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Birmingham City University: School of Law

Birmingham City University
Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences 

A postgraduate qualification is an opportunity to be introduced to new ideas, gain expertise in your specialist subject and give your career a real edge. The Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences, based at our City Centre Campus, has approximately 6,500 students and offers an innovative learning environment, as well as outstanding facilities and resources. The Faculty is split up into three schools: Birmingham City Business School, School of Law, and School of Social Sciences.

Our courses
We offer a wide variety of academically rigorous, professionally-oriented postgraduate degree courses. We currently have postgraduate degrees in the following areas: Accounting and Finance, Management, MBA, Law, Criminology and Psychology. Most of our courses offer different study options, including part-time, blended, and online-only routes to suite your needs.

Career boosting skills, enterprise and practice-based projects are built into our curriculum, giving you experience of the careers you may wish to pursue. You’ll have the chance to study a range of optional modules, so you can tailor your study to your own interests.

Professional accreditations
Our courses have globally recognised accreditations from professional bodies, giving our students an advantage when seeking employment opportunities. These include the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and the British Psychological Society (BPS), demonstrating our commitment to the highest professional standards as well as making sure our courses are relevant in an ever-changing world.

Professional placements
Many of our courses offer you a professional placement route which gives you the opportunity to undertake a six-month placement in industry, meaning you qualify with valuable experience.

Our staff
We remain at the cutting-edge of new ideas by challenging both staff and students to excel in research and studies. Our academic staff have a strong record of making an impact with their research, with staff supporting national and international media with their coverage of important contemporary issues, as well as advising prestigious organisations, ranging from the UK Government to the United Nations.

We can help you find information about scholarships, loans and other funding options open to you. When it comes to funding, it’s important to start early. Once you’ve found a place on a course, visit our postgraduate funding pages to find out the funding options open to you.

Find out more
If you are thinking about embarking on a degree at postgraduate level, why not attend one of our upcoming open day events to find out more? You will have the opportunity to hear from course tutors and find out why Birmingham City University is the perfect place to study your postgraduate degree. Visit our website for details of our upcoming events.

Get in touch
For further information, visit our website at If you have any questions about studying your postgraduate degree at Birmingham City University, please do not hesitate to email us: Alternatively, you can call our Course Enquiries Team on +44 (0)121 331 5595.

Available courses

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