Respected by employers, the University College Birmingham (UCB) specialises in career-focused education and training in the heart of the UK's biggest regional city. Reputed for academic and teaching excellence, the University strives to improve with investments in better facilities. The University is big on vocational courses – the majority of which are accredited by the University of Birmingham – and big on linking academic theory to modern workplace skills.
The University offers a unique learning environment with enrolment on college courses and apprenticeships (for post-16 school-leavers), on specialist university degrees (BA and BSc) and Postgraduate courses (MA and MSc). UCB values its strong links with industry, thus they have excellent relationships with local, national and international businesses and practitioners, ensuring students have the professional skills and attributes to build a successful career.