The University of Birmingham is one of the most popular study destination for Rwandan students in the UK. There are currently over 25 Rwandan students studying a range of courses at Birmingham.

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 the Arbitur from Germany or 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 Rwanda need to meet the standard English requirements for international students.


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.

Rwanda student life

Rwanda student life

Find out about Rwandan student life at the University of Birmingham and how to get involved in the student community to make the most of your time here.

Foundation Pathways

Grades AAB in the Advanced General Certificate of Education, to include Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway or Baccalaureate with minimum of 14/20 (Bien) with at least 14/20 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 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 a 4-year Bachelor degree with at least 16/20 or 70% will be considered for Postgraduate Diplomas and Masters degrees.   

Why choose Birmingham?

Films on what it’s like to study, live and play in Birmingham


Find out more about scholarships and financial support.

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Rwanda is Joelle Maurice.

To contact Joelle with your questions, please email

Birmingham Representatives in Rwanda

Our representatives in Rwanda can provide advice on studying in the UK and, more specifically, at the University of Birmingham. They will also be able to assist you with your application.

Kay Plaza 1st Floor 
Opp Chez Lando, Kisementi 
Tel: +250 785368392 

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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