University College Birmingham (UCB) is a specialist University offering industry-respected vocational degrees and college courses. The three-site city centre campus includes the new £26 million McIntyre House, opened in 2014 as part of an ongoing commitment to investing in first-class student facilities and teaching.
The majority of degree courses are accredited by the University of Birmingham, ensuring impeccable levels of quality assurance. UCB manages a comprehensive programme of industrial placements both in the UK and worldwide and many courses feature “live” projects in which students are challenged to work in real-life business scenarios.
Lectures and teaching groups emphasise the link between academic theory and practical industry application and students consistently rate courses highly for satisfaction. The Academic Skills Centre, run by specialist lecturers, offers a package of regular, free study-based support to improve essay writing, research and presentation techniques.