applying from a UK school or college, your teacher or careers advisor will be able to support you with your application and guide you through the process.
Independent UK applicants
If you are applying independently within the UK, you can seek advice from various organisations who will support you with your application. The most comprehensive source of information about how to apply is available on the UCAS website.
EU and overseas applicants
If you are applying from the EU or overseas, and your school or college is not registered with UCAS, you are responsible for your application. Advice concerning applications is available from British Council offices and other centres, such as your school or college. Further information about applying from the EU or overseas can be found on the UCAS studying in the UK website.
If you are an applicant currently studying within the USA or Canada we can accept an application from you through the Common Application. However, if you are able to apply through UCAS we would encourage you to apply through this route. We strongly recommend that you apply by 15 January to ensure equal consideration with the rest of our applicants, however, we may consider applications after this date in some subject areas.
Please note you may only apply through the Common Application or UCAS, not both.
We will not accept applicants from other countries through the Common Application.
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