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Postgraduate Open Day

Important coronavirus update

We have decided to postpone our Open Event on Wednesday 1 April given the coronavirus outbreak. We are continuing to monitor official advice from the Government about the spread of Covid 19. All University updates will be provided on our website.


We have a confident, proud and diverse community of students, who are striving to achieve their career goals and transform their lives.

Find out how you can follow in their footsteps by reading their stories.

Read their stories

Is Birmingham City University right for me?

96% postgrads employed or in further study

96% of our postgraduates are employed or in further study

We're committed to developing graduates with the skills employers need - 96 per cent are in employment or further study within six months (DLHE Survey 2016/17).

£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).

English Impact Beyond Academia
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).

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