University of Birmingham | Profile and 2019 Ranking
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University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.1) 1323 reviews

Quick info

I had the best 4 years of my life studying at Birmingham - if I were to go back and do it all again, I'd not do a single thing differently. I met loads of new friends. I would recommend Birmingham to anyone who is looking for a vibrant place to study.

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
90 / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
13th

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2018 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

99 % FULL-TIME
1% PART-TIME
92 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
8% MATURE STUDENTS
66 % UNDERGRADUATE
34% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2018

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2018 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

21,420
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes
M
Michael
23 Jan 19

Chemical Engineering BEng (Hons)

As an exchange student my experience so far is good; however the uni can be quite inefficient...
G
Gemma
23 Jan 19

Economics BSc (Hons)

Uni experience is how I expected it to be but what makes it different is all the different people you...

Student rating ( 4.1 ) 1323 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 55%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT United Kingdom Nearest train station: University   0.2 miles away

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Cost of living

Cost of a pint
This is the average cost of a pint in Birmingham.
Source: IDP Connect 2019

Cost of pint half
£3.85
£2.20

Accommodation costs
This is the average annual cost for a full time student at this uni.
Source: IDP Connect 2019

£6,090

Living costs
This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: IDP Connect 2019

£4,620

Other academic departments

School of Biosciences

School of Biosciences

As one of the top biosciences schools in the UK, our teaching covers the entire spectrum of cutting-edge biosciences – from molecules and cells to whole organisms and ecosystems. We take a highly personalised approach to teaching... READ MORE