University profile

University of Birmingham Online

2024/25 edition

About University of Birmingham Online

This is your time – study a postgraduate degree 100% online

Become a leader in your field with a 100% online postgraduate degree from the University of Birmingham. One of the UK’s top academic institutions, our programmes are career-centred, internationally focused and expertly taught.

Recognised as a world 'top-100' institution (QS World University Rankings 2024) and prestigious Russell Group member, the University of Birmingham has been challenging and developing leading minds for more than a century - a tradition that continues today, no matter where or how you study.

  • Leading UK provider of distance learning and blended learning
  • Ranked in the top 20 for biological and computer science in the UK
  • Ranked 19th in the UK for business and management studies
  • Online MBA ranked 11th in the EMEA region by QS 2024
  • 3rd most targeted university of top UK employers (High Fliers Research 2023)
  • 14th UK University (The Complete University Guide 2024)
  • World top-100 university (QS World University Rankings 2023)
  • Global top 10 Online MBA (Financial Times 2024)

The University of Birmingham’s flexible online learning programmes will connect you with international faculty and peers, so you gain access to leading scholarly research, crucial career skills, an informed global perspective and professional links in both private and public sectors.

A leading provider of distance and blended learning within the UK, we use the latest digital learning techniques to ensure that you can study whenever and wherever it suits you.

The University of Birmingham has the strength and variety of programmes to suit your individual needs and interests, backed by the academic expertise and influence, support and facilities of a top 100 public research and teaching university. You’ll benefit from both academic and personal development to achieve success and ensure your degree is an asset in your future prospects.

  • 1st AMBA-accredited online MBA and MSc business degrees
  • Leading global university with alumni spanning 178 countries
  • Nearly 80% of US employers and 70% of Canadian employers are highly receptive to UK degrees.

We are pleased to offer the following 100% online postgraduate degrees:

  • Online MBA
  • Online MSc International Management
  • Online Masters of Public Administration (short courses available)
  • Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law
  • Online MSc Bioinformatics
  • Online PGCert Design for Learning Environments (short courses available)

Challenge yourself to push forward the boundaries of knowledge and make an impact on people’s lives – discover more today.