University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham


An original "redbrick" university and founding member of the Russell Group, the University of Birmingham is a truly vibrant, global community. Enrol on one of our postgraduate courses and you'll work alongside world-leading academics in a diverse, multi-cultural community of over 14,000 students from 150 countries.

We work to provide the best possible teaching, research facilities and support services to ensure our postgraduates reach the peak of their potential. We encourage our students to push forward the boundaries of knowledge and make an impact on people's lives. Join us and you will stand out in the competitive global job market.

Careers and employability
As a student at Birmingham, you can pursue a range of postgraduate programmes that will further develop your academic knowledge, research skills and career opportunities. Our students stand out in a competitive market, with the University being the 2nd most targeted university by leading employers in the UK (High Fliers Graduate Market in 2018 report).

Find a postgraduate course
With over 600 taught programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from, we have one of the most extensive postgraduate course portfolios in the UK.

Search all of our courses though our online course finder.

How to apply
You can apply online through our course finder, which allows you to complete the application process at your own pace. Find your course and apply directly through the course pages.
Funding and scholarships

To help you realise your potential, we have invested £25 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships to enable the most talented postgraduate students from across the world to realise their potential with us.
Search our latest scholarships using the postgraduate funding database.

Get our prospectus
Learn more about the Birmingham experience by downloading our 2018 Postgraduate Prospectus.  Request a postgraduate prospectus now.

Find out more - contact us today
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 5005

Ask Us A Question
If you would like help and advice from a student perspective, our informal support network gives prospective students the opportunity to ask any questions to our current postgraduate students and alumni. Please feel free to ask them questions via our online Postgraduate Advice network.

Postgraduate Open Day – Saturday 24 November 2018
The next University of Birmingham Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Saturday 24 November 2018.

The postgraduate open day gives you the opportunity to talk to our experts and find out more about the wide portfolio of taught and research opportunities available to you at the University.
Book your place today to receive updates about the programme for the day.

Can't make it to campus? Visit our Postgraduate Virtual Open Days page.
You can visit our postgraduate platform for live events throughout the year, where you can watch subject interviews and presentations and ask our staff, current students and alumni questions about their own experiences of postgraduate study and the programmes they have studied.

Sign up for our  for reminders on our subject-specific virtual events and to receive more information about the University of Birmingham.


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