Birmingham City University International College

Undergraduate Pathway in Business

Why study this pathway programme?
  • Birmingham City Business School is one of the UK's largest and most established business schools.
  • Degrees have been designed to address perceived gaps in the industry, allowing you to specialise and making you more employable upon graduation.
  • The Business School is located on the City Centre Campus, ideally within walking distance of Birmingham’s business district – one of the largest in the UK.

Your pathway to Birmingham City University

Stage 1

Stage 2

Stage 3

Stage 4

University Foundation First Year Degree Second Year Degree Final Year Degree

£10,000 (one-semester)
£14,000 (two-semester)






Stage 1: One or two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters


Stage 1: September, January and May

Stage 2: September and January

Study Location

Stage 1 and 2:
BCUIC, University House

Stage 3 and 4:
The Curzon Building, City Centre Campus

Stage 1: University Foundation


Click below for more information on each module

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication*

  • Business Studies*

  • Critical Thinking

  • Composition and Style*

  • Accounting*

  • Business Mathematics*

  • ICT Skills

  • Globalisation

*Modules covered in the one-semester variant

Stage 2: First Year Degree


  • Finance for Managers

  • Principles of Marketing

  • Developing Your Personal Brand

  • Insights into Management

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship

  • Operations Management

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

Stage 3: Second Year Degree

Stage 4: Final Year Degree

Birmingham City University Degree Pathways

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  • BA (Hons) Business with Marketing

  • BA (Hons) Business Management

  • BA (Hons) Human Resource Management


Special entry requirements

  • For First Year, students must have a Mathematics qualification equal to GCSE Grade C/4 (or equivalent in a different qualification).