About The Birmingham Project

The Birmingham Project offers a unique opportunity for first year undergraduate students; working with employers on a collaborative group project you will enhance your skills, discover your strengths and develop your confidence.

Programme overview

Working in a diverse group on a collaborative project, participants will work with industry experts and academics to explore key social and environmental issues to develop an innovative business solution to a real-world problem. 

Participants are given the choice of one of six Themes to work on. Our Themes include: Celebrating Arts & Culture, Designing the Future of Transport, Developing Community, Exploring Technology & Innovation, Responsible Business, and Shaping Global Society.

Themes are designed to allow participants to focus on a topic they find interesting (participants do not have to work on a Theme that relates to their degree subject). 

Project assessment

The project is assessed through a group presentation (50%) and a peer evaluation (50%). The assessment will determine whether participants receive a pass or fail for The Birmingham Project on their enhanced transcript.

N.B. The programme does not bear any credits and therefore will not contribute towards an individual’s degree classification.

Colleges

Professional Services