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University of Birmingham

Welcome to the University of Birmingham

A famous Russell Group institution, the University of Birmingham excels in UK rankings, and you will join students from more than 150 countries.

Search for degrees at the University of Birmingham

You have a number of routes to the University of Birmingham, including through Kaplan International College (KIC) London.

Top reasons to study here

Ranked top 15 in the UK

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

Top 5 in the UK for graduate prospects

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

Top 20 in the UK for student satisfaction with degrees

Guardian University Guide 2019

Gold Award for teaching: the best level possible

Teaching Excellence Framework 2017

Beautiful 250-acre campus

in the cosmopolitan city of Birmingham

Guaranteed entry

when you pass your KIC London course at the required level with good attendance

Subject rankings

Subject areaUK rankingSource
Accounting and Finance13thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Biosciences15thGuardian University Guide 2019
Business and Management15thComplete University Guide 2019
Chemical Engineering3rdTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Chemistry13thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Civil Engineering12thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Education5thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Electronic and Electrical Engineering20thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Mechanical Engineering13thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Politics20thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Psychology7thTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018
Sports Science4thGuardian University Guide 2019

Why choose the University of Birmingham?

International student at the University of Birmingham

Ellen from the USA

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Birmingham
 

The University of Birmingham has an amazing campus. It’s made of beautiful red brick, and feels like a classic university setting. There are so many clubs, organisations, sports teams and nights out planned just for students. It’s great!

International student at the University of Birmingham

Emily from China

Bachelor's degree in Marketing at the University of Birmingham
 

The degree content at Birmingham has helped me apply marketing principles to my work, and the teaching was really effective. I settled in quickly, made great friends and had excellent support from staff.

Founded more than 100 years ago, Birmingham truly stands out among universities today. I am confident that studying at Birmingham will be a rewarding investment in your future career.
Birmingham University Vice Chancellor
Professor Sir David Eastwood Vice-Chancellor

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University of Birmingham

Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

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