BTEC applicants

The University of Birmingham welcomes BTEC applicants for many of our courses. Here are some tips to help you prepare for study here.


Academic writing

Academic writing is a key skill in higher education, enabling you to communicate your ideas clearly. This film gives you some quick tips on how to produce great essays.

How to revise

Because BTEC courses involve few exams, it is probably a long time since you’ve had to do lots of revision. Watch this film for some valuable advice and useful approaches.

Sitting exams

As a BTEC student, you may not have done any exams for some time. This film offers guidance on how you can brush up on exam techniques for your university course. 

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