About us

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Recently re-named in April 2022, our School of Nursing and Midwifery sees us build upon our excellence in nursing teaching and research into midwifery. We continue to grow our reputation for excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, underpinned by a programme of health related research.


Nursing at Birmingham is ranked 15th in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2024

Top 100

The University of Birmingham has been ranked in the world top 100 for Nursing in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2023


We continuously develop our fourteen nursing programmes, alongside our brand new midwifery programme, to meet the current demands of the healthcare system, ensuring that students graduate with the skill set, experience and knowledge to become effective patient-focussed healthcare professionals of the future.

We are proud of our partnership with seven NHS trusts, many of them country leading, and feel that our students benefit from the wide range of patient backgrounds they are exposed to on placements in the UK’s largest healthcare region.

Our research is cutting edge in the areas of Risk Abuse Violence (RAV) and End of Life Care. We have strong partnerships with the Universities of Bergen, Chicago Illinois, Hong Kong, La Trobe, Melbourne, Michigan, Ottawa, Tampere and others.