University of Birmingham
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University of Birmingham

location Birmingham, United Kingdom | Public University
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Founded :1900

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Total Students :23155

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  • Off campus accommodationAvailable
  • On campus accommodationAvailable
  • Part Time WorkPermitted
  • Post Study Work PermitPermitted

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  • Application Fee£ 20-50 Pound
  • ScholarshipsAvailable
  • Average Hostel & Meals Expense£ 6248 Pound
  • Average 1st Year Tuition Cost£ 37810 Pound

University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham (popularly known as Birmingham University) is a public research university in Edgbaston, Birmingham, England. It was the first English civic or'red brick' university to gain its own royal charter in 1900, as a successor to Queen's College, Birmingham (formed in 1825 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery) and Mason Science College (founded in 1875 by Sir Josiah Mason). It is a founding member of the Russell Group of British research universities as well as Universitas 21, an international network of research universities. In 2019-20, the student population is 23,155 undergraduates and 12,605 postgraduates, making it the seventh largest in the UK.

 

The university is home to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, which houses works by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Monet, as well as the Shakespeare Institute, the Cadbury Research Library, which houses the Mingana Collection of Middle Eastern manuscripts, the Lapworth Museum of Geology, and the 100-meter Joseph Chamberlain Memorial Clock Tower, which is visible from many parts of the city. Former British Prime Ministers Neville Chamberlain and Stanley Baldwin, British composer Sir Edward Elgar, and eleven Nobel Laureates are among the university's academics and alumni.

 

As one of the most well-known universities in the United Kingdom, it has been involved in several groundbreaking discoveries by its researchers, including gaseous diffusion and cavity magnetron. In addition, the university developed Birmingham Heroes, a programme that incorporates key scientific projects such as gravitational force observations and energy-efficient cooling.

 

Departments of the University of Birmingham encompass a wide range of topics. The university's system was reformed on August 1, 2008, into five 'colleges,' each of which is made up of multiple'schools'-

 

Arts and Law- English, Drama and Creative Studies; History and Cultures; Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music; Birmingham Law School; Philosophy, Theology and Religion

 

Engineering and Physical Sciences- Chemistry; Chemical Engineering; Computer Science; Engineering (comprising the Departments of civil, Mechanical and Electrical, Electronic & Systems Engineering; Mathematics; Metallurgy and Materials; Physics and Astronomy

 

Life and Environmental Sciences- Biosciences; Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Psychology; Sport and Exercise Sciences

 

Medical and Dental Sciences- Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences; Institute of Clinical Sciences; Institute of Inflammation and Ageing; Institute of Applied Health Research; Institute of Cardiovascular Science; Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy; Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research; Institute of Microbiology and Infection).

Social Sciences (Birmingham Business School; Education; Government and Society; Social Policy

 

Liberal Arts and Sciences- The Birmingham Business School, England's oldest business school, the University of Birmingham Medical School, the International Development Department, the Institute of Local Government Studies, the Centre of West African Studies, the Centre for Russian and East European Studies, the Centre of Excellence for Research in Computational Intelligence and Applications, and the Shakespeare Institute are among the university's research centres and schools.

 

Rankings- 

Birmingham is ranked 91st in the world by U.S. News & World Report in 2022. SCImago Institutions Rankings ranked 137th among universities worldwide in 2019. Birmingham ranked 12th in the UK by the Times Higher Education in 2021. Birmingham was ranked fifth in the UK for graduate prospects in 2015 by the Complete University Guide, behind Imperial, St. George's, Cambridge, and Bath.

 

The Times Higher Education awards named Birmingham 'University of the Year 2014' in 2013. Birmingham University is ranked 10th in the UK and 62nd globally in the 2013 QS World University Rankings. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, Birmingham was ranked 12th in the UK, with 16 percent of its research deemed world-leading and another 41% deemed internationally excellent, with particular strengths in music, physics, biosciences, computer science, mechanical engineering, political science, international relations, and law. In 2011, 85 percent of students were satisfied with their courses, rising to 88 percent in 2012

 

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