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 2013/14)

All students: 
32,336
Male UG students: 
46%
Female UG students: 
54%
Full-time students: 
95%
Under 21 on entry: 
88%
International: 
12%
Undergraduate: 
59%
Student-staff ratio: 
15.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
426.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 24%
2.1: 52%
2.2: 12%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

90%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
62%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
22,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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