From 1900 to the present day, the University of Birmingham has been at the forefront of both national and international research, leading the way in making ground-breaking progress in areas that span industries such as gene structure, medicine, space research and communications. For more than a century, the University of Birmingham has been pursuing and sharing knowledge through outstanding teaching and world-leading research. A global reputation, quality learning and teaching, excellent facilities, a stunning campus and great city are some of the reasons making the University of Birmingham a great place to study and live.
The University of Birmingham is the original ‘redbrick’ University, part of the prestigious Russell Group; their thriving student population enjoys a wide range of courses, and exceptional campus and research facilities. Their heritage as the original ‘redbrick’ is combined with one of the most compelling and ambitious agendas in higher education. The University of Birmingham has been transformed in recent years, characterised by major investments in academic staffing, investment of £1 billion in campus facilities, strong and improving outcomes for their students, annual growth in research performance, and bold new moves.
The 10 Nobel Laureates the University of Birmingham counts among their staff and alumni have contributed to some of science’s greatest discoveries, including in recent times the Higgs Boson and Gravitational Waves. The University of Birmingham's research provides innovative solutions to the challenges faced in their city, their region and across the globe.
As one of the most popular UK universities, offering diverse opportunities for study and research, the University of Birmingham encourages and empowers people to turn ideas into reality and make important things happen.
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|Institution Type||Public University|
|Application Fees||GBP 0 - GBP 50|
|Tuition Fees||GBP 7,050 - GBP 34,280|
|Location||Birmingham, United Kingdom|