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UCAS code: B32

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Queen's College, Birmingham (founded in 1825 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery), and Mason Science College (established in 1875 by Sir Josiah Mason), making it the first English civic or 'red brick' university to receive its own royal charter.
Source: University of Birmingham Guild of Students

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

82%

HIGH

Sporty

80%

HIGH

Creative

63%

MED

Varied union activities

83%

HIGH

Political

65%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £23k HIGH
Student satisfaction score 72% MED

Number of students

37,750

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

65%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

3%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

42%

of students are male

Young / Mature

8%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

19%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

776 comments (184 students)

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