University of Birmingham and Iran

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

The University of Birmingham is among among the world’s top 100 universities, renowned for changing lives and transforming society. Birmingham is a founding member of the Russell Group with a glorious, green campus, outstanding teaching and facilities and a vibrant and welcoming community. Located in the heart of England, Birmingham is an exciting and vibrant city with a fascinating history. There has never been a more exciting time to study with us.

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

You may be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

Foundation Pathways

Students with an overall score of 16/20 in the Diplom-Metevaseth (National High School Diploma) will be considered for entry the Birmingham International Academy (to include 16/20 in Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway.

For further information see the Birmingham International Academy website.

Undergraduate

The University will consider students who have taken GCE A Level examinations and the International Baccalaureate (IB) for entrance to undergraduate programmes. 

Students who have completed the Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe) with a minimum overall GPA of 16/20 and students who have successfully completed the National Entrance Exam (Kunkur) are welcome to apply for entry to undergraduate programmes.

Postgraduate

Students with a good honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognised university will be considered for postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham.

Funding

Find out more about fees and funding for undergraduate study and postgraduate taught courses.

Scholarships

 

Student Experience

The University of Birmingham is a fantastic choice for your academic study. Our thriving campus with its beautiful grounds, friendly community and excellent facilities will quickly make you feel at home. We offer you a huge variety of exciting activities to get involved in outside of your studies, too.

Beautiful surroundings and fantastic facilities

When you step onto campus, you are immersed in our historic red-brick buildings and glorious green spaces. You'll find our Edgbaston campus both a peaceful and vibrant place to spend your time, whether it's studying on one of the lawns, or enjoying a hot drink in one our many cafes.

When you are on campus, you are in the heart of University life - it's the perfect place to meet friends, whether it's to have a bite to eat, discuss your seminar notes or meet up before heading off to a sports club or society.

You can also take advantage of our fantastic facilities on campus. Study in our state-of-the-art academic library with its stunning views over campus, or go for a swim after lectures at our brand new £55 million Sport and Fitness Club.

Student societies

Many nationality groups form student societies during their time at the University of Birmingham. 

The student societies are an excellent way to keep in contact with home and also provide an opportunity to highlight your culture and customs in the UK. Student societies are also a useful point of contact for prospective students to Birmingham who may want to contact current students for information.

Alumni

The University of Birmingham has many strong alumni groups all over the world. Alumni groups are an excellent way of keeping in contact with the University and with other graduates from Birmingham who live in your country. Some alumni groups meet on a regular basis for social and professional events.

If you would like to meet up with University staff when they are in your country or you would be willing to help promote the university at education exhibitions, we would also like to hear from you. You can find out if there is an alumni group in your country or join our alumni mailing list on the Alumni website.

Contact Details

For all general queries about becoming an international student at Birmingham, please complete and submit our enquiry form.

Address
The University of Birmingham's representatives can assist you with questions about studying in the UK and, more specifically, at the University of Birmingham. They will also be able to assist you with the application process.

Fernas Education Consultants
Masoud Rahmdel
# 6, Kaj Building
387 Asadabadi Ave
Tehran 14346
Iran
Tel:+ 98 (21) 8806 0550 / 8806 0558
Fax: + 98 (21) 8806 8220
Email: m.rezaei@tisec-fernas.com
www.tisec-fernas.com 
 
IDP Education Ltd Iran Office
No.3, Sanaz dead-End
Ghalandari St
Mirzapour St, Shariati Ave
Tehran, Iran  P.O.Box 1931744953
Phone: +98 (21) 2224 6710 -13 Mobile:+98 9125 8524 61
 www.idp.com 
Email: elnaz.atashbiz@idp.com

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.

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