University of Birmingham

Welcome to the University of Birmingham

Build your future by studying at one of the UK’s most famous Russell Group universities. The University of Birmingham excels in both UK and world rankings, and has a huge international student community, with alumni based in almost 200 countries.

We offer multiple routes into the University of Birmingham, including through Kaplan International College (KIC) London.

Reasons to study at the University of Birmingham

Ranked 15th in the UK and top 100 in the world

Guardian University Guide 2018; QS World University Rankings 2016/17

2016 'University of the Year' for graduate employment

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Member of the prestigious Russell Group

of leading research universities in the UK

5,000 international students

from more than 150 countries

Guaranteed entry

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

University of Birmingham subject ranking highlights

Subject areaUK rankingSource
Accounting and FinanceTop 20Complete University Guide 2018
Biosciences6thGuardian University Guide 2018
Business and ManagementTop 20Complete 2018
Chemical Engineering3rdTimes and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017
ChemistryTop 15Guardian 2018
Civil Engineering6thGuardian 2018
Education3rdTimes and Sunday Times 2017
Electronic and Electrical Engineering6thGuardian 2018
LawTop 15Guardian 2018
Mechanical Engineering10thGuardian 2018
Sport Science1stTimes and Sunday Times 2017

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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