Birmingham City University
Birmingham | West Midlands
Ucas code: B25
What students say about this university790 comments (223 students)
The universities academic facilities are of a high standard. The library facilities are very student friendly as it is on the...
The universities academic facilities are of a high standard. The library facilities are very student friendly as it is on the most part self service, although there are staff around to help. There are a wide variety of resources to use for work as well as independent reading. There is also an internet cafe within the library building which is also used as a social area as well as a place where you can study. University buildings are divided according to subject/school. This makes it easier to navigate your way around the university, and if you specialise in one field, you will be based in one building only. Each building also has their own canteen. The city north campus has the doug ellis sports centre across the road which is very useful for students who do use sports facilities. Careers centre provides a lot of help for students with leaflets and resources as well as drop in sessions and careers events throughout the academic year. Resources such as computers are scattered around the university and in ever building so it is easy to find and use it when it is necessary. The kenrick library is based in the centre of the campus which makes it easier to get to.×
notice for placements is too short, car parking issues, student seating at break timeReport
One essay per year approx 3,000 words then 6,000 in final year (dissertation) 1hr art history/theory per week (third year this...
One essay per year approx 3,000 words then 6,000 in final year (dissertation) 1hr art history/theory per week (third year this becomes visiting artist lecture 1hr per week) 1hr art curation lecture per week. (Second year) Tutorial group/individual (alternate) every 2 week for 20 mins each person. Rest of time is structured by individual, they may choose to spend every moment in the studio, while away some time in the workshops or work/research at home. Some students choose to not do much work as it is self-structured.×
There isn't actually a lot in the building. There's a bar which not many know about and a cafeteria. The new building though...
There isn't actually a lot in the building. There's a bar which not many know about and a cafeteria. The new building though might have better space for social gatherings.×
i do not buy much food or drink on campus but the canteen food is usually good value.Report
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction81%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students23,335
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate82%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time21%
of students are part-time
Male / Female63%
of students are female
Young / Mature24%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK12%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction66%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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