University of Birmingham and Singapore

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications Register for the eventfrom students from Singapore. 

We currently have over 120 Singaporean students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the UK and Singapore. Explore the information below to find out more about student life, scholarships and specific entry requirements for your country.

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.

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..

Foundation Pathways

A-Levels BBB. For Engineering and Physical Sciences Pathway this should include grade B in Mathematics.


For IB, we require a total of 28 points, or 554 at HL with 24 overall with no subject requirements - except for the Engineering and Physical Science Pathway, where a 5 in Mathematics  at SL or HL would be required.

For further information see the Birmingham International Academy website.


Students with suitable grades at A level or International Baccalaureate (IB) may be considered for entry to an undergraduate degree programme.

Students who have successfully completed a Polytechnic Diploma may be considered for entry to our undergraduate degree programmes. Students who achieve a B grade average or above with good scores in relevant subjects can be considered for direct entry to the second year. Students who achieve a C grade average should be considered for year one entry (a few exemptions apply for certain departments). The university has established Advance Standing Agreements with 5 Polytechnics in Singapore (Singapore, Ngee Ann, Temasek, Nanyang, Republic) which provide guidelines for some of the Diplomas we will accept and scores required by certain departments (Business, Life Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science). Please contact your institution for further information. Departments that are not part of this list can still consider Diplomas for entry to undergraduate programmes. Diplomas that are not on the list will be considering on an individual basis and may require you to provide further details such as the curriculum and module transcripts to identify suitability.


Students holding a good Bachelor Honours degree will be considered for postgraduate study at Diploma or Masters level.

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 Singapore

Alumni in Singapore

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

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Singapore is Katy Friend. To contact Katy with your questions, please email

Birmingham representatives in Singapore 

The University of Birmingham's representatives in Singapore 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.

Educational Link Consultants
545 Orchard Road # 06-04
Far East Shopping Centre
Singapore 238882
Tel: (65) 6238-7310/6235-1080
Fax: (65) 6238-7313

IDP Singapore
4th Level RELC Building
30 Orange Grove Road
Singapore 258352
+65 6736 7025/40/41 (Enquiries)
+65 6235 3845 (IELTS)
+65 6736 7036 (IELTS)
Fax:+65 6737 1736

IDP Singapore Cecil St
TPI Building, 62 Cecil Street, #03-00
Singapore 049710
Tel: +659725 7005

Overseas Education
321 Orchard Road #07-03
Orchard Shopping Centre
Singapore 238866 (Next to 313 Somerset/Somerset MRT Exit B)
Tel: +68179802 / +61009800 / +63335100

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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