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 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £6,500–7,500
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -

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: