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Take one step further to maximise your career potential
Postgraduate study enhances your CV and develops your knowledge and skills, all while showing you have dedication, commitment and a passion for your subject. Ultimately, it gives you the opportunity to stand out in a competitive job market, whether you choose to pursue a career in the UK or overseas.
You might have just completed an undergraduate degree at another university or are one of our own graduates looking to go even further with your studies. You might be a mature student looking to change career.
Whatever your circumstances, we have a whole raft of postgraduate degrees we can offer you, most of which are accredited by the University of Warwick, one of the leading UK universities according to global rankings.
What’s more, we were shortlisted in the Postgraduate category at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023, the only awards based solely on reviews from real students. This demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest quality postgraduate courses that lead to lucrative and rewarding careers.
Management focused, industry-led
Our postgraduate courses cover a whole host of key growth areas, including finance and accounting, business, aviation, marketing, culinary arts, prosthetics for film and television and strength, conditioning and performance management.
By studying a postgraduate degree course with us, you benefit from:
- Plenty of industry experience
- Flexible part-time study options to suit you
- Opportunities for rapid career progression or career change
- Exclusive access to postgraduate facilities
Aviation Management MSc / PGDip / PGCert
Our Aviation Management postgraduate course enables you to specialise in a range of management areas for the dynamic global aviation industry, with gr…Read more
Computer Science MSc / PGDip
Start up an advanced career in the digital and IT sector with our postgraduate computing course. Learning in cutting-edge facilities, you will study everything fr…Read more
Culinary Arts Management MA / PGDip
Arm yourself with the advanced skills for an exciting and challenging management career in the culinary environment of the hospitality industry. You can ev…Read more
Engineering Management MSc
Want to play a leading role in the technological progress and sustainable future of the engineering sector? This course combines developing your business and manage…Read more
Enterprise Management MSc / PGDip
Our Enterprise Management postgraduate course will equip you with the business knowledge and experience to advance in management positions within the enterpr…Read more
Finance and Accounting MSc / PGDip
Gain advanced knowledge of today’s complex global financial environment on our Finance and Accounting postgraduate course. Study in our state-of-the-art Fin…Read more
Global Meetings and Events Management MSc / PGDip
Set yourself on the path to high level careers in the dynamic global meetings and events industry on our exciting postgraduate course, featur…Read more
Hospitality with Tourism Management MSc / PGDip
Want to combine studying hospitality with tourism? This postgraduate course offers two study pathways depending on your background in these fie…Read more
International Business Management MSc / PGDip
Open to graduates from any subject background, this postgraduate course will develop your understanding of international business for a wide vari…Read more
International Hospitality Management MSc / PGDip / PGCert
Our International Hospitality Management postgraduate course will develop your knowledge to enter managerial positions across the sec…Read more
International Tourism Management MSc / PGDip / PGCert
Passionate about travel and tourism? Our International Tourism Management postgraduate course enables you to develop specialist tourism m…Read more
Marketing Management for Events, Hospitality and Tourism MA / PGDip
This postgraduate course enables you to develop the specialist skills and knowledge to start a marketing career within the…Read more
Prosthetics for Film and Television MA
Dream of working on major feature films and big budget series? Our Prosthetics for Film and TV postgraduate course teaches you advanced techniques for t…Read more
Strength, Conditioning and Performance MSc
Aligned with the NSCA and standards developed by CIMSPA, our Strength, Conditioning and Performance postgraduate course will help mould you into an…Read more
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It pays to stay
If you are graduating with an undergraduate degree from University College Birmingham, it pays to stay on and gain your master’s degree with us. Students continuing their studies with us are eligible for discounts of up to 15% on their postgraduate tuition fees.
Postgraduate award finalist
Did you know we were shortlisted in the Postgraduate category at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023, the only awards based solely on student reviews? This demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest quality postgraduate courses that lead to lucrative and rewarding careers.
Being a finalist for this award exemplifies the postgraduate programme’s stellar results in the Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES), where 99% of our postgraduates praised our teaching staff for their enthusiasm and 96% commended the University’s learning support.
Professor Jane Perry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer, said: “Making the shortlist demonstrates the excellent standards of the University’s postgraduate courses and commitment to an exceptional student experience, from our highly-specialised masters to our designated postgraduate accommodation facilities.”
Eager to build in-demand skills for the prosthetics industry, Phoebe was wowed by the opportunity to work with foam latex at University College Birmingham.Find out more
Now developing a career as a special effects artist, Madeleine found University College Birmingham's master's course offered her unique opportunities she could not find anyw…Find out more
Studying a master's at University College Birmingham has helped footballer Jess make an immediate real-life impact in the sporting sphere.Find out more
Retired from the British Navy through injury, Kanyi was working for HM Customs and Excise in London when he made a key life decision: to go back into educationFind out more
Discovering the versatility of marketing led Ela to her true passion, postgraduate study and a marketing internship with the UniversityFind out more
Javier's master's degree gave him the chance to undertake strength and conditioning placements at two professional football club academies as well as visiting the FA's nation…Find out more
Hristo's tourism course helped him pursue his dream of launching his own firm – now he runs an enormously successful online tour operator and two spin-off businesses.Find out more
Ellie’s master’s degree helped open her eyes to a world of career possibilities – and a future as a children’s counsellor.Find out more
Katarzyna Boniecka is relishing an impressive career with a top European business travel agency after completing a master’s at University College Birmingham.Find out more
Since graduating with her Enterprise Management MSc, Daniela has used her course experience and knowledge to develop integral IT systems for the likes of Volvo and E.ON.Find out more
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Raring to go for her master’s at University College Birmingham, Yuk first needed to develop her English ready for study.Find out more
The revenue and reservations manager for a group of three five-star luxury hotels and residences in Dubai.Find out more
Managing within a luxury hotel group in India, Rahul discovered how his master’s degree could be applied to his day-to-day work.Find out more
Patrik's master's degree paved the way for him to launch his own business – with a little help from Enterprise Hive.Find out more
Lucie's dissertation project didn't just help her earn her master's degree – it led directly to a job in the aviation industry.Find out more
Having moved from Croatia to study towards her dream events career, entrepreneur Maja is now setting the trend for sustainability in the industry.Find out more
Melissa's marketing career has seen her climb the ladder to become a manager within a multi-million pound company.Find out more
The current President of the Guild of Students built up an armoury of transferable skills on his MA, from writing reports to instigating negotiations.Find out more
Studying at University College Birmingham and working on placement in the USA has served as an "eye opener" for aspiring restaurateur Abraham.Find out more
Supported by £160 million investment in our new campuses, equipment and resources, University College Birmingham's facilities are nothing short of world-class and include the Edward Pargeter Suite, a dedicated centre solely for postgraduates.
Experience what it's like to be a University College Birmingham student by attending one of our postgraduate open days. Discover more about our courses from the subject lecturers, find out about our city centre accommodation and take a tour around our world-class facilities.
How to apply
All of our postgraduate courses have September intakes while many also have a February intake each year. Home/EU applicants (as well as non-EU applicants based in the UK) must apply no later than 10 working days before enrolment. We advise non-EU international applicants to apply at least two to three months before the enrolment deadline.
Each application is reviewed individually with careful consideration given to all information supplied on your form, in particular your personal statement, work experience, letter of support and qualifications you have taken or are taking.
Discover our full range of postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.Read more
Postgraduate open days
Postgraduate study is the best way to take your expertise and skills to the next level and our online open days are the opportunity to find out more about our wide rang…Read more
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Supported by a £160 million investment in new campuses, equipment and resources, University College Birmingham's facilities are nothing short of world class.Read more
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