Birmingham City University

About the institution

Birmingham City University has three main campuses. There’s one in the city centre, one in the north of the city, where its education and teacher training facilities are based, and one in Edgbaston, to the south of the city centre and home to its health and social care courses. One of the university’s main focuses is creative degrees. Its facilities include specialist conservatoires for music and acting and Europe’s largest jewellery school. It also hosts ‘Inspired’, an annual festival of arts, culture and creativity.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
22,539
Male UG students: 
36%
Female UG students: 
64%
Full-time students: 
83%
Under 21 on entry: 
61%
International: 
7%
Undergraduate: 
83%
Student-staff ratio: 
20.4
Average UCAS tariff: 
299.5

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 20%
2.1: 42%
2.2: 25%
Pass: 6%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

87%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
55%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
B25
University House 15 Bartholomew Row Birmingham Birmingham
Postcode: 
B5 5JU
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5000

Guardian university guide rank

105

out of 119

Times university guide rank

93

out of 128


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