1. 97% of our graduates are employed or in further study
Our commitment to developing graduates with the skills and experience employers need means that 97 per cent of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2016/17).
2. A range of postgraduate courses
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.
3. International accreditation
Many of our courses have internationally recognised accreditations, such as the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) and RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects).
4. Experienced researchers
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).
5. Learn from the best
Our teaching staff come from and maintain links with industry, and are some of the leading figures in their fields.
6. TEF Silver Award
Birmingham City University has been awarded silver status for its quality of teaching in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Silver grades have been awarded by the Government to universities offering 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.” Birmingham City University was particularly praised for support for students, world-class facilities and the professionalism of its teaching staff.
7. 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.
8. Increased earning potential
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 2018, Department for Education).
9. Investing in your future
We're investing £340 million in industry-standard, state-of-the-art facilities to ensure you have the best possible environment for practice-based learning.
10. 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.