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Postgraduate study

At Birmingham we have over 600 taught postgraduate programmes and a wealth of world-leading research opportunities to choose from, to help you widen your skills base, further your knowledge and boost your career prospects.

Doing a Masters, which is in nature more challenging and autonomous than an undergraduate degree, can make you stronger, more motivated, and determined!

Eleni, MSc Marketing

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If you're not yet sure which course is right for you, browse our subject areas and find out more about the courses we offer. We offer both taught and research courses, with distance learning and online options available.


I love meeting new people, and during my PhD I’ve gained a really wide network of individuals from academia, various governments, tech start-ups, investors, and NGOs.

Tessa, PhD in African Studies and Anthropology