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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.
How does it feel to study 100% online?
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[MUSIC PLAYING] GAYAN SIRIMANNE: I felt at ease for the first time when I logged in.
HELENA FEIBERT: It's very exciting and it totally lived up to my expectations.
COLIN FAGAN: It felt very, very good. It was a wonderful experience.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: I could manage my own time with family responsibilities around it as well.
HELENA FEIBERT: The flexibility allowed me to keep a full-time job while I was studying here at the University of Birmingham.
COLIN FAGAN: Getting new ideas, getting new information.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: Enlightening.
HELENA FEIBERT: Demanding, and engaging, and towards me I think towards the lecturers.
COLIN FAGAN: Interaction between the various communities, and various people across the world.
HELENA FEIBERT: It was how the lectures and professors utilised all the video material in the online courses.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: I've worked with quite a lot of other MBA students from across the globe. This gave me the opportunity to make professional networks.
COLIN FAGAN: Well I really feel better about myself.
HELENA FEIBERT: When I first started at the university, I got a new job at Pandora. And since I finished I was offered a lead role in my current company, so that is great.
HELENA FEIBERT: They shouldn't think it's easier just because it's online.
COLIN FAGAN: You have to recognise that it is a self-discipline.
HELENA FEIBERT: It is an excellent feeling that all those years work has finally panned out.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: Great sense of achievement.
COLIN FAGAN: Excited to be walking and collecting my degree.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: Basically I'm over the moon, I would say.
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.