University of Birmingham and Sri Lanka

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Sri Lanka. We currently have 30 Sri Lankan students following 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.


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

Applicants who possess high school leaving qualifications equivalent to UK ‘A’ levels will not normally be considered eligible for the foundation. However, if you choose to take the Foundation Pathway as an adjustment year, you would be required to have at least A levels - At least ABB profile, to include Mathematics for the Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway.

For further information see the Birmingham International Academy website.


The University will consider students who have taken GCE A-levels, Sri Lankan local ‘A’ Levels, or the International Baccalureate for entrance to undergraduate programmes.


Students with a First Class or a high Upper Second Class Bachelors degree will be considered for entry to postgraduate Masters degrees, and occasionally, directly for PhD degrees.

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 Sri Lanka


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

Contact us

The University of Birmingham contact for Sri Lanka is Carl Adaway. To contact Carl with your questions, please email 

Birmingham Representatives in Sri Lanka

Crossroads Education 

134 Philip Gunawardena 
Colombo 4
Sri Lanka

Ph: +94 (0) 755 598 620

Visits to Sri Lanka

Staff from the University of Birmingham visit different countries throughout the year to meet with students, schools and universities. For full details of visits, please see below.

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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