University of Birmingham


Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives. The University was founded in 1900 on an anti-discrimination ethos accepting men and women on an equal basis. Today, as a community of over 145 nationalities in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities, the university remains committed to promoting equality, diversity and fairness irrespective of age, disability, gender, pregnancy or marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or transgender status.


Key Numbers                                                  

  • Average tuition fees - £14,850                 
  • Estimated living costs - £12,900             
  • Minimum IELTS score - 6.0                            
  • Student satisfaction - 86.0                  
  • Employment prospects - 86.5
  • International student ratio - 12.1%



  • The Times: 16
  • The Guardian: 15
  • QS World Rankings: 84
  • Complete University Guide: 16