The University of Birminghams flexible online learning courses connect you with international faculty and peers, so you gain crucial career skills and an informed global perspective. As a member of the Russell Group, the University Birmingham also surrounds students with the top scholarly research and professional links in both the business and private sectors.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • One of the UKs top academic institutions.
  • It combines a long history of rigorous academics and the informed expertise of our faculty with innovative educational methods
  • Recently named University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times.



Recently named University of the Year in both The Times and The Sunday Times, the University of Birmingham has been challenging the leading minds of tomorrow and empowering them with real-world knowledge for more than a century.


Our flexible online learning platform presents a modern solution for todays graduate students, connecting you with an international network of peers and module leaders who are experts in their fields. Its a unique online environment for inquisitive minds and busy professionals alike, ideal for postgraduate students who require a level of freedom that goes beyond that of a traditional campus setting.


As a member of the Russell Group, we are part of an organisation of the UKs top 24 research-led universities. We instil this dedication to the latest knowledge in everything we do, offering courses that are informed by the expertise of our global faculty and connecting our students to top scholarly research and the network of links that comes with it.

Host to a large international community of researchers and students and benefitting from mutual partnerships with a wide range of international institutions, Birmingham is a truly global university producing world-leading research.


Moving forward in your career should be one of your first considerations as you explore postgraduate study. At the University of Birmingham, we understand how important it is to focus on your professional future during your time with us. We offer comprehensive resources to ensure you are provided with the support you need to achieve your employment goals.

We support all of our students as they strive to meet and exceed their career goals after their studies. Students can access our careers service any time after they enrol to study at the University of Birmingham and on the completion of their course.

Distance Learning Courses

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Student Life

Campus life

Home to one of the largest and most vibrant international student communities in the United Kingdom, the University of Birmingham plays an active role in making Britain a capital of global education. With more than 5,000 students from 150 countries, our international students graduate poised as innovators ready to succeed in their careers.

Student clubs

Enrolment at Birmingham puts you in a strategic position to interact with students from around the globe, and with our membership of the Russell Group and Universitas 21 you become part of a prestigious international network.

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