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Description : English courses in Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University
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Language of studies English
from £ 1950.00 / 6 weeks
Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
16+
from 1 950 £ / 6 weeks

Description

Quick overview:

  • Age of participants: from 16 years;
  • Duration: 6, 10 or 16 weeks;
  • Duration of the course and level of language proficiency:
    • 6-week course: March, July, November; IELTS 5.0;
    • 10-week course: February, July, October; IELTS 4.5;
    • 16-week course: May, September; IELTS 4.0.

The programs are designed for those international students who need to improve the level of the language before entering the programs of preparation for undergraduate and graduate programs.

The programs include classes in the main sections:

  • Grammar;
  • Written speech;
  • Listening;
  • Speaking;
  • Correct pronunciation;
  • Reading;
  • Features of Academic English.

Students receive a large number of intensive classes and increase the level of the language by the end of the program. 

 

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Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
17+
from 12 300 £ / 2 semesters

About the educational program:

  • Age of participants: 17 years;
  • Duration of the programs: 1, 2 or 3 semesters;
  • Beginning of classes: September, January, May;
  • Number of destinations: 16;
  • Level of English for participation in the programs: IELTS 5.5;
  • Level of education: a diploma of secondary education with good marks.

The training program is suitable for foreign students who graduated from high school and who plan to enter the University of Birmingham City in the direction of undergraduate studies. The entrant must have a diploma with good marks and a certain level of knowledge of the English language (the level can be increased by pre-passing special English courses).

Programs last 1, 2 or 3 semesters and have 16 different directions. During the training, much attention is paid to developing the skills and abilities necessary for the student to study at the British University. Through common modules, students gain knowledge in their own direction. During the passage of the program, students adapt to the education system and way of life. The University has support services for foreign students and a career and employment center.

After the end of the program, students enter the bachelor's department for the chosen specialty. The list of available specialties is extensive, and allows you to choose the right choice for each student.

Directions: Art & Design, Fashion, Architecture, Jewelery, Media.

Modules for all programs:

  • Creative Workshop;
  • Critical thinking;
  • Advanced Media Experiments;
  • Information research in art and design;
  • Interactive learning and communication skills;
  • Interactive skills of teaching and communication and preparation and promotion in art and design;
  • Knowledge and understanding of creative practice in art and design;
  • Mass Communication;
  • Media experiments in art and design;
  • Individual combined experimental research in the field of art and design.

Additional modules of the program Jewelcrafting (gemmology):

  • Learning and communication skills (level 3);
  • Numerical methods;
  • Physics (1 and 2 levels);
  • Numerical skills.

Bachelor's programs available after graduation:

  • After the program Art and Design:
    • Art and Design;
    • Fine Arts;
    • Graphic Communication;
    • Illustration;
    • Photography;
    • Commercial Photography;
    • Product and Furniture Design.
  • After the program Fashion:
    • Costume Design and Practice;
    • Fashion Branding and Communication;
    • Fashion Business and Promotion;
    • Fashion Design;
    • Garment Technology;
    • Textile Design.
  •  After the program Architecture:
    • Architecture;
    • Interior Architecture and Design;
    • Landscape Architecture.
  • Bachelor's directions after the program Jewelcrafting:
    • Gemmology and Jewelery Studies;
    • Horology;
    • International Jewelery Business;
    • Jewelery and Objects.
  • After the Media program:
    • Film and Animation;
    • Media and Communication;
    • Media Communication (Event and Exhibition Industries);
    • Media and Communication (Journalism);
    • Media and Communication (Music Industries);
    • Media and Communication (New Media);
    • Media and Communication (Public Relations);
    • Media and Communication (Radio);
    • Media and Communication (Television).

Directions: Accounting, Economics and Finance, Business, Marketing.


Modules for all programs:

  • Learning Skills and Communication Skills;
  • Business research;
  • Critical thinking;
  • Business Mathematics;
  • Information and Communication Technologies;
  • Globalization.

Bachelor's programs available after graduation:

  • After the program Accounting, Economics and Finance:
    • Accounting and Finance;
    • Business Accounting;
    • Business Economics;
    • Business Finance;
    • Economics;
    • Finance and Investment;
    • Financial Economics.
  • After the program Business:
    • Business;
    • Business (Analytics);
    • Business (Marketing);
    • Business Management;
    • Business Management (Consultancy);
    • Business Management (Enterprise);
    • Business Management (Professional Practice);
    • Business Management (Supply Chain Management);
    • Human Resource Management.
  • After the program Marketing:
    • Marketing;
    • Advertising and Public Relations;
    • Marketing (Consumer Psychology);
    • Marketing (Digital);
    • Marketing (Retailing).

Directions: Building Environment, Computing, Networking and Games Technology, Engineering, Film and Technology.


Modules for all programs:

  • Interactive and communication skills;
  • The technique of calculus (level 1 and 2);
  • Physics (level 1);
  • ICTs;
  • Design Concepts;
  • Programming Methods;
  • Business Studies.

Module for Direction Engineering only :

  • Physics (level 2).

Bachelor's programs available after graduation:

  • After the program Built Environment:
    • Architectural Technology;
    • Building Surveying;
    • Construction Management;
    • Quantity Surveying;
    • Real Estate.
  • After the program of Computing, Networking and Games Technology:
    • Business Information Systems;
    • Computer Forensics;
    • Computer Networks;
    • Computer Networks and Security;
    • Computer Games Technology;
    • Computer Science;
    • Computing and Information Technology;
    • Digital Media Computing.
  • After the program Engineering:
    • Automotive Engineering;
    • Civil Engineering;
    • Electronic Engineering;
    • Mechanical Engineering.
  • After the Film and Technology program:
    • Film Production Technology;
    • Film Technology and Visual Effects;
    • Sound Engineering and Production;
    • Music Technology.

