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About the University of Birmingham
For over 100 years, innovative academic research at the University of Birmingham has influenced society and made an impact on people’s lives. Birmingham is where pacemakers and plastic heart valves were developed, where the first artificial vitamin (Vitamin C) was synthesised, and where the cavity magnetron was developed, leading to applications such as radar and the microwave oven.
Why Study at the University of Birmingham?
- Constantly ranked within the top 100 by the QS world rankings and so far 11 Nobel Prize winners among students and staff.
- 4th in the UK for graduate prospects (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015) and 3rd among the Russell Group universities.
- University of Birmingham graduates are among the top ten highest earners in the UK according to a survey by salary analysts Emolument.com in 2015.
- Birmingham’s 250-acre campus, listed in the top ten most beautiful universities in Britain by The Telegraph, provides a safe, friendly environment with outstanding facilities including cafes, restaurants, shops barber’s, a sports centre, 3 banks, 10 different libraries, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Lapworth Museum of Geology and Winterbourne botanic garden.
- One of the founding members of the world famous Russell Group of the UK’s major research-led universities
- One of the largest universities in the UK with over 6,800 international students, from more than 150 countries, as part of its 34,000 student population.
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University of Birmingham
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I studied with NCUK as it provided a high quality, convenient and ultimately a worthwhile qualification which equipped me with the skills I needed to work on my degree.
University of Birmingham BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering
I chose to study at the University of Birmingham due to factors such as its campus, accommodation and the beautiful city centre. The environment that I studied in was extremely important for me.
University of Birmingham BSc (Hons) Money, Banking & Finance
Studying the NCUK Master's Preparation allowed me to make friends in Japan and I can still keep in touch with them now we are studying in the UK.
University of Birmingham MBA MBA