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University of Birmingham and Bangladesh

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Bangladesh. We currently have a growing number of Bangladeshi students studying a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The University of Birmingham is a founding member of The Russell Group with a glorious, green campus, outstanding teaching and facilities and a vibrant and welcoming community. Located in the heart of England, Birmingham is an exciting and vibrant city with a fascinating history. There has never been a more exciting time to study with us.

Zainab Naqvi

Zainab Naqvi

PhD Law

“Life at Birmingham is full of possibilities and opportunities both inside and outside of your subject area. The University promotes crossdisciplinary events at a college level which I have been involved in.”

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.

English Language

You will need to demonstrate a certain level of English language, either through an English test such as IELTS, TOEFL or PTE, or we may be able to accept your previous or alternative qualifications as evidence. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements, and details on our presessional English language courses.

Foundation Pathways

Successful completion of High School Certificate with grade a verage of 75% in the Higher Secondary Certificate. To include at least 75% in Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway.


Higher Secondary Certificate students will be required to take an approved Foundation Programme before they can be considered for entry to the first year of our Bachelor degree programmes (see Birmingham Foundation Pathways). 

Candidates who have successfully completed a three year Bachelor of Science, Arts or Commerce degree with very good grades will be considered for entry to the first year of relevant Bachelor degree programmes.

Please note:

  • For Medicine country specific requirements, please visit our Applying to Medicine website.
  • For Dentistry, please see the general entry requirements listed on the Dental Surgery course page.
  • Our BNurs and MNurs Nursing courses are only available to home/EU students.

Postgraduate Taught

The University will consider students who have successfully completed a Bachelors (Honours) degree of at least three years duration, followed by a Masters degree of one or two years duration. Degrees must be from a recognised institution in Bangladesh.

Students with a good (65%+) 4 year bachelor degree from a recognised institution may also be considered for postgraduate entry.


Find out more about fees and funding for undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research courses, or click here for information on international tuition fees.


To reward outstanding achievement and to help ensure that fears about finance do not constrain our students, we are pleased to offer a number of prestigious international scholarships.

Use the links below to search our funding and scholarship databases:

Search the undergraduate funding database
Search the postgraduate funding database

Your country representative is Carl Adaway.  Our admissions and recruitment teams are available to provide you with support during all stages of your enquiry and application to the University. We regularly visit Bangladesh to enable you to meet our staff in your country, and we offer a range of ways to speak to our staff and current students to get information and advice on living and studying in Birmingham.

There are lots of ways to find out more about Birmingham. We run monthly live chats where you can ask us any questions you might have about your application or the University. Visit our Live Chats page to find out when the next events are.

Birmingham Representatives

Our representatives in Bangladesh can assist you with your questions and help you during the application process: 

H&S Education Services

4/A Indira Road (Mahbub Plaza),
Ph: (+88 02) 9139756, (+88 01) 733 000566,  (+88 01) 7211 2856

IDP Educational Bangladesh Ltd

Hamid Tower, 4th Floor, Level 5Hamid Tower, 4th Floor, Level 5
Gulshan Circle
Ph:(+88 04) 478667788


Navana Tower. Suite 9B. 
45 Gulshan Avenue
Ph: (++88 01) 755660012

SG Education (Shabuj Global Education)  

House: 3
Block: E
Road: 17
Block: E
Beena Kanon
Sheltac House
Ph: (++88 01) 701808655, (++88 01) 711245409
Email: , 

Offices also in: Sylhet

SI UK Bangladesh

House no. 57/A 
(4th Floor West)
Road no. 4/A 
Dhaka 1209
Ph: (+880 9) 6780 96780

Student Connect 

Dr Rifatullah's Happy Arcade (1st Floor)
Road no. 3, House No. 3 (Marriott Convention Centre)
Mirpur Road,
Dhaka 1205
Ph: (+88 09) 678 444044

Offices also in: Sylhet

Birmingham Visits

Our beautiful campus is open to the public throughout the year, so if you are in the UK and would like to visit, you can book onto a campus tour. Due to the global circumstances around COVID-19, we are running more live chats as an opportunity to talk to our staff regularly. Please visit our Live Chats page to find out when we will be available for online events, which include live chat and videos.

Student Experience

The University of Birmingham is a fantastic choice for your academic study. Our thriving campus with its beautiful grounds, friendly community and excellent facilities will quickly make you feel at home. We offer you a huge variety of exciting activities to get involved in outside of your studies, too.

Beautiful surroundings and fantastic facilities

When you step onto campus, you are immersed in our historic red-brick buildings and glorious green spaces. You'll find our Edgbaston campus both a peaceful and vibrant place to spend your time, whether it's studying on one of the lawns, or enjoying a hot drink in one our many cafes.

When you are on campus, you are in the heart of University life - it's the perfect place to meet friends, whether it's to have a bite to eat, discuss your seminar notes or meet up before heading off to a sports club or society.

You can also take advantage of our fantastic facilities on campus. Study in our state-of-the-art academic library with its stunning views over campus, or go for a swim after lectures at our brand new £55 million Sport and Fitness Club.

Student societies

Many nationality groups form student societies during their time at the University of Birmingham. The student societies are an excellent way to keep in contact with home and also provide an opportunity to highlight your culture and customs in the UK. Student societies are also a useful point of contact for prospective students to Birmingham who may want to contact current students for information.


The University of Birmingham has many strong alumni groups all over the world. Alumni groups are an excellent way of keeping in contact with the University and with other graduates from Birmingham who live in your country. Some alumni groups meet on a regular basis for social and professional events.

If you would like to meet up with University staff when they are in your country or you would be willing to help promote the university at education exhibitions, we would also like to hear from you. You can find out if there is an alumni group in your country or join our alumni mailing list on the Alumni website.

Contact Details

For all general queries about becoming an international student at Birmingham, please complete and submit our enquiry form.


The University of Birmingham have a South Asia office who will be happy to answer any queries you might have.

Nabeel Vehra (Country Manager)

+92 (0) 301 4113456
Carl Adaway
International Recruitment
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston Campus
B15 2TT

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