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University of Birmingham

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Birmingham is an original "redbrick" university as well as a founding member of the Russell Group. It is home to nearly 5,000 international students from 131 different countries. Thirty-one percent of Birmingham’s academic staff is made up of overseas internationals. The university is also a major UK participant in the Erasmus programme which encourages exchanges between leading European institutions.

With over 500 postgraduate courses available, the University of Birmingham offers a wide range of postgraduate programmes across its five colleges:

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

University of Birmingham students are given access to specialised careers advice based on their area of study. In addition, students have the opportunity to undertake internship and/or work experience placements.

Request a postgraduate prospectus or a doctoral research prospectus.

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2014
76
2015
82
2016
  • 67.20
    Overall Score
  • 73.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 49.3
    Faculty Student
  • 50.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 90.3
    International Faculty
  • 84.3
    International Students
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2015
17
2016
  • 79.70
    Overall Score
  • 64.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 71.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 93
    Citations per Paper
  • 84
    H-index Citations
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2014
63
2015
  • 73.40
    Overall Score
  • 73.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 75.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 83.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 60.5
    H-index Citations
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219 Postgraduate Courses

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,859
International
967

Number of students

27,490
Postgraduate 29%
Undergraduate 71%

Number of international students

7,103
Postgraduate 58%
Undergraduate 42%
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