Experience what it's like to be a University College Birmingham student wherever you are with our Virtual Open Day. Discover more about our courses, find out about our city-centre accommodation and take a tour around our world-class facilities.  

Welcome from our Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Michael Harkin

"University is an experience like no other. Supporting students is paramount at University College Birmingham. Our doors are always open, whether you are looking for guidance on writing dissertations, help with job interviews or need support from our health and wellbeing team. You are never just a number. We are renowned for our industry-focused degrees that combine academic theory with practical skills and powerful placements that will enhance your employability."

Meet our tutors and discuss your future

Find out everything you need to know about studying a postgraduate degree at University College Birmingham. Join our online presentations at our upcoming online open day.

Course tutors will provide subject-specific presentations and highlight key modules that not only develop your knowledge but will also give you the employment edge. This is your opportunity to also ask any subject-specific questions, as well as being able to talk with current students.

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Discover more about our courses

Want to find out more about the courses we offer? Click below to discover more about the course you are interested in and hear from our subject lecturers.

Aviation and Airport Management

Want to take off in the aviation industry? Find out more about our Aviation and Airport Management course, including career opportunities and a look inside our brand new Aviation and Tourism Suite.

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International Tourism Management

Discover where our International Tourism Management degree can take you. See inside our new Aviation and Tourism Suite and hear more from our students, graduates and tutors.

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Finance and Accounting

Learn all about our Finance and Accounting degree. Find out more about our cutting-edge Financial Trading Suite on campus and hear from our lecturers about where this course can take you.

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Events Management

Get ready for an exciting career in Events Management. Find out more about our degree course, with insight from current and former students as well as an interactive tour around our campus.

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Business Enterprise

Studying Business Enterprise at University College Birmingham opens the doors to a wide array of career opportunities. Hear from our past students and find out more from our lecturers about our degree course.

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Digital Marketing

Find out everything you need to know about studying Digital Marketing at University College Birmingham, with insight from students, graduates and tutors as well as a glimpse inside our campus buildings.

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Marketing Management

Hear from our students and tutors about what it's like to study Marketing Management at University College Birmingham and the opportunities available to you.

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Early Childhood Studies (with Graduate Competencies)

Where can a degree in Early Childhood Studies take you? Learn all about our course, including career opportunities, insight from our tutors and students as well as a peek inside our exciting new Early Years simulation suite.

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Health and Social Care

Ever wondered about how to start your career in Health and Social Care? Find out more about our degree course and what it's like to study at University College Birmingham.

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Nursing (Adult)

Take the first step towards a rewarding career in nursing on our degree course. Meet our lecturing team and find out more about our state-of-the-art facilities at University College Birmingham.

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Physiotherapy

Find out all you need to know about our hands-on Physiotherapy degree course and what you can expect as a student at University College Birmingham.

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Primary Education Studies

Find out more about our two-year Primary Education Studies degree course at University College Birmingham, including lecturer insight and a 3D tour of our campus.

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Youth, Community and Families

If you dream of working with young people and their families, find out how our Youth, Community and Families degree course can open doors for you. Hear what our graduates have done and learn more from our students and lecturers.

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Bakery and Patisserie Technology

Dream of a career in the baking industry? Discover more about our Bakery and Patisserie Technology degree, and take a look around our bakery facilities and state-of-the-art Food Science and Innovation Suite.

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Culinary Arts Management

Launch your culinary career on our flagship Culinary Arts Management course. Hear from our graduates, including a MasterChef finalist and a tutor at Raymond Blanc's Cookery School, and find out more about our industry-standard kitchen facilities on campus.

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Food and Nutrition

Discover more about University College Birmingham's Food and Nutrition degree course, with insight from our students and lecturers as well as a look around our multi-million pound Food Science and Innovation Suite on campus.

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Hospitality with Events Management

All you need to know about studying Hospitality with Events Management at University College Birmingham. Take a virtual tour of our restaurants and hear from tutors and students about what you can expect on our degree course.

