University of Birmingham

About the institution

The University of Birmingham was the UK’s first redbrick university. It was also the first university in England to use a campus model, which it still continues to develop today through its campuses in Edgbaston and Selly Oak. Edgbaston is in the suburbs of Birmingham and home to the university’s main campus, which has been named by The Telegraph as one of Britain’s most beautiful universities. Selly Oak is approximately two miles from Edgbaston. Birmingham was named University of the Year 2013–2014 by The Times.

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
34,835
Male UG students: 
45%
Female UG students: 
55%
Full-time students: 
82%
Under 21 on entry: 
47%
International: 
18%
Undergraduate: 
64%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 28%
2.1: 50%
2.2: 11%
Pass: 2%

Employability (DLHE)

95%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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