Directions: Education, Health Sciences, Sports Science.


Modules for all programs:

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication Skills;
  • Calculus engineering (level 1);
  • Physics (level 1);
  • Biology (level 1 and 2);
  • ICT Skills;
  • Design Concepts;
  • Research in the field of business.

Bachelor's programs available after graduation:

  • After the Education program:
    • Early Childhood Studies;
    • Physical Education and School Sport.
  • After the program of Health Science:
    • Biomedical Engineering;
    • Biomedical Sciences;
    • Food and Nutrition;
    • Health Studies (Public Health).
  • After the direction of Sports Science:
    • Sport and Exercise Nutrition;
    • Sport and Exercise Science;
    • Sports Therapy.

Direction: Law.


Modules:

  • Introduction to the English legal system;
  • Mass Communications;
  • The system of law;
  • Critical Thinking Skills;
  • ICTs;
  • Globalization in the modern world.

Bachelor's programs available after the end of the course:

  • Law;
  • Law with American Legal Studies;
  • Law with Business;
  • Law with Criminology.

 

Annual
20+
from 12 300 £ / 2 semesters

About the educational program:

  • Age of participants: from 20 years;
  • Duration of the programs: 1, 2 or 3 semesters;
  • Beginning of classes: September, January, May;
  • Number of destinations: 10;
  • Level of English for participation in the programs: IELTS 5.5;
  • Level of education: Bachelor's degree.

Foreign applicants who already have higher education and want to enter the department of magistracy in the university can use this program. To participate, you need a bachelor's degree and a certain level of English (you can improve it at university courses). Programs last 1, 2 or 3 semesters, and are divided into 10 areas. For each direction, the master's programs are fixed, which you can apply after the completion of preparation. During the training, international students gain profound knowledge in the chosen field, learn to apply serious research skills and adapt to the education system and the structure of public life in Britain.

Directions: Art, Design, Fashion, Architecture.


Disciplines for all directions:

  • Creative practice (only for 3-semester programs);
  • Critical thinking in master's studies;
  • Interactive skills and communication;
  • ICT for Master's Studies;
  • Methods of study for magistracy;
  • Final project.

Master programs available after graduation:

  • After program Art:
    • Art and Design: Interdisciplinary Practices;
    • Arts and Educational Practices;
    • Fine Art;
    • Visual Communication;
    • Visual Communication (Film and Animation);
    • Visual Communication (Graphic Communication);
    • Visual Communication (Illustration);
    • Visual Communication (Photography).
  • After the program Design:
    • Design and Visualization;
    • Product and Furniture Design.
  • After the program Fashion:
    • Fashion Design;
    • Fashion Styling;
    • Garment Technology;
    • Textile and Surface Design.
  • After the program Architecture:
    • Interior Architecture and Design;
    • Landscape Architecture.

Directions: Art Management, Building Environment, Business, Engineering and Management.


Disciplines for all directions (semester):

  • Theories and methods of research;
  • Critical thinking skills in master's studies;
  • Interactive skills and communication skills in training.

Disciplines for all directions (2-semester program):

  • All disciplines of the semester program;
  • ICT for Academic Purposes in the Master's Program;
  • Management;
  • Business and economics.

Master programs available after graduation:

  • After the program Art Management:
    • Luxury Jewelery Management;
    • Fashion Promotion;
    • Cosmetics Branding and Promotion;
    • Fashion Management;
    • Innovation and Leadership in Museum Practice;
    • Innovation Management;
    • Luxury Brand Management;
    • Arts and Project Management;
    • Global Media Management;
    • Design Management.
  • After the program Built Environment:
    • Planning Integrated Environments;
    • Construction Project Management;
    • Environmental Surveying;
    • Real Estate Management.
  • After the program Business:
    • Accounting and Finance;
    • Insurance and Risk Management;
    • Internal Audit Management and Consultancy;
    • International Master in Business Administration;
    • Management and Entrepreneurship;
    • Management and Finance;
    • Management and International Business;
    • Management and Marketing;
    • Management Consultancy.
  • After the program Engineering and Management:
    • Logistics and Supply Chain Management;
    • Project Management.

Direction: Law.


Disciplines of the semester program:

  • Critical thinking methods in master's studies;
  • Information and communication technologies for academic purposes in the magistracy;
  • Theories and methods of research in the magistracy.

Disciplines of the 2-semester program:

  • All disciplines of the semester program;
  • Contract and commercial law;
  • International perspectives of human rights development;
  • Legal Skills and Legal System;

Masters programs available after the end of the course:

  • International Business Law;
  • International Human Rights;
  • International Law.

Direction: Media.


Disciplines of the semester program:

  • Critical thinking in master's studies;
  • Interactive skills in training;
  • Research methods for magistracy;
  • Final project.

Master's programs available after the end of the course:

  • Event, Festival and Exhibition Management;
  • Media and Cultural Studies;
  • Media Production;
  • Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism;
  • Public Relations.
Annual
16+
from 1 950 £ / 6 weeks

Quick overview:

  • Age of participants: from 16 years;
  • Duration: 6, 10 or 16 weeks;
  • Duration of the course and level of language proficiency:
    • 6-week course: March, July, November; IELTS 5.0;
    • 10-week course: February, July, October; IELTS 4.5;
    • 16-week course: May, September; IELTS 4.0.

The programs are designed for those international students who need to improve the level of the language before entering the programs of preparation for undergraduate and graduate programs.

The programs include classes in the main sections:

  • Grammar;
  • Written speech;
  • Listening;
  • Speaking;
  • Correct pronunciation;
  • Reading;
  • Features of Academic English.

Students receive a large number of intensive classes and increase the level of the language by the end of the program. 

 

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