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Pathways at

BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY  2 013/14  Birmingham, United Kingdom

University Programmes

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BCUIC Pathways at BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY 2012/13

Birmingham: a great place to live Birmingham is the second largest city in the United Kingdom with an area of over 80 square miles and a population of over a million people, including approximately 73,000 students. It is a vibrant, multicultural city where people enjoy living, studying, working and playing. Birmingham

Where is Birmingham? Birmingham is located in the West Midlands region of England. The city is at the centre of England and at the hub of its transport network, making it a great base from which to explore the UK and mainland Europe. London is only one and a half hours away by train and Birmingham Airport is just 30 minutes by taxi from the Bournville campus, offering direct flights to the USA, North Africa, Dubai, and European destinations with connections worldwide via Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Istanbul.

Things to do Birmingham is a European centre for retail, commerce and culture, with a proud heritage and modern outlook. The city offers excellent entertainment for all tastes, with a range of leading theatres, museums, art galleries and music venues. It is also home to one

of Europe’s largest city centre shopping malls, Bullring, with over 160 shops including Selfridges, Abercrombie and Fitch, Apple and Top Shop. Here are just some of the many things to do and see in and around Birmingham: • Visit Cadbury World and live out all of your chocoholic dreams. • Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace in nearby Stratford–upon–Avon. • Enjoy the peaceful surroundings and beautiful plant life at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. • Shop till you drop in the Bullring and The Mailbox. • Check out the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall. • Take a ride on the canal boats at Gas Street and Brindleyplace.

• Watch a football match — Birmingham is home to three top football teams: Aston Villa, Birmingham City and West Bromwich Albion. • Wander around art galleries such as Ikon and the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. • Visit the Jewellery Quarter for some of the most innovative jewellery in Europe. • Enjoy London’s West End shows when they come to Birmingham’s theatres. • Go wild at Alton Towers theme park. • Gaze at the aquatic life at the Sealife Centre. • Enjoy a world-famous Balti. • Visit the Thinktank at Millennium Point Science Museum and be amazed and educated. • Relax in one of Birmingham’s many parks.

Birmingham’s climate The climate in Birmingham is classified as a temperate maritime climate, like much of the British Isles, with average maximum temperatures in summer (July) being around 21.5 °C (70.7 °F); and in winter (January) around 6.5 °C (43.7 °F).

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BCUIC Pathways at BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY 2012/13

Pathways available to BCUIC students Undergraduate pathways Accountancy and Finance

Art and Design

• BA (Hons) Accountancy • BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

• • • • • • •

Built Environment Studies • BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology • BSc (Hons) Construction Management • BSc (Hons) Planning, Environment and Development

BA (Hons) Art and Design BA (Hons) Fashion Design BA (Hons) Fashion Retail Management BA (Hons) Fine Art BA (Hons) Horology BA (Hons) Interior Design BA (Hons) Interior Products Design

Economics and Finance

Law

• BA (Hons) Economics and Finance

Engineering

• LLB (Hons) Law • LLB (Hons) Law with American Legal Studies • LLB (Hons) Law with Business Law • LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology

• • • •

Marketing

Business • • • • • • •

BA (Hons) Accountancy and Business BA (Hons) Business BA (Hons) Business and Economics BA (Hons) Business and Finance BA (Hons) Business and HRM BA (Hons) Business and Management BA (Hons) Business and Marketing

BEng (Hons) Automotive Engineering BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) Telecommunications and Networks

Technology • BSc (Hons) Business Information Technology • BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology • BSc (Hons) Computer Networks • BSc (Hons) Computer Networks & Security • BSc (Hons) Computer Science • BSc (Hons) Film Production and Technology

• BA (Hons) Jewellery Design and Related Products • BA (Hons) Product Design • BA (Hons) Textile Design • BA (Hons) Theatre, Performance and Event Design • BA (Hons) Visual Communication

• BSc (Hons) Film Technology and Special Effects • BSc (Hons) Forensic Computing • BSc (Hons) Information and Communications Technology • BSc (Hons) Motorsports Technology • BSc (Hons) Multimedia Technology • BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering and Production

• BA (Hons) Marketing, Advertising and PR • BA (Hons) Marketing

Postgraduate pathways Art and Design (subject to approval)

Business • MBA • MSc Management and International Business

Law • LLM International Business Law • LLM International Human Rights

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Your investment English Language

Course fee (£)

Cost per 6 week block of study

£1,400

Cost per 10 week block of study

£2,400

One Year Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCEAP)

£7,800

Undergraduate pathway Stages of study

BCUIC course fee per stage

Birmingham City University course fee per stage*

Stage 1

University Foundation in Accountancy, Business and Marketing

£9,900

£10,100

Stage 1

University Foundation in Art and Design

£9,900

£10,100

Stage 1

University Foundation in Art and Design (extended)

£13,900

£10,100

Stage 1

University Foundation in Built Environment Studies

£9,900

£10,100

Stage 1

University Foundation in Economics and Finance

£9,900

£10,100

Stage 1

University Foundation in Engineering

£11,300

£11,300

Stage 1

University Foundation in Law

£9,900

£10,100

Stage 1

University Foundation in Technology

£9,900

£10,100

Stage 2

First Year Degree Accountancy, Business and Marketing

£10,100

£10,100

Stage 2

First Year Degree in Economics and Finance

£10,100

£10,100

Stage 2

First Year Degree in Built Environment Studies

£10,100

£10,100

Stage 2

First Year Degree in Engineering

£11,300

£11,300

Stage 2

First Year Degree in Technology

£10,700

£10,100–£11,300

* Stated university fees are a guide only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Fees stated above are for the 2013–14 year only.

Postgraduate pathway Stages of study

BCUIC course fee per stage

Birmingham City University course fee per stage*

Stage 1

Pre-Master’s in Art and Design (subject to approval)

£6,750

£10,500

Stage 1

Pre-Master’s in Art and Design (Extended) (subject to approval)

£9,300

£10,500

Stage 1

Pre-Master’s in Business

£6,750

MBA £13,150 (18 months) £12,650 (12 months) MSc £11,000 (18 months) £10,500 (12 months)

Stage 1

Pre-Master’s in Business (Extended)

£9,300

MBA £13,150 (18 months) £12,650 (12 months) MSc £11,000 (18 months) £10,500 (12 months)

Stage 1

Pre-Master’s in Law

£6,750

£10,500

Stage 1

Pre-Master’s in Law (extended)

£9,300

£10,500

* Stated university fees are a guide only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Fees stated above are for the 2012–13 year only.

Academic calendar Intake Semester

Enrolment and Orientation

Study Begins

Study Ends

Autumn

Monday 30 September 2013

Monday 7 October 2013

Friday 17 January 2014

Spring

Monday 3 February 2014

Monday 10 February 2014

Friday 9 May 2014

Summer — Undergraduate

Tuesday 27 May 2014

Monday 2 June 2014

Friday 29 August 2014

Summer Pre-Master’s

Monday 23 June 2014

Monday 30 June 2014

Friday 5 September 2014

bcu.ac.uk/bcuic

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