University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham invites bold, independent thinkers to join one of the UK's largest student communities. It's home to more than 10,000 international students who come from 150 countries.

Birmingham is one of the top universities in the world, with achievements including:

  • #87 – QS World University Rankings (#14 in the UK)
  • Top 100 – Financial Times and Economist Business School world rankings
  • Member of the elite Russell Group
  • Founding member of Universitas 21

The university is known all around the world for its pioneering research. Students benefit from trailblazing discoveries that have impacted both local and international society.

There's something for everyone at Birmingham. Study options include foundation and pre-sessional English, undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research degrees. Subject areas range widely from international development and politics to mental health nursing.

Birmingham city

The city of Birmingham is a diverse and vibrant place to live. It's one of the largest cities in the UK, and the youngest in Europe – under-25s make up almost 40 per cent of the population.

Alongside the modern infrastructure lies a long, cultural heritage. This gives endless exciting activities for students to get involved in, from countless shopping and nightlife options to the many parks and historical museums. There are hundreds of mosques, churches, temples, and synagogues in the city, representing and welcoming all faiths.

The city is well connected, so students can reach London in just two hours or get to the countryside quickly. Birmingham International Airport connects to destinations all around the world.