UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

Birmingham, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1900Established Year
  28354Enrollment

University of Birmingham Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

The University of Birmingham has been ranked #84 in the QS World University Rankings and is a member of the Russell group representing leading research universities in UK. Also it’s the 2nd most targeted institute by the recruiters. For graduate employability, it has been placed at #99.

It comprises 5 departments of Arts & Law; Engineering & Physical Sciences; Life and Environmental Sciences; Medical & Dental; Sciences; Social Sciences.

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1952
No. of Schools5
No. of Campuses2
No. of Residences3
Graduate Job Rate95.1%
Endowment120.3 million Pounds
Cost of Attendance23,460 Pounds
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and online

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • It is best known for subjects such as Arts & Humanities, Clinical Medicine, Physics, and Space Science.
  • The campus is spread across 2 locations over an area of 176 hectares.
  • There are 3 student villages accommodating about 5,100 residents, which includes both PG and UG students.

University of Birmingham Application Process

  • Application:

          UG applications- Through UCAS

          PG applications- Through University’s online application system Application Fee: 50 Pounds (PG courses)

  • Application deadline:

          UG Courses: October 15; June 30

          PG Courses: Varies course wise

  • General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official degree completion certificate, mark sheets
  • Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, 2 reference letters, personal statement, essay, and research proposal (for research programs).
  • English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English test scores are given below:
Subject AreaTOEFLIELTSPearson PTECambridge English
Engineering and Science806.051169
Other Courses886.559176

University of Birmingham Cost of Attendance

The cost of attendance can be estimated by considering the tuition fee and cost of living.

Tuition Fee

BandUG coursesPG taught coursesPG research courses
I (Class)16,740-17,64016,995-18,72016,740-17,640
II (Intermediate)18,360-20,16019,440-20,97018,360-20,160
III (Laboratory)21,180-23,46021,690-23,22021,180-23,460
IV (Clinical)38,100N/A38,100
Birmingham International Academy16,740N/AN/A

Cost of Living

ExpensesWeekly Cost (Pounds)
Accommodation100-175
Food50
Travel25
Miscellaneous41
Total215-251

University of Birmingham Financial Aid

International students may avail financial aid in form of student loans/sponsorship from ministries/charitable trusts/ industries/scholarships. Some of the scholarships are:

ScholarshipAmount/BenefitDeadline
Aga Khan Foundation Scholarships/Loans50% rebate on tuition fee and 50% on loan at interest of 55March 8-31, 2019 (varies from country wise)
BP ScholarshipsUp to 9,000 PoundsDecember 2, 2018
Dubai Campus University of BirminghamMultiple scholarships offering rebate in tuition fee from 50-100%Multiple deadlines

University of Birmingham Alumni

  • The benefits that alumni can avail include sports & fitness services, discounted services, access to social and professional events, degree certificate and transcripts and support for budding entrepreneurs.
  • Some of the notable alumni are Maurice Wilkins, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Simon Thomas.
Find a Program

Arts & Social Studies 225 Programs

42 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$29,682 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
Applied Educational and Child Psychology Doctorate (App Ed and Child Psy D)Biomedical Ethics PhD/MSc By ResearchCreative Writing (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Drama and Theatre Studies PhD (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)EducationForensic Clinical Psychology (ForenClinPsyD)Theology and Religion (Religion and Society ) /MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Theology and Religion PhD/MA by Research (On-Campus or by Distance Learning)African Studies MResAfrican Studies PhD/ MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Archaeology PhD/MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies PhD or MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Classics and Ancient History PhD (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Clinical Psychology Doctorate (ClinPsyD)Computer Science/Cognitive Science PhD/ MSc By ResearchCultural Heritage MA By Research/PhD/PhD By Distance LearningDrama and Theatre Studies Practice Based PhDEconomics PhDEnglish Language and Applied LinguisticsEnglish Language and Applied Linguistics (Distance Learning)English Literature PhD/MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Film Studies Audio-Visual PhDFilm Studies PhD/MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Forensic Psychology Practice Doctorate (ForenPsyD)French Studies PhD (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Geography and Environmental Sciences PhD/MSc By ResearchGerman Studies PhD (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Global Ethics / PhD By Distance LearningHealth Economics / MSc By ResearchHistory of Art PhD/MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)History PhD (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Integrated Study (Social Sciences)Italian Studies PhD By Distance Learning PhD/ MA By ResearchLocal Government and Public Policy PhD with Integrated StudyModern Languages Audio-VisualMusical Composition PhD/PhD By Distance Learning/MA By ResearchMusicology PhD/MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Neuroscience and Neurophysiology / MSc By ResearchPhilosophy (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Psychiatry / MSc By ResearchPsychology (Research)Shakespeare Studies / PhD By Distance Learning / MLitt / MA By ResearchTheology and Religion (Biblical Studies Specialism) /MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Theology and Religion (Jewish and Holocaust Studies Specialism)Theology and Religion (Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies Specialism) / PhD By Distance Learning / MA By ResearchTheology and Religion PhD/PhD By Distance Learning/MA By Research (Quaker Studies Specialism)Show More (42)
30 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$28,494 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
Antiquity: Classics and Ancient History PathwayApplied LinguisticsApplied Linguistics with TESOLDiplomacyEnglish Language and Applied LinguisticsHistory of ArtHistory of WarfarePhilosophy of Religion and EthicsSocial Research (Economic and Social History)Social Research (Education)Translation StudiesAfrica and DevelopmentAntiquity: Byzantine Studies PathwayAntiquity: Classical Archaeology PathwayAntiquity: Egyptology PathwayArt History and CuratingContemporary HistoryCreative WritingDrama and Theatre Studies MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)Early Modern HistoryEducationEnglish-Chinese Interpreting with TranslationEvangelical and Charismatic Studies/ Diploma/ Certificate (Distance Learning)Film and Television - Research and ProductionGlobal HistoryHistory MA By Research (On-Campus or By Distance Learning)International Heritage ManagementInternational Law, Ethics and PoliticsInternational Studies in EducationIslamic StudiesLanguage, Culture and CommunicationLiterature and CultureManagement of Special Education in Developing CountriesMedieval StudiesModern British StudiesMusic - British Music Studies PathwayMusic - Choral Conducting PathwayMusic - Critical Musicology PathwayMusic - Early Music PathwayMusic - Electroacoustic composition, sonic art pathwayMusic - Global Popular Musics pathwayMusic - Instrumental, Vocal Composition pathwayMusic - Mixed Composition pathwayMusic - Open Pathway with PerformanceMusic - Open Pathway without PerformanceMusic (with Pathways)Music - Performance pathwayPhilosophyPhilosophy By ResearchPhilosophy of Health and HappinessPhilosophy of Health and Happiness (Distance Learning)Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive ScienceSchool DirectShakespeare and CreativityShakespeare and EducationShakespeare StudiesSocial Research (African Studies)Social Research (Business)Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (Distance Learning)Theology and ReligionTranslation Studies (Distance Learning)World Heritage StudiesShow More (59)

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 55 Programs

Architecture, Building & Planning 2 Programs

13 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$11,563 - 32,022 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$19,211 - 27,996 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

University of Birmingham Overview

Student Population28354
Average Cost of Attendance$20,930 / Year

Attendance Cost

$20,930

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$23,056 / Year
Post Graduate Program$20,930 / Year
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