At Birmingham, we provide diverse, yet balanced, courses, enabling our graduates to gain employment in a wide range of industries. Teaching is provided by lecturers who are global experts in their field, with multi-million pound investment providing leading-edge teaching facilities and laboratories.
We produce graduates who can function in today's fast-changing marketplace, and your career prospects will be excellent. Your Birmingham degree is evidence of your ability to succeed in a demanding academic environment.
Employers target Birmingham students for their drive, diversity, communication and problem-solving skills, their team-working abilities and cultural awareness, and our graduate employment statistics have continued to climb at a rate well above national trends.
Housed in the refurbished Gisbert Kapp building with its dedicated state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. We have three well-equipped computer laboratories and an agreement with Microsoft, through the MSDNAA, providing student access to key computing software. These labs are open until midnight every day. We also boast modern laboratories to support the teaching of electronic and electrical engineering, together with specialised labs that students can use for their individual projects. Students can also take advantage of the extensive facilities for embedded systems with microcontrollers, FPGAs, and DSP kits, or work with internationally leading research groups on projects in communications engineering, applied computing and novel electronic devices.
Our degree programmes equip our graduates with a firm understanding of the discipline, from the fundamental science and maths which underpins it to practical applications. It is this understanding, combined with the distinction of a good degree from Birmingham, which means many of our BEng/MEng graduates hold a graduate job offer before completing their study!
Because career progression for many engineers can lead to senior management roles we offer the opportunity to study engineering with business management. The business management modules, which make up one third of each year, are delivered by our colleagues in the internationally recognised Birmingham Business School.
All of our Undergraduate BEng/MEng and Postgraduate courses are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), allowing you to take the first steps towards professional Chartered Engineer status. This ensures that studying at Birmingham will provide you with a professionally recognised degree, and one which has a great reputation within the industry.