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Birmingham City University provides over 140 postgraduate and professional development courses spanning health and sport, business, the arts and social studies, giving its students a whole world of opportunity. The university's courses equip students with the most relevant knowledge and skills to enhance their career prospects, and encourages them to develop powers of analysis and critical thinking.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,785 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 53%
  • Part Time 47%

Domicile

  • UK 75%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 21%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 100 845 945
Business & Management Studies 35 705 740
Other 115 540 655
Art & Design 0 235 235
Law 15 205 225
Music 35 175 210
Medical Technology 0 185 185
Architecture 5 180 185
Building 0 145 145
Computer Science 30 100 130
Communication & Media Studies 30 95 125
Psychology 0 120 120
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 0 95 95
Nursing 0 85 85
Social Policy 35 45 80
Accounting & Finance 0 70 70
Social Work 0 55 55
Sociology 0 50 50
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 50 50
Librarianship & Information Management 0 50 50
Materials Technology 0 40 40
Marketing 0 40 40
General Engineering 20 20 40
Mechanical Engineering 0 40 40
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 0 35 35
Land & Property Management 0 30 30
Linguistics 0 30 30
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 0 25 25
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 15 15
Creative Writing 0 15 15
Food Science 0 15 15
Physiotherapy 0 10 10
English 5 0 5
Complementary Medicine 0 5 5
Anthropology 0 5 5
Politics 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

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
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university offers accommodation to postgraduate students, aiming to house them in flats together. Please refer to the university website for details.