Four-year integrated degree

Study in inspirational surroundings

Aston Webb, Edgbaston campus

Live and study alongside other undergraduate students

Students by the lake at The Vale Village

We offer a four-year undergraduate degree with an integrated preparatory year, combining the highest standards of one of Britain’s leading global universities with a fully integrated student experience. Delivered as part of the Foundation Pathw, we offer a robust set of modules to develop your subject knowledge and academic writing skills in preparation for your degree.

You will receive dedicated support in the important first year in the UK and will be immersed in the University environment throughout your programme. Successful completion of the initial year will guarantee you progression onto your chosen undergraduate degree at Birmingham, ensuring you are fully prepared for the Birmingham student lifestyle and academic challenges.

You will be part of a global community, living and learning at the heart of our campus, and studying with world-leading academics. If you are highly motivated and have an excellent academic record, this is your pathway to successful undergraduate study at Birmingham or other top UK universities.

The Foundation Pathways experience

Find out more about what it's like to study at Birmingham and what's on offer.

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The Pathways


Find out more about the three pathways available and the modules you will study


How to apply

Guidance on how to apply to the Birmingham Foundation Academy and helpful tips for your application

How to apply

Foundation Pathways fees
Foundation Pathways Entry Requirements
Download the Foundation Pathways Prospectus
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