Postgraduate Open Day

Saturday 4 November, 12 - 3pm

Become an expert at heart

Learn from our experts and academics from industry on a postgraduate course at BCU. You can even borrow £10,280 to help you fund your degree with the new government loan.

There's so much going on in Birmingham – from the buzzy street markets to the unmissable transformation of the whole city and our campus. Study here at you'll be at the heart of it all. 

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Deciding on your postgraduate degree

See if a postgraduate degree is for you!

Whether you're continuing your passion, re-skilling or trying to change the world, a Master's can help.

A master's degree can increase your earning potential, develop your skills, and put you on track to become an expert in your field. Come to our Open Day on 4 November and see if a postgraduate degree is for you.

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Is Birmingham City University right for me?

97% postgrads employed or in further study

97% of our postgraduates are employed or in further study

We're committed to developing graduates with the skills employers need - 97 per cent are in employment or further study within six months (DLHE Survey 2015/16).

£260 million investment in our campuses

Investing in your future

We're investing £260 million in industry-standard, state-of-the-art facilities to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.

A range of postgraduate courses

Courses to match your interest

You'll find over 120 postgraduate and professional development courses to choose from. So if you're not sure what to do when you graduate, think outside the box and arm yourself with a postgraduate qualification.

Learn from the best - expert staff

Learn from the best

From the UK’s leading criminologist to a ‘Hot 100’ jeweller, our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry, and are some of the leading figures in their fields.

Practice-based research - 90% outstanding

Here to make impact

Be taught by experienced researchers who are focused on advancing their field. Almost 90 per cent of our research was judged to have delivered ‘outstanding’ or ‘very considerable’ external impact (REF 2014).

Rated Silver by TEF for teaching

Awarded Silver status for quality of teaching

A silver award means courses with “high levels of stretch that ensures all students are significantly challenged, and acquire knowledge, skills and understanding that are highly valued by employers." (TEF, 2017)

Higher possible earning potential

Achieving more

Someone with a Master’s degree or PhD earns £6,000 more per year, or £240,000 over a 40-year working life, than someone with just a degree (Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2016, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills).

Keeping teaching modern and relevant

Transformed teaching

We have transformed our curriculum with a new range of contemporary, flexible courses with practice-based learning and international opportunities built into every stage.

Study in Birmingham: a global city

A global city

Study with us and you will be located at the heart of the dynamic city of Birmingham – with all the social and employment possibilities that brings.

Internationally accredited courses

Internationally accredited courses

Many of our courses have internationally recognised accreditations, such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).

Getting here

To help you find your way to the UK's second largest city, we've put together some handy travel directions for you.

Remember to leave plenty of time so that you can have a good look around our campus, book your place on an accommodation tour and check out the city. Happy travels!

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Open Day - June 2017 - how to get here
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Ask our students anything!

If you want to know what it's really like to study at Birmingham City University, there's no better people to ask than the students who are already here doing it. They'll be able to answer all your questions - big or small - and show you around the campus too. Make sure you say hello!