10 Reasons


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Investing in your future



1. 投资你的未来


Although we have a rich heritage, we’re constantly investing in improvements to our facilities, ensuring that you benefit from a state-of-the-art learning environment. Our £260 million investment programme includes the new £61 million Parkside Building at our City Centre Campus, with construction on a second new building currently under way, and plans for a new Conservatoire in the pipeline.






Increasing your employability


2. 增加你的职业潜力


Our commitment to developing graduates with the skills and experience employers need means that within six months of graduating, 90 per cent of undergraduate students are in employment or further study (DLHE survey 2012/13). Whatever subjects you choose, we focus on giving you up-to-date knowledge and real-world experience, so you’ll be ready to launch into your chosen career. Find out more about our commitment to your employability.




Learn from the best



Learn from the best


3. 站在巨人的肩膀


From the UK's leading criminologist to a former director of top pub and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers, our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry, ensuring you benefit from their knowledge and insight. We are also ranked sixth out of 130 institutions for student teaching time (Daily Telegraph course finder) and our schools and courses regularly rank highly in national league 





Relevant research


4. 丰富的学术研究成果


In the most recent audit of our research expertise - the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) – 90 per cent of Birmingham City University’s total submission was judged to have delivered ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ impact externally.






Earn while you learn


5. 校园兼职机会


Our student employment agency,OpportUNIty - Student Jobs on Campus, allows you to apply for temporary and casual staffing roles at the University, providing experience in crucial aspects of job application, as well as employability skills to take into the workplace.







Innovative teaching


6. 创新的教学模式


We’ve invested in innovative student support, such as groundbreaking mobile learning and teaching research which brings our courses to life, including the Virtual Case Creator - a pioneering online simulation tool for Health students; the School of Law's Virtual Solicitors' Office; and the School of Education's virtual school. Our online learning site, Moodle, provides 24-hour access to resources and flexible approaches to learning.




Innovative Teaching



Working in partnership


7. 广泛的合作伙伴


We work with our students to ensure we are meeting your needs and aspirations at all times. In 2010, we received a prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) award for ‘Outstanding Student Support’ for a unique project with our Students’ Union partnering academic staff with students to make recommendations on future teaching. Find out what our students said about us in the National Student Survey.






Professional relevance


8. 职业向导型课程


We pride ourselves on the range of professional accreditations - almost 40 at the last count - and the number of successful industry partnerships we have. Professional bodies accrediting our courses include the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, British Psychological Society, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Health and Care Professions Council and Royal Institute of British Architects.





Encouraging entrepreneurship



9. 鼓励专业人才培养


ASK@BCU online employer mentoring teams students up with alumni and employer mentors to provide industry insight, employability skills and contacts.


Industry Partnerships



Industry partnerships




Many of our courses offer work placements with leading companies – offering vital opportunities to get your foot in the door. Microsoft, Cisco, Sony and Cartier are just some of the major brands we have links with. Working closely with these companies enables us to develop cutting-edge curricula and collaborate on course projects.