University of Birmingham and Libya

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Libya and has a small thriving student community on campus on a number of programmes.

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. 

Foundation Pathways

Students who have achieved an average of 80% in the Secondary Education Certificate, to include 80% in Maths for the Engineering and Physical Science pathway, will be considered for entry to the Foundation Programme before progressing to their chosen undergraduate degree programme.

For further information see the Birmingham International Academy website.


The University will consider students who have taken GCE A Level examinations, the International Baccalaureate (IB), or a suitable foundation programme (such as the Birmingham Foundation Academy), for entrance to undergraduate programmes.

Students who have completed a Higher Technician Diploma with minimum GPA of 65%, or a Bachelor degree from a Higher Technical or Vocational Institution with minimum GPA of 65%, may be considered for entry to the first year of an undergraduate degree programme.

Students who have the Secondary Education Certificate plus one year of a Bachelor degree from a recognised university with a minimum GPA or 65% may also be considered.


Holders of a good honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject and from a recognised universitywill 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 Libya


The University has many strong alumni groups all over the world. Find out more about Birmingham alumni activities in Libya 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

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.

The University of Birmingham contact for Libya is Joelle Maurice.

To contact Joelle with your questions, please email

Birmingham representatives in Libya

The University of Birmingham is represented by IDP Education in Libya through their Cairo office in Egypt, details can be found below: 

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

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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