University profile

University of Birmingham Online

2021/22 edition

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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 2022) 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.

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.

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

Online MBA

Balance your studies and learn at a place and pace which suits you. With 100% of the programme taken in our world-class online learning environment, this MBA offers you the ultimate flexibility. Apply your learning in real-time as you complete your degree.

Online MBA Clinical Leadership

This programme covers the fundamentals of business leadership with an additional focus on health services management, making it suitable for clinical or non-clinical staff looking to progress to senior healthcare management roles, as well as industry professionals keen to develop business expertise.

Online MSc International Management

Start with the basics of business to become a manager with an AMBA-accredited programme that helps you understand issues, master challenges, and enter the international business workplace.

Online Masters of Public Administration

By introducing you to the latest pioneering public service practices, strategies and global perspectives, our 100% Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA) will prepare you for today’s public sector challenges, equipping you with the tools to effect positive change, wherever you are in the world.

Online MSc Bioinformatics

Enjoy eight-week modules that will grow your programming, communication and modelling skills. Our online MSc in Bioinformatics will help you understand complex data sets and how to use them in cutting-edge health and life science research.

Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law

This 100% Online LLM (master of laws) provides the legal framework to respond to the world’s energy issues, while considering the impact of climate change. Build your competencies through interactive discussions and activities around energy regulation, oil and gas law, pollution control and more.

Online PGCert Design for Learning Environments

By bringing together the latest thinking in computing and education, this programme will help you design better learning experiences and seize upon new career opportunities across multiple sectors. Adopt diverse skills in design, technology, social science, data science and more to excel as a learning environment innovator.

Short courses in Design for Learning Environments

Exploring instructional and learning design from the perspectives of education, technology, digital development, data science and the social sciences, our online short courses will equip you with the skills you need to advance in the ever-expanding online digital learning and education sector.

Short courses in Public Administration

Broaden your knowledge in public service with short courses from a university that’s top-rated in social policy. Study the latest practices, strategies and global perspectives to prepare yourself for the changing demands of 21st-century public service with a short postgraduate microcredential course in public administration.

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