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University of Birmingham – Overview
The University of Birmingham (Birmingham) was founded in 1900 and is now one of the largest in the UK, offering degrees across a wide range of disciplines. It is a major centre of research and academic study with an established international reputation for excellence with 11 Nobel Prize winners among its staff and alumni.
Birmingham has been challenging and developing great minds for more than a century. Characterised by a tradition of innovation, research at the University has broken new ground, pushed forward the boundaries of knowledge and made an impact on people’s lives.
Birmingham is constantly developing and evolving to become a leading global university. This is being achieved through the University’s enhanced research power and reach; the breadth and depth of academic portfolio; the extent of global networks and the distinctiveness of exceptional student experience.
Second most frequently targeted university among UK’s top employers (The Graduate Market in 2020, High Fliers Research)
- Ranked 87th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021)
- Ranked 16th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020
- Top 13 in the UK University League Table (The Complete University Guide 2021)
- A member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 UK research-intensive universities
- A member of the Universitas 21 global network of top universities around the world
- A gold-rated university for outstanding teaching and learning in the UK (Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 – 2020)