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Postgraduate taught study

We offer over 600 taught opportunities that will enable you to develop your career and pursue your interests.

By choosing Birmingham, you’re joining a large, diverse and vibrant postgraduate community. We offer over 600 taught Masters and Masters by Research opportunities that will enable you to develop your career and pursue your interests. 

Browse our subject areas

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.

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Developing your knowledge and skills is undoubtedly important, but growing as a person can have a huge impact on your future career. Doing a Masters can make you stronger, more motivated, and determined!

Eleni, MSc Marketing
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Meet our students

The best people to tell you what it’s really like to live, learn and research at Birmingham are our students. Discover more about what life as a taught or research student is like, read their blogs and explore postgraduate life at Birmingham.

A place to call home

Student accommodation at Birmingham is much more than just a room. It’s your chance to be a part of a vibrant and diverse community of over 6,000 students from across the world.

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International students

With over 8,700 international students from approximately 150 countries, and 31% of our academic staff from overseas, our campus is truly a diverse and global place which attracts the brightest and best international students and staff.