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University of Birmingham:

The University of Birmingham was established in 1900 by Royal Charter, by Queen Victoria. A Top 20 university in the UK, it is also one of the first Red Brick Universities built on a campus model, and a part of the elite Russell Group universities. One of the first to establish a faculty of commerce, degrees in dentistry and a joint medical school, there are more than 28,000 students from nearly 150 countries around the world.

According to REF 2014, more than 81% of the University’s research is rated as world-leading in terms of originality, significance and thoroughness. In addition, 87% of its research has a global impact.

Birmingham has continued to be a university unafraid to do things a little differently, and in response to the challenges of the day. It was a founder member of the National Union of Students and the first university in the country to be built on a campus model, establish a faculty of commerce, incorporate a medical school, offer degrees in dentistry, create a women’s hall of residence and have a purpose-built students’ union building.


The University of Birmingham is situated in Birmingham, one of Europe’s most interesting destinations and the second largest city in the UK, after London. A city full of life, it makes for a great place to live, study and work, with the diversity of people, culture and food. Furthermore, it was declared as a food capital of the UK by BBC Food magazine ‘Olive’. 

Birmingham have excellent transport links including their own railway station on campus and we are in easy reach of Birmingham International airport where flights link us to cities all over the world.

A campus based university situated in the suburbs of Edgbaston and Selly Oak. The university is a wonderful place to live with beautiful architecture and a unique environment, with a 24 hour security team on campus and within halls. All places are set with CCTV.

There are 2 campuses: Edgbaston Campus and Selly Oak Campus


  • 17th in The Guardian University Guide 2016
  • 18th in The Complete University Guide 2016
  • 15th in the Times and Sunday Times 2015


The University of Birmingham is structured into five colleges. The five colleges are –

  • Arts and Law
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Medical and Dental Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Popular Programme

The University of Birmingham is well known for International Business, Marketing and its MBA programme.

Awards and Accolades

  • University of the Year for Graduate Employment by the Good University Guide 2016.
  • University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide in October 2013.
  • The University has always been at the world lead of research and eight of our alumni and staff have been recognised with Nobel Prizes.

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