Why study distance learning at Birmingham?

The University of Birmingham is one of the UK's leading research and teaching universities, with more than 20 years’ experience of offering diverse, high quality, absorbing distance learning courses.

Studying by distance learning gives you the unique ability to access our academic expertise and resources from anywhere in the world. To find out more about the resources that would be available to you, take a look at our distance learning resources page.

Our courses have been designed to be studied at a distance, giving you the flexibility to study from any location within a structured and supportive framework. You can find out more about the support available to you on our distance learning academic support page.

You will also become part of, and contribute to, the vibrant international community of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School. Our distance learners study with us from all over the world, from the United States to the Seychelles.

To find out why some of our current and recent distance learning PhD students chose the University of Birmingham, watch the video below.