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Excellent university, close to my student accommodation. Excellent staff that are there to help you throughout my university life

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By member648547
On 21st May 20

University College Birmingham Ranking


The University of Sheffield #1
Loughborough University #2
University of Dundee #3
University of Cambridge #4
Bangor University #5
University of St Andrews #6
University of Exeter #7
Harper Adams University #8
University of Bath #9
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) #10

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University College Birmingham Hall Rankings


The Toybox #1
88 Bromsgrove House #2
800 Bristol Road #3
Kensington House #4
The Old Fire Station #5
Selly Oak Court #6
William Murdoch #7
The Heights #8
Bentley House #9
Bagot Street #10

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Excellent university, close to my student accommodation. Excellent staff that are there to help you throughout my university life

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By member648547
On 21st May 20

Applying to University College Birmingham

Entry Requirements

128-143 UCAS Points

Average range for University College Birmingham entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.

TEF Rating

More details of our TEF outcome can be found on the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) website.


Offer and Acceptance Rates
Offers:
2,925
÷  
Applications:
0
=
Offer rate:
86.41%
Acceptances:
805
÷  
Applicants:
3,385
=
Acceptance rate:
27.52%

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 30th January 2020. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.


Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Online learning
OPEN DAYS:
Open day on 2nd Oct.
TEACHING NOTES:
Students can come onto campus if they are on a further education course or one of the higher education courses listed as eligible for face-to-face teaching. They anticipate that higher education students on any other courses will not be able to return to on-campus tuition until after 17 May at the earliest, based on any changes to government restrictions
This is the latest available data taken from the ucb.ac.uk website on 14th July 2021. Read all universities responses in our Covid-19 university response article.

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Is University College Birmingham intimidating?
By member1235354 On 21st December 18
Yes. I would avoid.
By member1051071 On 10th September 20
Can you please elaborate
By member1159265 On 29th May 21
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 10th June 21

good modules and good lecturer to study

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th May 20

good university good quality of teaching

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 27th May 20

Nice place to take your hospitality education.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 21st May 20

Excellent university, close to my student accommodation. Excellent staff that are there to help you throughout my university life

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 20th April 20

anyone can get into this uni really, think the uni just cares about course numbers and money which means that you will get people in your course that dont really care about getting a degree and will talk and muck around in the lectures, and although complaints have been made theres been nothing done about it. The course i did was really good with free trips and most lectuerers are really good in supporting students through their studies, and the facilities are really improving. Halls are okay, however they seem to be charging way too much.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 4th August 19

I studied BA Digital Marketing, and overall modules and syllabus were great. I got lucky to have such an amazing year manager who really took the time to give lectures and materials to study. It is a great place if you want to learn focused courses like Digital marketing.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 2nd May 19

OK as a Uni , made some nice friends. Courses are good. I was a student at UCB when it was BCFTCS, then came back later. There were some staff there before who were extremely helpful. They knew what service and support is. Now they have new staff who don't care about students. Overall uni is ok but certain areas are a put off such as IT. Although they now have new PC suites /areas the support is terrible. The IT staff are useless. Wifi is always going down. When I studied here before there was one IT member who was very helpful, All the students relied on him, luckily he is still working here and as reliable as ever. Other student support areas are hit and miss, depends on who helps you. I would only recomend this uni if course is not available anywhere else as in my case.

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 6th December 16

More of a college than a university, I previously went to another university, and I can say without a shadow of a doubt this is a terrible uni in comparison to others. There is no SU, there are minimal societies, although the societies there are are very welcoming. I would advise looking to get into other unis.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 2nd December 16

The student union is small, there are only really sports societies and a few others, would appreciate a few more fun societies that werent sport related!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 16th October 15

Wifi very hit and miss. Good amount of societies for a small university.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 16th October 15

There are many sports societies available to join for both men and women. All facilities are kept up to date and are modern

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