- Number of A levels required:
- Typical offer:
- Required subjects and grades:
- A level (or equivalent) in at least one modern language
- General Studies:
International baccalaureate update
Please note that we have reviewed our policy on the IB Diploma for 2016 entry and our offers will now focus on performance in Higher Level subjects. For more information and details please read our 2016 IB Diploma requirements.
Other qualifications are considered – see entry requirements
Important information: Please see "How to apply" for UCAS language codes.
Please note that for reasons of timetabling it is not possible to combine Spanish with Russian, Italian with Portuguese, Italian with Mandarin Chinese, nor Portuguese with Mandarin Chinese. All languages except French can be studied from beginner’s level.
We welcome applications from international students and invite you to join our vibrant community of over 4500 international students who represent 150 different countries. We accept a range of qualifications, our country pages show you what qualifications we accept from your country.
Depending on your chosen course of study, you may also be interested in one of our foundation pathways, which offer specially structured programmes for international students whose qualifications are not accepted for direct entry to UK universities. Further details can be found on Birmingham International Academy web pages.