University of Birmingham and Egypt

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Egypt. A growing number of Egyptian students are studying undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at Birmingham in a range of disciplines.

The student experience

Find out about student life and how to get involved in the student community to make the most of your time here.


Find out more about scholarships and financial support

Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements.

English Language

Students from Egypt need to meet the standard English language requirements for international students. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

Birmingham International Academy

Average of 85% in the Thanawiyan, to include 85% in Maths for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway.
For further information see the  Birmingham International Academy website.


Applicants from Egypt generally require either A levels, an IB Diploma or successful completion of the Foundation Pathway Programme in order to be considered for entry to the first year of an undergraduate degree programme. We can also accept alternative recognised foundation programmes - please refer to the UK page.

International pre-masters programmes:

Holders of a bachelor degree from a recognised university with a 60-74% will be considered for entry to pre-masters programmes.


Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised university with a minimum of 3.0/4.0 or 75% will be considered for entry to postgraduate taught programmes.

For postgraduate research programmes applicants should hold a good Bachelor's degree and a Master’s degree, ideally with 3.0/4.0 or 75% from a recognised institution although applications can be considered on an individual basis.

How to apply

How to apply video

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!


Accommodation at the University of Birmingham

Find out more about student accommodation. The University has a wide variety of accommodation to suit every need making Birmingham feel like a home away from home.

Alumni in Egypt

Alumni in Egypt

The University has many strong alumni groups all over the world. Find out more about Birmingham alumni activities in Egypt by clicking on the picture above.


Our students from the Middle East and North Africa tell you more about what it is like to study at the University of Birmingham!

Contact us 

The University of Birmingham contact for Egypt is Joelle Maurice.

To contact Joelle with your questions, please email

Birmingham representatives in Egypt

The University of Birmingham is represented in Egypt by IDP Education

IDP Education Egypt
Offices# 101 and 102
31 Omar Bekier St. off Othman Bin Affan, Nozha
11361, Heliopolis, Horeya

Tel: +202 2774 4204 / 206 / 308
Email: info.cairo@idp.comWebsite:

The British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.

The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next postgraduate visits.
For all international visits please check our events page.

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