University of Birmingham

YOU CAN become a global expert of tomorrow
YOU CAN shape the future
YOU CAN create real impact

At Birmingham we are committed to developing and investing in new academic talent. Our vision is to inspire today’s brightest postgraduates to make a major impact on global society, and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue. That’s why we work to provide our postgraduates with the best possible teaching, research facilities and support services to ensure that they reach the peak of their potential.

Being a Birmingham postgraduate means working and developing alongside world-leading academics, with outstanding training and development opportunities at your fingertips. A postgraduate degree from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it’s a real investment in your future.

Become a Birmingham Postgraduate, and YOU CAN join a diverse, multi-cultural community of over 7,500 students from 150 countries. YOU CAN become an expert and innovator of tomorrow.

Meet Our Students

How to apply
The quickest and most efficient method of applying for admission to postgraduate programmes at Birmingham is to apply online. This allows you to complete the application process at your own pace. For more information, see How to Apply.

Fees and funding
At Birmingham, we want you to feel confident about financing your postgraduate studies. Click here to find out current information about postgraduate fees; Click here to find out more information about the wide range of funding opportunities available to you.

Find a Postgraduate Course
With over 350 taught programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from, Birmingham is one of the most popular universities for postgraduate study in the UK.
Postgraduates are central to our dynamic learning community, and The University of Birmingham boasts one of the most extensive portfolios of taught and research postgraduate courses in the UK. We stand at the forefront of national and international research.

For a full list of available Research, Taught and Combined Research and Taught Postgraduate courses, please click here.

You can also search for PhD research opportunities and supervisors at the University of Birmingham using the Doctoral ReSEARCHer tool at

Doctoral ReSEARCHer Enquiry Service

The Doctoral ReSEARCHer Enquiry Service provides advice and guidance on PhD opportunities, finding a potential supervisor, the PhD application process, writing your PhD proposal, scholarships, bursaries and funding opportunities and lifestyle and accommodation (including for families).
To make an enquiry, visit here, or contact:

Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 5005

Postgraduate Open Day
Click Here to find out information about our next Postgraduate Open Days.
For a further taste of Postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham, request a postgraduate prospectus. You can also register here to be kept up-to-date with all the latest news and events on campus.

Social Networking

To find out more about our postgraduate community and to connect with other prospective and current postgraduates at the University, please visit our University of Birmingham Postgraduates Facebook Page.

The city
The city of Birmingham itself has been transformed into a city for young professionals and is one f Europe's most exciting destinations. It is more than just a place to study; it is somewhere to build a successful future. Around 40% of our students stay in Birmingham following graduation - and for good reasons. The largest financial services and creative sectors outside London are located here, offering excellent career prospects.

A £9 billion regeneration programme has reshaped the city into a confident, modern commercial and retail centre. This momentum of change continues with planning for future redevelopment projects such as a new state-of-the-art central library, and an eight acre city-centre park.

Located just 1.5 hours from London by train and 30 minutes from the international airport, Birmingham has excellent access to the UK's rail and road network, making it ideal for days out to explore the UK.

Current Courses

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