Course Features

Train to become a Children’s Nurse with our degree commencing in April 2011

If you’re interested in a rewarding career as a children’s nurse, we currently have vacancies on the Child Nursing branch of our BSc (Hons) Nursing RN course commencing in April 2011. For entry onto the course, you’ll need to have appropriate qualifications to meet the course entry requirements and also to have evidence of study […]


New Era for Nurse Training Courses

Back in September 2008, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) ratified proposals to make nursing an all-graduate profession. As a result of their decision, universities who offer qualifications at diploma level will be phasing out these courses over the next couple of years. All nurse training courses will be offered at degree level from September […]


Graduate futures: postgraduate study funding

Unlike undergraduate courses, the majority of postgraduate courses are not supported by government funding. This can present a dilemma to prospective students who wish to further their academic studies to the next level after graduation. There are some exceptions to this, including PGCE and postgraduate Social Work and NHS-funded qualifications, where students may be entitled […]


Creative Self Development Courses in Art & Design – Semester 2 Enrolment

At Birmingham City University’s Bournville Centre for Visual Arts, a range of shorter creative courses are on offer commencing in Semester 2. Perhaps you’ve always wanted to try watercolour painting or to take a course in photography. Maybe you’re a keen artist who would like to further develop your practice with input and guidance from […]


Course Feature: LLB (Hons) Law

Birmingham City University’s LLB (Hons) Law programme is a well-established course with a range of features that can really add value to a student’s experience whilst studying with us.


Graduate options: considering postgraduate study

Postgraduate study can provide a rewarding and exciting route to developing yourself personally, academically or professionally. There can be a whole host of reasons as to why those who decide to take up further study choose to do so at different stages of their lives. However you arrive at a decision to study, it’s important […]


Professional Development Courses

Many employers see the benefits of ensuring that their employees have opportunities to develop themselves both personally and professionally during the course of their careers. In this article, we look at a range of options which may be available to you to enhance your professional development. What types of course are available? Professionally-accredited courses provide […]


Teacher Training: Information and Resources for Prospective Students

Teaching is a highly an enjoyable and thoroughly rewarding career for those who are motivated by helping others to learn and develop in an educational environment. The teaching profession offers a competitive starting salary for newly qualified teachers, opportunities for career progression into more senior teaching or management roles and the chance to make a […]


Psychology at Birmingham City University

The brand new BSc (Hons) Psychology course offers a fascinating programme of study with the options for students to follow specialist studies tailored towards health psychology, criminal and forensic psychology, business and organisational psychology and research and psychology on a full-time basis. Tutors on the course are all British Psychological Society accredited and there has […]


New Flexible Learning Business & Management Degree

Birmingham City University is offering a new flexible learning degree programme this September.  The course will appeal to prospective students who have commitments which would prevent them from attending university on a full-time basis. The BA (Hons) Business and Management by Flexible Learning is a joint honours programme which allows students to study a large portion of […]