UCE Birmingham is a large, diverse, historic provider of higher and further education for the people of Birmingham and beyond.
From our seven faculties and seven campuses, we at UCE Birmingham deliver over 300 courses to more than 23,000 students. Our catchment area extends from inner Birmingham to the Far East and the United States. Local, regional, national and international partners play a key role in much of our work. In pursuing our historic aim of providing an inclusive education for employable graduates, we work with organisations in the private and public sectors to ensure the highest possible standards of delivery.
Our roots go back to 1843 with the founding of the Polytechnic Institute and the Birmingham School of Design. Over the next hundred years Schools of Jewellery, Music, Commerce, Art, Education, Architecture, Physical Education and Technology sprang up and were re-established in and around the city. In 1971 those Schools joined to form the new City of Birmingham Polytechnic, which in 1989 was established as an independent corporation with exempt charitable status. University status was conferred in ...
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