University of Birmingham and Oman

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Oman. We currently have Omani students studying a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

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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 an average of 85% in the Thanawiyan, to include 85% in Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway, will normally 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 International Academy, for entrance to undergraduate programmes. 


Students who have completed a first degree of four years duration will normally be considered for admission onto a Masters degree.

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 Oman


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

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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 Oman

The University of Birmingham contact for Oman 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 in Oman 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.

IDP Education Oman
First Floor Nizwa House (Behind Al Madina Plaza)
Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos
Atahibah, Muscat
Sultanate of Oman
Tel: + 968 24 696452 / +968 24 696453 
Fax: 00 968 24 696 451

Global Connections 
P.O. Box 1115
Amman 11821
Tel: +962 779729665 / +962 779729668

Cultural Attaché
The Cultural Attaché’s office at the Oman Embassy offers full in-country and in-UK support to students from Oman. Please contact the cultural office for further details.

Cultural Attaché
Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman
Cultural Attaché Office
64 Ennismore Gardens
Tel: +44 (0)207 838 3853 / (0)207 838 3860
Fax: +44 (0)207 589 3810 / (0)0207 584 6435

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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