University of Birmingham online

University of Birmingham online

The University of Birmingham’s flexible online learning courses connect you with international faculty and peers, so you gain crucial career skills and an informed global perspective. As a member of the Russell Group, the University Birmingham also surrounds students with the top scholarly research and professional links in both the business and private sectors.

Top reasons to study here

  • A world top '100' institution (QS World University Rankings, 2018), your qualification will carry global recognition.
  • Being a member of the Russell Group, the University of Birmingham combines a long history of rigorous academics and informed expertise.
  • Recently awarded 'Gold Standard' in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017), your learning experience online will be as good as learning in a face-to-face envi

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)
Social Sciences (1)



A world 'top 100' institution (QS World University Rankings 2018) and Russell Group member, the University of Birmingham has been challenging and developing leading minds for more than a century. 


Our flexible online learning platform presents a modern solution for today’s graduate students, connecting you with an international network of peers and module leaders who are experts in their fields. It’s a unique online environment for inquisitive minds and busy professionals alike, ideal for postgraduate students who require a level of freedom that goes beyond that of a traditional campus setting.


As a member of the Russell Group, we are part of an organisation of the UK’s top 24 research-led universities. We instil this dedication to the latest knowledge in everything we do, offering courses that are informed by the expertise of our global faculty and connecting our students to top scholarly research and the network of links that comes with it.

Host to a large international community of researchers and students and benefitting from mutual partnerships with a wide range of international institutions, Birmingham is a truly global university producing world-leading research.


Moving forward in your career should be one of your first considerations as you explore postgraduate study. Previously named 'University of the Year' for Graduate employability and 2nd in the country for being targeted by top employers (UK Graduate Careers Survey 2018), the University of Birmingham actively invests in student professional development.  

From the very start of your programme, you would have access to bespoke career advice with one-to-one coaching via Skype (or other communication tools) top help clarify your aspirations and support you in your future career. You could even develop an employment strategy to help open doors to a wide range of potential employers (both domestically and globally).

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Student Reviews

Awesome experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It has been fun and challenging at the same time. Have learnt a lot of things aside Academic learning

Best Online PhD
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great online experience. Timely support, appropriate cost, good quality supervision.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

tutors are knowledgable and the teaching is excellent

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