Should I do a postgraduate degree?
Whether you're thinking about carrying on after graduation or going back to uni to build your skills, take our quick quiz to see if postgraduate is for you.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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)
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).
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 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.
Many of our courses have internationally recognised accreditations, such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).
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!
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!