Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,900–13,900
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university faculties offer a loyalty scholarship of 20% to students who gained their degree at Birmingham City University.
  • The International Office offers separate loyalty scholarships for international students.

Research

  • Researchers work across academic disciplines to address local, national and global challenges, ensuring their research delivers real-world societal, cultural and economic benefits. 
  • Studying for a research degree allows students to explore their chosen topic in great depth, guided by expert supervisors within a supportive research environment.
  • Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

4,347 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 45%
  • Part Time 55%

Domicile

  • UK 74%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 24%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 40 1035 1080
Business & administrative studies 35 785 820
Subjects allied to medicine 40 695 735
Creative arts & design 75 480 555
Architecture, building & planning 20 230 250
Engineering & technology 25 185 205
Mass communications & documentation 20 130 150
Computer science 30 70 100
Law 5 75 85
Social studies 10 50 65
Languages 10 45 55
Biological sciences 0 30 30
Historical & philosophical studies 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: