As one of the world’s leading international universities and one of the world’s top 100, you can be assured of a high-quality education from the University of Birmingham. As a member of the elite Russell Group of UK universities, which includes Oxford and Cambridge, we are the first of this group to open a campus in the international education hub of Dubai. This continues our legacy of connecting the brightest students from across the globe, offering an outstanding education experience delivered by excellent teachers in a university renowned for research and teaching.
There has never been a more exciting time to join the University of Birmingham’s global community. Our campus offers the opportunity to gain a world-class British university education in one of the world’s most dynamic and exciting cities.
Birmingham is a university with a global reputation, meaning that our students graduate with a degree that is recognised and respected around the world. As the only global top 100 university with a campus in Dubai, we are also ranked 79th in the QS World University Rankings. What is particularly significant about these rankings is that they draw on data from global employers and other leading higher education institutions.
Academic requirements The programme requirements are listed next to the programme entry in the course finder. To find out what the grade requirements would be for a qualification that you have studied in your own country, please see your individual country page information English language requirements In order to undertake a programme of study here at the University, you will need to demonstrate that you have a good level of written and spoken English. You can demonstrate your level of English with IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or alternative qualifications. The sections below will tell you what grades you need in these qualifications for the subject area you want to study. Some degree programmes have slightly higher requirements than those stated here. When this is so, we will ensure that you are informed using the contact details you have provided on your application. If you have been instructed and assessed in English language at a recognised institution, you may be exempt from these requirements. Academic area TOEFL IELTS* Pearson Test of English (PTE)** Cambridge English (exams taken from 2015)*** Engineering and Science 80 overall with no less than 19 in Reading, 19 in Listening, 21 in Speaking and 19 in Writing 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band PTE Academic 51 in all four skills Cambridge English: Advanced Minimum overall score of 169, with no less than 162 in any component Cambridge English: Advanced Minimum overall score of 169,with no less than 162 in any component Arts***, Business****, Education (Taught), Health Sciences, Public Policy, Social Sciences 88 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band PTE Academic 59 in all four skills Cambridge English: Advanced Minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component
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