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Welcome to the University of Wales Trinity Saint David Birmingham Learning Centre

UWTSD Birmingham, located on Stratford Road in the vibrant Sparkhill neighbourhood, has been established to provide opportunities for people of all backgrounds to study a higher education programme in their community. 

About the Centre

The Centre opened in March 2018, has developed into a thriving learning centre where Home and EU students are able to learn new skills for the workplace, develop their existing skills, build confidence and meet others with similar goals.  It is a friendly and lively environment where we aim to assist our student in developing their potential to the full.


Key features

  • Flexible full-time University courses
  • Continues throughout the year
  • Designed to enable you to balance family and work commitments alongside your studies
  • Bite-sized units and project-based
  • Assessment through assignments and no examination


Entry to the course

Entry to the courses is based on individual merit and experience as well as a demonstrable commitment and motivation to study. All applicants are required to undertake a brief English language literacy test to assess reading and writing skills.

We are an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring our students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive. All of our courses are part of the University’s aim to widen access to higher education and, whilst it is desirable that applicants possess previous qualifications, the whole ethos of this provision is to provide the opportunity to those who would not normally qualify for entry to a degree programme.

All applicants are interviewed and any offers are based on an individual’s intention, motivation and readiness to work hard to succeed in their studies.

Applicants are welcome to work with one of the Birmingham Learning Centre's recognised recruitment agency partners: FBA UK Ltd. (http://www.fbaukltd.com/) or Elizabeth School of London (https://www.elizabethschool.com/). 

EU Students

Discussions are ongoing to negotiate the terms for the UK's departure from the European Union (EU) on 31st October 2019, which include the future terms that will apply to EU students studying in the UK.

We realise you may have questions about how BREXIT could affect your status/studies in the UK, so check out the useful links below for all the latest information;

If you're visiting home over the holidays and are concerned about how BREXIT might affect your travel back to the UK, or want to know if you're still eligible for loans and grants, check out these FAQs

Applicants or current students can visit Visit the Universities UK website for more information on tuition fees and details for those of you who wish to apply for settled status or pre-settled status.

If you have any other concerns please get in touch on sed@uwtsd.ac.uk

Last update 11th April 2019.