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Postgraduate Masters Courses

At Birmingham, we are committed to developing and investing in new academic talent. We aim to inspire you to make a major impact on global society, and enable you to become a leader in your chosen field. We provide outstanding training and development opportunities and support facilities to ensure you reach the peak of your potential.

Being a Birmingham postgraduate means working and developing alongside world-leading academics in a diverse, multi-cultural community of over 7,500 students from 150 countries. A postgraduate degree from Birmingham is much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it's a real investment in your future.

Our efforts and investment in postgraduate talent have tangible results. Our taught postgraduates successfully broaden their subject knowledge and gain the transferable skills to give them an academic and professional edge; while our postgraduate researchers continue to break new ground and produce research with local, national and international benefits. From cancer research to pioneering the development of new fuels, our postgraduates' expertise addresses key challenges facing the modern-day world. As a result, both our taught and research postgraduates are highly sought-after by some of the world's most prestigious employers.

Become a University of Birmingham postgraduate student and YOU CAN become an expert and innovator of tomorrow.

Find a postgraduate course

With over 350 taught programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from, the University of Birmingham boasts one of the most extensive portfolios of taught and research postgraduate courses in the UK. 

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Doctoral Researcher Enquiry Service

The Doctoral Researcher Enquiry Service provides advice and guidance on all things PhD, including the PhD application process, finding a potential supervisor, writing your PhD proposal and also information on scholarships, bursaries, funding opportunities and accommodation.


The city

Birmingham has been transformed into a city for young professionals and is one of Europe's most exciting destinations. A £9 billion regeneration programme has reshaped the city into a confident and modern commercial and retail centre, with planning for future redevelopment projects such as a new state-of-the-art central library and transformed central train station.

Located just 1.5 hours from London by train and 30 minutes from an international airport, Birmingham has excellent access to the UK's rail and road network making it ideal for days out to explore the UK.

Birmingham is more than just a place to study; it's somewhere to build a successful future. The largest financial services and creative sectors outside London are located here, offering excellent career prospects - indeed around 40% of our students stay in Birmingham following graduation.

How to apply

The quickest and most efficient way to apply for postgraduate programmes at Birmingham is online through our course finder, which allows you to complete the application process at your own pace.

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