Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE), Birmingham City University – UK

With around 22,500 students from 80 different countries, Birmingham City University is a large, diverse and popular place to study. The University puts students at the heart of everything it does, giving them the best possible opportunity for success in the future.


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Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment (CEBE)

CEBE is located at Birmingham City University’s City Centre Campus. It comprises four schools that, together, are able to respond dynamically to the multiple modern technological challenges posed by fast-paced industries.

CEBE’s vision is to create a powerful centre of technological excellence and innovation, to educate to the highest quality in technology and engineering, and to equip students with the technical skills they need to succeed in the workplace. The University’s close links to industry allow students to become involved in the latest research and make a real contribution to business.

Through a vast choice of accredited courses supported by more than 300 staff, plus vigorous research activities, CEBE has gained a reputation as the West Midlands’ chief hub of knowledge, technology and skills transfer into industry.


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Birmingham City University offers programmes in a broad range of engineering disciplines, giving students the chance to hone their particular skills and passions, while setting them on course to thrive in their future careers. Undergraduate courses include:

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering (Microelectronics Pathway)
  • Electronic Engineering (Telecommunications Pathway)
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Motorsports Technology

The University also provides a variety of comprehensive postgraduate and PhD programmes for students who wish to further their studies, and boost their chances of success in an increasingly competitive job market.


Birmingham City University provides a variety of state-of-the-art technology to help students further their studies. It has an ongoing strategy to upgrade and further develop its well-equipped laboratories.

Global technology providers such as PTC and Technosoft have recently donated more than £11million worth of computer aided design, product lifecycle management and knowledge-based engineering software. In addition, more than £750,000 worth of capital investment has been made in upgrading the University’s engine emissions test facilities, environmental laboratory and thermodynamics equipment.


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International students

Birmingham City University is a vibrant and multicultural institution in the heart of a modern and diverse city, which has recently been named by Rough Guides as one of the ‘Top Ten Cities in the World’. The University welcomes all international students wishing to enhance their career prospects, and proudly provides a range of support and guidance services to enable overseas students to maximise their potential.

Meet and Greet Service

The University operates a free ‘Meet and Greet’ service at Birmingham Airport for all new international and EU students who register onto a Meet and Greet weekend.

The team will be available to greet you on a pre-arranged date and time, and will happily answer any questions you may have. They will then take you to your coach or taxi which will drive you to your accommodation.

To book your place on one of Birmingham City University’s Meet and Greet weekends, please complete and submit an International and EU arrival form on our website: www.bcu.ac.uk/international/preparing-for-the-uk/meet-and-greet/form

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