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Boost your career by studying online with the University of Birmingham

As a World ‘Top 100’ Institution (QS World University Rankings 2020) and a ‘Top-20’ UK University (Complete University Guide 2020), the University of Birmingham are the ideal choice to help you achieve your career goals.

Studying online with us allows you to progress your career alongside your existing work and personal commitments.

We are one of the largest providers of distance and blended learning in the UK, offering a growing portfolio of 100% online postgraduate programmes:

Supporting your professional success

At the University of Birmingham, we are committed to investing in your career development, offering a range of services and support to help you achieve your professional aspirations.

We have invested over £5 million (GBP) in expanding current student employability services and have a team of advisors available to provide professional guidance wherever you are studying. This includes CV writing, career guidance and interview coaching.

We’re recognised for graduate employment

We are proud to be a ‘Top 10’ university for graduate employability (Times Higher Education 2020).

According to Alastair McCall, Editor of The Sunday Times Good University Guide: “This provides assurance that graduates leave [University] ready to make an immediate and significant contribution to workplaces regionally, nationally and internationally”.

We’re a great university for international students

The University of Birmingham welcomes students from approximately 150 countries, and 31% of our academic staff from overseas.

Our Careers Network has been recognised by the National Union of Students for providing excellent careers support to international students.

In addition, our GoinGlobal careers database is updated daily and allows students to explore over 16 million job opportunities spread across 196 different countries.

Our graduates go on to great things

“At the University of Birmingham, employability is a shared agenda which sits at the centre of the student experience” says Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice Chancellor, the University of Birmingham.

According to the Graduate Market Report 2020, which looks at the top Higher Education institutions targeted by the largest number of leading employers, the University of Birmingham is currently ranked 2nd in the UK.

We are also recognised as the 6th Best University in the UK for producing the highest number of CEO’s and Managing Directors (Forward Role 2019).

Could the University of Birmingham help you achieve your professional goals? Fill out our request for information form or call +44 (0)800 032 7101 to speak with a member of our Admissions Team.