Part of the Russell Group of UK universities, the University of Birmingham has been developing great minds, encouraging challenging debates and pushing the boundaries of innovation and excellence for over 100 years.
Over 14,000 students from over 150 countries choose to study at Birmingham, meaning you will be part of a diverse and vibrant community. 40% of this student population are postgraduates.
Birmingham understands that you want to study somewhere with a strong research culture, that delivers on your expectations. The opportunities, facilities and academics at Birmingham will help you to achieve your ambitions, whether they are research-led with a desire for discovery, or to boost your skills to advance your career.
The University is recognised internationally for excellence in teaching and research – 87% of research conducted at the University has a global impact. It was also the 2nd most targeted University in the UK by top employers (High Fliers: The Graduate Market in 2018), verifying that a postgraduate degree from Birmingham will help you to develop the skills to make you a highly desirable graduate for employers.
The University’s academic schools are organised into five colleges:
To find out more about their postgraduate courses, you can visit our university’s online course finder or for research courses, please see their Doctoral Researcher database.
You can get in touch with current postgraduate students and alumni to ask any questions you have about studying and living in Birmingham. Ask us a question on their postgraduate portal.
University of Birmingham students on Postgraduate Search say:
“Fruitful courses, nice teaching staff.”
“Good teachers, materials. Too crowded classrooms.”
“Really enjoying the experiences around the subject and the freedom in research, however the assessment is too continuous (stressed).”
The University of Birmingham is constantly developing and evolving in its desire to become a leading global university- through enhanced research power, and the extent of its global networks. At the postgraduate level, the University offers degrees covering areas including Law; Environmental Sciences; Dental Sciences; and Social Sciences.
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Our Postgraduate Open Day will give you the best opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and staff about our Masters and research opportunities.