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International Hospitality and Tourism Management

Our International Hospitality and Tourism Management degree will really take you places. Meet our students and lecturers and find out all you need to know about our course.

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International Hospitality Business Management

Want to know what it's like to study International Hospitality Business Management at University College Birmingham? Find out more from our students and tutors and take a virtual tour of our restaurants.

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Professional Chef

Hear what it's like to study our Professional Chef foundation degree course. Read stories from our current and former students and see inside our incredible industry-standard training kitchens on campus.

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Aesthetic Practitioner

Everything you need to know about our Aesthetic Practitioner degree. Take a look at our state-of-the-art clinic and teaching facilities, hear stories from our students and find out more from our lecturers.

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Specialist Hair and Media Makeup

Start your journey to an exciting career on our Specialist Hair and Media Make-up course. Hear from our students and graduates, including one of the stars of BBC's Glow Up, and find out more about our state-of-the-art studio facilities.

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Sport and Fitness Studies

Get your sports career up and running! Discover everything you need to know about our Sport and Fitness Studies degree, hear from our students and take a look at our outstanding facilities, including our cutting-edge Human Performance Laboratory.

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Sports Management

Start your career in Sports Management at University College Birmingham. Discover what our students and graduates have done, hear from our tutors and take a look at our state-of-the-art sports facilities.

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Sports Massage and Remedial Therapy

Find out what it's like to study Sports Massage and Remedial Therapy at University College Birmingham, with insight from our students and lecturers as well as a look inside our dedicated facilities on campus.

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Sports Therapy

Everything you need to know about our Sports Therapy degree. Find out about the great opportunities available with stories from our students, meet our expert lecturers and see inside our stunning sports facilities.

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Strength, Conditioning and Sports Nutrition

Discover more about our Strength, Conditioning and Sports Nutrition course. Check out our cutting-edge equipment and facilities at University College Birmingham and hear from our students and tutors about what it's like to study this degree.

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Make our accommodation your home from home 

Accommodation is a key factor for postgraduate students, particularly international students, many of whom may be living away from home for the first time. The Maltings offers high quality private rooms, many with en-suite facilities, in safe, central location near the University in Birmingham city centre. 

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Canalside accommodation in the heart of the city, just 15 minutes' walk from Summer Row.

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Take a look around our world-class facilities

 

Excellent teaching goes hand-in-hand with excellent facilities. Supported by our ongoing £130 million investment in our new campuses, equipment and resources, University College Birmingham’s facilities are nothing short of world class.

All of our campuses are within a short walking distance of each other in the heart of the city centre.

Discover more about our campuses. View our facilities or take a virtual tour.

Why choose University College Birmingham?

Located at the centre of the biggest UK city outside London, University College Birmingham has the academic expertise and industry knowledge to equip future managers with the skills they need to thrive in senior positions. Recruitment for postgraduate degrees is global in reach including Asia, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East and, of course, many European countries. 

Each year, hundreds of students from a range of 80 countries choose University College Birmingham to immerse themselves in their subject and attain the standards required for professional career progression.

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We're here to support you 

Whatever help you need to succeed, our support teams are committed to giving all students the advice, skills and practical tools to discover their full potential. Whether it's financial support you're looking for or discovering what opportunities the Guild of Students can provide you with, we are here to help.  

Health and wellbeing

Good health and wellbeing are crucial for productive study and our free and confidential health and wellbeing team is here for you. We encourage healthy lifestyles and positive mental health, which includes helping you with any study stresses and personal difficulties.

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Academic Skills Centre

Our Academic Skills Centre provides a mix of support sessions and one-to-one appointments covering a wide range of study skills, from understanding and planning your assignments to research and referencing.

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Explore Birmingham's buzzing city centre

Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city with a glittering history of business innovation, a vibrant cultural scene and an internationally recognised higher education/postgraduate sector. Not surprisingly, the city is home to 70,000 students who are drawn to Birmingham’s world-class facilities and a cost of living that is up to 55% below London. 

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