Rankings

Leading global and UK based businesses rank Birmingham students as highly employable.

Rated 55th in the world and 9th in the UK for employability

The International Herald Tribune, the global edition of The New York Times, has ranked the University of Birmingham 55th in the world and 9th in UK for post-qualification employability. The rankings illustrate the top 150 universities most frequently selected by global employers and are the result of a survey by French consulting firm Emerging and German consulting firm Trendence.

Rated 11th in the UK for being targeted by top graduate recruiters

According to the latest UK High Flyers Research: The Graduate Market in 2014 (PDF - 842KB), which looked at the top Higher Education institutions targeted by the largest number of leading employers, the University of Birmingham is currently ranked 11th in the UK.

High Fliers Ranking data 2011/12
2013/14   University
1 Nottingham 
2 Manchester
Cambridge  
Oxford
Bristol   
6 Bath  
7 Warwick  
8 Leeds  
9 London (Imperial College) 
10

London (University College) 

11 Birmingham
12 Durham
13 Sheffield
14 Loughborough
15 Edinburgh

UK and international university league tables are also published annually by well-established newspapers and other organisations. They can provide a useful comparison between institutions and differ in content as they use a range of different methodologies, components and weightings.