University of Birmingham and Mexico

The University has a long tradition of welcoming students from Mexico. We currently have a growing number of Mexican students at Birmingham studying a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

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.

Many nationality groups form student societies during their time here. We have  a vibrant  Mexican Student Society.


The University offers a range of scholarships for international students
at both undergraduate and postgraduate level

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.  

Please note: If you have taken exams which are from another country's national education system (eg SAT and AP exams from the USA) you should consult the country specific section for that country for qualification equivalence information. If you are unsure about the acceptability of your qualifications for entry to Birmingham please contact us for further details.

Students from Mexico need to meet the standard English language requirements for international students.

Foundation Pathways

Bachillerato with an overall score of 8 or more to include at least 8 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, the International Baccalaureate (IB), or a suitable foundation programme, such as one of our Foundation Pathways, for entrance to undergraduate programmes.


Students who hold the Licenciado/Professional Titulo from a recognised Mexican university with a promedio of at least 8 will be considered for Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters degrees.

Students who have completed a Maestria from a recognised institution will be considered for PhD study.

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.

Sponsored students


The University is pleased to welcome sponsored students from Mexico and offers a range of tuition fee discounts to support them.

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Mexico is Joelle Maurice.

To contact Joelle with your questions, please email 

Birmingham Representatives in Mexico 

Students who are interested in applying to study at the University of Birmingham are encouraged to contact our representatives in Mexico City, loveUK. They can assist you with questions about studying in the UK and, more specifically, at the University of Birmingham. They can also help with the application process for the University and with the process of applying for a visa.


Veracruz 69 – 201, Col Condesa,
Mexico City 06140

skype: loveuk.mexico

Tel: +52 (55)5533 2160 / +52 (55)6719 7243

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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