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University of Birmingham and Nepal

The University of Birmingham welcomes applications from students from Nepal. We have students from Nepal following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The University of Birmingham is a founding member of the Russell Group with a glorious, green campus and a vibrant and welcoming community. Located in the heart of England, Birmingham is an exciting and vibrant city with a fascinating history. Committed to providing students with outstanding teaching and facilities, there’s never been a more exciting time to study at the University of Birmingham.

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

Holders of the School Leaving Certificate (Grade XI &XII) from the National Examinations Board (NEB), with an overall score of 70% or above will be considered for entry to one of the Birmingham International Academy foundation pathways. To include 70% in Mathematics for our Engineering and Physical Sciences pathway.

For further information see the Birmingham International Academy website.

Undergraduate

A High School Leaving Certificate is not sufficient for undergraduate courses. Applicants for UG study will require additional qualifications, such as A Levels or the IB.

Postgraduate Taught

We require a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0  and above or 65%-79% average for equivalency to 2.1. A GPA of 3.0/4.0 and above or 60%-65% average for equivalency to 2.2.

3 year degree plus a Masters may also be considered for entry to Postgraduate study 

Funding

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

Scholarships

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 (Regional Manager for South Asia).  Our admissions and recruitment teams are available to provide you with support during all stages of your enquiry and application to the University 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

We are supported by a network of agents across the globe including IDP Education, Shabuj Global Education UK and SI UK in Nepal . 

IDP Education Nepal

Hattisar
Kathmandu 1
Nepal 44601
Phone: (++977) 1-4217400

SG (Shabuj Global) Education

3rd Floor
Putalisadak
Kathmandu
Nepal
Phone: (++977) 14421257
WhatsApp No: 00447496142423
Email: uob.nepal@shabujglobal.com  

SI UK 

2nd Floor, Agriculture Development Bank,
Putalisadak, 44600
Kathmandu 
Nepal
Phone: (++977) 15903980 /  15903981
Email: kathmandu@studyin-uk.com

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.

Careers

We offer dedicated support for international students, including an international careers consultant and a team of international student ambassadors. We will support you in developing the skills you will need to fully prepare for the working world or further academic study, whether this is in your home country or elsewhere.

Our Careers Network researches jobs all over the world. We host fairs, workshops and presentations, which are attended by many large, global companies that offer opportunities worldwide. We also offer a huge database of information on employers, vacancies and industry trends in a range of countries.

Alumni

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.

Address
International Recruitment
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston Campus
Edgbaston
B15 2TT
Email
southasia@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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.

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