University of Birmingham QS Ranking
The University of Birmingham is an original “redbrick” university as well as a founding member of the Russell Group. It is home to nearly 5,000 international students from 131 different countries. Thirty-one percent of Birmingham’s academic staff is made up of overseas internationals. The university is also a major UK participant in the Erasmus programme which encourages exchanges between leading European institutions.
With over 500 postgraduate courses available, the University of Birmingham offers a wide range of postgraduate programmes across its five colleges:
Arts and Law Social Sciences Engineering and Physical Sciences Life and Environmental Sciences Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham students are given access to specialised careers advice based on their area of study. In addition, students have the opportunity to undertake internship and/or work experience placements.
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It’s important that we perform well in comparison to our peers in the UK, but the academic community is global, and we’re seeking to reflect this by advancing our international profile. With this in mind, it’s key that we perform well against leading universities across the world.
Our international position
The World University Rankings, Times Higher Education
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings rated Birmingham 130 out of 800 universities across the globe. The rankings use 13 performance indicators to provide acomprehensive and balanced comparison between institutions. These rankings are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.
QS World University Rankings
Birmingham is 82nd in this year’s QS World University Rankings, cementing our position in the top 100 universities globally and placing us as 15th amongst UK universities.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University World Rankings
Shanghai Jiao Tong University World Rankings ranked Birmingham as being in the top 101 – 150 out of 500 universities, establishing us as joint 9th out of the 37 UK universities to appear in the top 500.