Study with us

The University of Birmingham has a leading teaching portfolio, including subjects relevant to rare diseases such as genetics, genetic inheritance, rare cancers and bioinformatics.

We have launched a new MSc in Genomic Medicine with a rare disease module. We also offer many exciting opportunities for postgraduate study (MSc, MRes and PhD) in a wide variety of rare disease research themes.

The University of Birmingham has also recently been awarded Gold rating in the 2016/17 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Student satisfaction with the quality of teaching and progression of graduates to highly skilled employment or further study were both commended as ‘outstanding’.

Postgraduate degrees

Postgraduate research opportunities

If you are a student who would like to become involved in CRDS Birmingham then please contact us with details of your particular interest.

Alumni opportunities

Alumni Leadership Mentoring Programme

Everyone is keen to learn from the best. Open to penultimate year students across all programmes at the University, this programme offers our students that opportunity.

Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO)  Offers a programme of events and activities to help students get the most from our global network of more than 300,000 alumni (graduates). DARO generates opportunities for alumni, friends and supporters to stay involved with the University, and encourage philanthropic support for charitable projects across campus