Top tips for distance learning students

The University of Birmingham provides tailored application advice to distance learning students to ensure you can make the most of your opportunity to study with us. 

Online you can find guidance on the six-step process to applying for postgraduate research and detailed advice on the evidence you will need to demonstrate in your application. Individual course pages also provide advice and information on making your application. 

We also have a number of distance learning mentors who can answer your queries on studying here at Birmingham and offer advice on what you may need to consider, for both taught and research programmes. You can find out more these mentors on our College of Arts and Law Distance Learning Mentors page.

You can hear some top tips from our distance learning PhD students by watching the video below.