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 student experience

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

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.


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.


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

English Language

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

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 Iran


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

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

Contact us

There are various ways to contact us, whether you need support with your application, information on living and studying in Birmingham, or visa and immigration advice.

Birmingham representatives in Iran

The University of Birmingham contact for Iran is Catherine Yates.  

To contact Catherine with your questions, please email or you can 'Like' our Facebook page at

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
Tel:+ 98 (21) 8806 0550 / 8806 0558
Fax: + 98 (21) 8806 8220
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 

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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