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University of Birmingham Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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The student community comprises of around 5000 students from over 150 countries. University of Birmingham has a total of around 34,000 students studying at the different schools and colleges. International applicants are invited to apply for the fall semester.

  • Applicants can apply through the UCAS portal.
  • UCAS admission deadline for the international applicant is October 15. Domestic applicants can send in applications for spring term till January 15.
  • Applicants are required to fulfill country-specific requirements
  • International applicants must provide a TB certificate when applying for Tier 4 Visa.


ApplicationUG: UCAS Portal
PG- Direct to the University or through a country representative
Application Fees£50 non-refundable
Intake SeasonsFall
Acceptance rate79.2%
Payment ModeVisa, MasterCard and Maestro Cards
Work ExperienceRequired

University of Birmingham Admission Deadlines

International applicants can apply through UCAS Portal. The admission deadlines for UCAS is October 15.

Visa Requirements for International Applicants

International students must have the Tier 4 visa clearance for almost six months while applying for the courses. For Tier 4, aspirants must have 40 points:

  • 30 points - A valid Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from a Tier 4 sponsor
  • 10 points - Enough money for college tuition, application fee, and living costs.
  • Applying for visa costs around 348 Pounds.
  • The applicants must apply for a visa at least 3 months prior to the start of course.
  • Applicants must provide the following documents when applying for the visa:
    • Passport and travel documentation
    • 2-passport size photographs
    • Financial support proof
    • A tuberculosis test result
    • Translations of documents, if required.

University of Birmingham Undergraduate Admissions

University of Birmingham offers around 350 undergraduate programs. The admission requirements for international applicants are detailed below:

Where to apply: UCAS Portal

Application fee: 50 GBP

  • Applicants are required to fulfill Senior Secondary level requirements for admissions. These include core subjects that should be a part of the curriculum of the applicant.
  • Applicants must fulfill country-specific requirements. For details, click here .
  • Indian Applicants are must fulfill the following requirements
    • A*AA = 85% West Bengal or 95% Other State boards OR 90% national board and Maharashtra
    • AAA = 85% national boards and Maharashtra or 80% West Bengal or 90% Other State boards.
    • AAB = 80% national boards and Maharashtra or 75% West Bengal or 85%, Other State boards
    • ABB/BBB = 75% ISC, CBSE, Maharashtra and West Bengal or 80% Other State boards
  • Academic reference(s)
  • Degree transcripts
  • English language test certificate

English Language Requirements for UG Admissions

International applicants from non-native English speaking countries must fulfill the following ELP requirements for admissions at the university.

AOverall 80; minimum 19 each in reading, listening & writing; 21 in speaking6.0; minimum of 5.5 in each band51 in all four skills
BOverall 88; 20 in listening, 21 in reading and writing; 22 in speaking6.5; minimum of 6.0 in each band59 in all 4 skills
COverall 95 with minimum 22 in each band7.0; minimum of 6.5 in each band67 in all four skills
DOverall 95 with minimum 23 in each band7.0; minimum of 7.0 in each band67 in all four skills

Note: The university offers professional courses for applicants who are unable to fulfill the minimum score requirements.

University of Birmingham Graduate Admissions

The university offers over 600 PG programs. The admissions requirements for these programs are general. The details of the process and requirements are mentioned below:

Where to Apply: UCAS Portal

  • Four-year Bachelors degree
  • International applicants fulfill country-specific requirements. For details, click here
    • Three-year Bachelors degree from recognized Indian institutions
    • For MSc programs, the student should be a holder of a three-year degree from recognized Indian Institution.
  • English language proficiency test scores
  • Research Proposal
  • Letter of Reference
Engineering and ScienceOverall 80; minimum 19 in reading,
listening and writing and 21 in Speaking
6.0; minimum of 5.5 in each bandPTE Academic 51 in all four skills
Arts, Business, Education (taught), Health Sciences, Public Policy, Social SciencesOverall 80; minimum 20 in listening,
21 in reading and writing and 22 in speaking
6.5; minimum of 6.0 in each bandPTE Academic 59 in all four skills
Medicine, Dentistry, Research Education, LLM, ClinPsychDOverall 92 with minimum 22 in each Band7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each bandPTE Academic 67 in all four skills

Note: The University of Birmingham International Academy offers free language services to students enrolled in UG and PG programs.

Applicants can suggested to ensure that the supporting documents are received on time. If additional documents are not received on time, the university may deny admission to the applicant. International applicants can contact the member of the university, in their home country.

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