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Birmingham City University 

Situated in Birmingham, the UK’s second-largest city, Birmingham City University welcomes over 24,000 students from some 80 countries to study with us.

The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the country’s most employable graduates. 

GREAT Scholarships 2021

Birmingham City University has two postgraduate scholarships available for the 2021-22 academic year for students from Malaysia (one) and Thailand (one).

For eligible subjects, please visit the university website.  

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Birmingham City University 

Key subjects showcase

MSc Civil Engineering 

The MSc Civil Engineering prepares students for the highest level of achievement in Civil Engineering and beyond. It provides a broad coverage of the State-of-the-Art in contemporary Civil Engineering research and practice, equipping graduates with the skills needed to succeed in the contemporary marketplace.

MSc User Experience Design 

The MSc User Experience Design course will provide you with in-depth theoretical knowledge and hands-on practical experience in designing, developing, and evaluating digital products across a range of platforms and state-of-the-art technologies. The course places a strong emphasis on the development of professional technical skills that are in high industry demand and will position you well for careers around the field of user experience (UX).

MSc Big Data Analytics (With Professional Placement)

The MSc Big Data Analytics course will provide you with an insight into areas of data mining, big data management, and advanced statistics. You will develop in-depth practical skills through using tools and techniques from the forefront of the emerging field of data analytics. You will use these to effectively model complex organisational requirements and propose suitable solutions.

Further information about Birmingham City University

  • Ranked in the Top 25 in the UK for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Guardian League Table 2021)
  • Ranked in the Top 30 in the UK for Computer Science and Information Systems (Guardian League Table 2021)
  • We have gained professional accreditation or recognition by: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI); Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB); Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
  • We are a key training centre, delivering professional training at School level on behalf of some of the leading international IT giants, including Apple. CISCO and Microsoft
  • Our close links to big-name companies and organisations allow you to become involved in the latest research or make a real contribution to business, while our international links provide opportunities to further explore the emerging technologies, which are crucial for sharing knowledge. They also offer opportunities for overseas exchange.
  • Our graduates go on to achieve great things – securing prestigious roles with such companies as Cisco, Aston Martin and IBM. Join us and take the next step towards your chosen career.