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University of Birmingham - UK

Edgbaston,Birmingham,England,B15 2TT


Year Of Estabishment

1828

Staff

1,214 (Approx)

Acceptance Crireria

Profile Dependent

Accomodation

Yes

College Address

Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TT, United Kingdom.

College Contact

+44 121 414 3344
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Public

Scholarship
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Yes

No.of students
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28,664(Approx)

Intake
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Sep/Oct 2016

Overview

 

 

Overview

The University of Birmingham is also known as Birmingham University. It is a public university and situated in Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, it was founded in 1828 and functions with the motto of (Latin) ?Per Ardua AD Alta? (in English) ?Through Efforts to High Things?. The university is a member of International Network of Research University and also a member of Russell Group of British Research Universities.

It was ranked at #64 in the world and ranked at #11 in the United Kingdom by QS World University Ranking, according to Times Higher Education Awards, this university was awarded as ?University of the Year? in 2014. In a survey, which was published by the New York Times, university was placed at 55th position in the worldwide. Birmingham is also ranked at #4th for graduate prospects in the United Kingdom by the Sunday Times Good University Guide and The Times.

 

Campus

The University has three campuses; each campus has a fine infrastructure and is situated in the beautiful locations. Each campus offers various facilities. The main campus is Edgbaston Campus.

  • Edgbaston Campus (main campus)
  • Selly Oak Campus
  • Mason College Campus

 

Schools

Some of the schools/colleges are:-

  • Birmingham Business School
  • College of Arts and Law
  • College of Engineering and Physical Science
  • College of Medical and Dental Science
  • College of Social Science 


Departments

This university has numerous departments some of them are:-

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Anthropology
  • Film and Visual
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Chinese
  • Science
  • Economics
  • Medical
  • French

 

Teaching standards

University consist many award winning faculty members who are highly qualified and professionally experienced. According to Times Higher Education Ranking, university was ranked for best academic excellence in 2014.

 

Courses

The university offers various courses such as:-

  • History and Culture
  • Music
  • Marketing
  • MBA
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Religion
  • Sociology

 

Student facilities

The student lifestyle is very active in the university because it offers many recreational activities such as gym, yoga etc, there are numerous clubs and organization for students include sports club, this club offers many sports facilities like football, volley ball, swimming, tracks etc. The university also publishes its own campus newspaper for the students.

 

Accommodation

Living in the university residences is a great choice because the student can learn many new things and can experience new culture and their lifestyle. There are around 90 percent of first year students, who are living in the residential halls. Along with this the university provides well maintained and beautiful accommodation plan, they also offer many facilities like a healthy meal plan, gym and laundry services etc.

 

Alumni

There are many famous alumni who are working in many sectors such as athletic, business, politics, engineering etc.

Some of them are:-

  • Anthony Beaumont Dark - British Politician,
  • Doreen Massey - Labour member of the House of Lord,
  • Hannah England - British Athlete,
  • Homa Katouzian - Economist, Historian,
  • Frank H. T Rhodes - Ninth President of Cornell University,

 

Scholarships

University offers financial aid and scholarship to international, national and European students.  

Some of the scholarships are:-

  • LI Siguang Scholarship
  • Hong Kong Scholarship
  • Tollow Group Scholarship
  • Brazil PHD Scholarship
  • Santander Scholarship

Each scholarship program has its own acceptability criteria, which must be followed by the students. 

Courses Offered

International Development (Urban Development) Graduate Diploma

Masters | Full Time (9 months)

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Shakespeare Studies PhD

Masters | Full Time (3 years)

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Electronic and Electrical Engineering MEng (Hons)

Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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Chemical Engineering Science MRes

Masters | Full Time (1 year)

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Social Policy PhD

Masters | Full Time (3 years)

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Medicine MB ChB

Bachelors | Full Time (5 years)

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