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Tap into a world of opportunity at a globally renowned university

Career-centred, internationally focused and expertly taught; our 100% online degrees will set you on a path to career excellence.


Rated 'Gold' in the
Teaching Excellence

Top 100
in World
University Rankings1

A Russell


Where will a postgraduate degree take you?

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Expect great things

The University of Birmingham is one of the UK’s leading universities and was named 2016’s University of the Year for Graduate Employment by The Times and Sunday Times2. Birmingham is also a member of the Russell Group, a prestigious organisation representing the UK’s top 24 research-led universities.

For more than a century, we have been challenging and developing great minds, and we are proud of the University’s commitment to ongoing innovation. Today, we continue this tradition of innovation by offering a range of contemporary, career-focused online degrees.

As well as matching the academic strengths of our campus-based programmes, our 100% online courses utilise the latest digital learning techniques, helping you advance your knowledge and enhance your career potential.

We currently offer the following career-centred courses:

Our reputation for teaching excellence and pioneering research is acknowledged worldwide, which is why students from across the globe choose to study with us, both on campus and online.


Pioneering course development, access to quality teaching and contemporary research; see how online study at the University of Birmingham can help you redefine your future.

The University of Birmingham is a truly international university, reflected by our diverse international student body and the fact that nearly a third of our academic staff originate from overseas. Studying with us will introduce you to diverse theories and ideas whilst creating global networking opportunities.

By choosing to study online with the University of Birmingham you are opening up new opportunities to develop professionally and grow the confidence to make important things happen.

Online learning has provided the opportunity for me to advance my aspirations whilst retaining my career and enjoying the benefits of interacting with a world-wide consortium of students who bring vast experience, knowledge and diversity to discussions. I am proud to be a part of the University of Birmingham.

Ana Soochit, Local Economic Development Officer, Chaguanas Borough in Trinidad

Tap into flexible learning

Online learning gives you the opportunity to transform your career from the comfort of your home – or wherever you choose to study. This makes it perfect for working professionals or those with other commitments who wish to study whenever it suits their busy lifestyles.

Studying online with the University of Birmingham gives you full access to our acclaimed academics, research-informed content and career support services. We are as committed to our online students as we are to our campus-based students, ensuring you receive a high-quality learning experience and excellent employment opportunities.

In addition to the course benefits, our innovative online virtual learning environment fully immerses you in the course content, ensuring your study is fulfilling and engaging.

Further online learning

Browse our distance learning directory and upcoming MOOCs to find out about other distance learning opportunities.

Our virtual learning experience includes the following benefits:

  • Video lectures designed and delivered by our acclaimed teaching staff
  • Interactive assignments enabling you to participate in online learning exercises
  • Real-life case studies offering you skills that can be applied immediately
  • Social interaction with peers, professors and tutors to make you more connected
  • Digital resources to help you enrol, resolve technical enquiries and develop your career

1UNKNOWN (2019) QS World University Rankings. Top Universities

2The Times; The Sunday Times (2015)

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