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100% online degrees at the University of Birmingham

Career-centred, internationally focused and expertly taught. We use the latest digital learning techniques so that you can study whenever and wherever it suits you.

Challenge yourself to push forward the boundaries of knowledge and make an impact on people’s lives. Where will an online postgraduate degree take you?

Explore Our Degrees

Online postgraduate degrees

Developed exclusively for online, with the same standards as on campus, our 100% online postgraduate degrees will equip you with the tools to accelerate your skills and advance your career potential.

Online MSc Bioinformatics

Drive new discoveries for today’s data-driven health and life science industries by learning how to extract meaningful information from complex data sets.

Online MSc International Management

Develop a global mindset and shape your future at the head of big business with our AMBA-accredited online MSc.

Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law

Get to grips with the necessary legal frameworks to respond to the world’s energy issues and the demands of climate change.

Online MBA

Enhance your ability to perform at the highest level in global business with the world’s first 100% online, AMBA-accredited programme.

Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA)

Uncover new pioneering public service practices, strategies and global perspectives, and bring change to your local community.

Online PGCert Design for Learning Environments

By bringing together the latest thinking in computing, design, the social sciences and education, the programme will help you design better learning experiences and seize upon new career opportunities across multiple sectors.

Online PGCert Design for Learning Environments: Postgraduate Microcredentials

Master a cross-section of digital and design skills to produce better learning experiences for learners and orginasations with a short 8-week course.

Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA): Postgraduate Microcredentials

Offered as a series of short, 8-week online courses. Learn the practices, principles and strategies of public services to make a difference to communities at home or abroad

Online MSc Mental Health

The online MSc in Mental Health degree delivers interdisciplinary knowledge of mental health research, practice and policy with a youth emphasis.

Online PGCert Higher Education Policy into Practice

Expand the scope of your higher education career to influence higher education policy and change.

At a glance


World top-100 university (QS World University Rankings 2025)


most international university in the world (Times Higher Education 2024)


UK University (Complete University Guide 2024)

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“Being an online student, I can confidently say that choosing the University of Birmingham for my studies has been one of the best decisions I have made. The University’s world-class reputation and rigorous curriculum have challenged and expanded my knowledge, preparing me to take on real-world business challenges with confidence.”
– Alexander Oketch, Online MBA Student, Kenya

Tap into flexible learning

Offering full access to our acclaimed academics, research-informed content and career support services, our online learning programmes give you the opportunity to transform your career, from anywhere in the world, tailored to fit around your existing work and social commitments.

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Support team

From the moment you enrol to the time you graduate, we will give you all the support you need to succeed. Whether you have questions about your application, assignment deadlines, technical issues or careers opportunities, we’re here to help.

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