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University of Birmingham

B15 2TT Edgbaston Birmingham View map
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10K-12K
Public
Very High
29,112
3,062
8,363

Overview

Ranked 84th in the world in the QS World University Content® 2018, the University of Birmingham is a red brick university, a term used to describe a group of universities founded in industrial cities in England in the 19th century. It’s also a Russell Group university - which means it belongs to a small set of research universities with a reputation for excellence. 

The University of Birmingham ranks among the top 50 universities across several disciplines in the QS World University Content by Subject: 

  • English language and literature (41st) 
  • Linguistics (45th)
  • Education and training (25th) 
  • Dentistry (19th) 
  • Development studies (32nd) 
  • Mining and mineral engineering (50th) 
  • Social policy and administration (43rd) 
  • Sports policy and administration (5th)
  • Theology, divinity and religious studies (35th) 

Find out about the University of Birmingham’s performance in the QS World University Content by Subject in more detail here. 

University Highlights

Total students - 29,112

29%
71%

International students - 8,363

47%
53%

Total faculty staff - 3,062

1054
2008

Total students - 29,112

29%
71%

International students - 8,363

47%
53%

Total faculty staff - 3,062

2008
1054

Undergraduate Program

10,000 - 12,000
20,000 - 22,000

Postgraduate Program

6,000 - 8,000
22,000 - 24,000
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