Birmingham city university
 
Qsranking 801-1000

Year of Establishment - 1992

  1. USPs of the University
    • Ranked Seventh for Employability in the UK. 
    • Large Scale Investment in Infrastructure
    • Opportunities to Earn While Learning
    • Courses are Internationally Accredited
    • Practice-Based Research
    • Global City
  2. Jobs and Placements
    • Employment Rates of Graduates - 97.4% of students were in further study within six months of graduating or in employment. 
    • Top Recruiters - BBC, Cisco, IBM, NHS, Microsoft, Dolby, Selfridges, ASOS, Disney, KPMG, Fujitsu, Nissan, Volkswagen, Marks and Spencer, Unilever and Sky, as well as SMEs and public sector organizations
  3. Infrastructural Facilities - University House is situated near the City Center Campus and is home to a variety of technical service divisions at the University. International Project Space (IPS) is an art gallery housed at the Center for Visual Arts in Bournville. Moor Lane is a venue close to City North Campus for leisure, business training, and conferences. Parkside Building has a number of TV studios and The Curzon Building has modern facilities including a mock courtroom, psychological labs, and a trade room at CITY. Millennium Point has courses in the built environment, computing, engineering, and Birmingham Thinktank, an award-winning science museum. 
  4. Residence
    • Accommodation Option Names -  Bentley House
      • Cost of Rooms - From £157 Per Week
    •  Accommodation Option Names - University Locks
      • Cost of Rooms -  From £150 per week
    • Accommodation Option Names- Jennens Court
      • Cost of Rooms - From £142 per week
    • Accommodation Option Names - The Heights
      • Cost of Rooms - From £141 per week
    • Accommodation Option Names - Lakeside
      • Cost of Rooms - From £143 per week
    • Accommodation Option Names - Staniforth House
      • Cost of Rooms - From £150 per week
    • Accommodation Option Names - Belgrave View
      • Cost of Rooms - From £129.50 per week
    • Accommodation Option Names - Queens Hospital Close
      • Cost of Rooms - From £119 per week
  5. Notable Alumni - Dominic Laurie, Reporter, producer and newsreader, BBC; Sarah Carter, Lead Packaging Designer for London store Harrods; Sadia Ali, Graduate Application Support Analyst, cartoonist Alex Hughes; novelist Jim Crace; sports TV presenter Mary Rhodes and many more……
  6. Location
    • Address - Birmingham City University, University House, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, B5 5JU, United Kingdom, +44 (0)121 331 5000
    • Bus Services - Buses 22, 23, 24, 29, 29A from Colmore Row 
    • Train Services - Birmingham New Street in the City Centre and Birmingham International for the airport and NEC. The city center has Moor Street and Snow Hill train stations.
    • Nearest Airport - Birmingham Airport
    • Nearest Hospital - Birmingham City Hospital
    • Recreational Sites - Thinktank Science Museum; Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery; Birmingham Back to Backs

1. School of Social Sciences

It encourages its students to develop insights into the society and also adapt their academic emphasis as their experience evolves, working across disciplines to investigate the fast-changing environment around them – and critically examine it. Teaching and learning are interwoven with study, engaging regularly with societies to see what works.

 Labs

  • BPS computer lab; Centre for Applied Criminology; Centre for Applied Psychological Research; Centre for Critical Social Research; Social Research and Evaluation Unit

Faculty Accomplishments

  • Dr. Sarah Pemberton, Associate Professor of Criminology, Acting Head of the Department of Criminology and Sociology, specializes in sexual offenses; sexual consent, rejection, and coercion; domestic violence, coercive control.
  • Dr. Amy Cook, Head of the Department of Psychology, is a key contributor to projects examining the role of treatment in increasing academic success and factors influencing student satisfaction. 

Research Accomplishments

  • The international journal, Quality in Higher Education, was established in 1993 by the unit's then-director, Professor Lee Harvey, and is still co-managed by Dr. James Williams within the unit.
  • The International Journal of Prisoner Health (IJPH) reports on prisoner safety in a special interdisciplinary way, promoting comparative study and review of perspectives from a variety of specialist authors.

Areas of Expertise

  • Black studies; Cultural Sociology; Higher Education and Society; Policy, Activism, and Politics

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Black Studies - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Criminology - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Forensic Psychology - MSc

Part-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Health Psychology - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Security Studies - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

  Policing and Intelligence Analysis - MSc  

  18 Months (With Professional Placement)  

TBC


2. Birmingham School of Art

Situated next to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in the city center, the school is only a five-minute walk from Birmingham's new Library and Ikon Gallery. It has spacious and airy studios, galleries and exhibition rooms, a fine art library and workshops for wood, metal, plaster, fiberglass, ceramics, digital media, printing, and photography.

Research Centers

  • Centre for Chinese Visual Arts (CCVA); Art Activisms research cluster;

Faculty Size and Accomplishments - 

  • 32 Teaching Staff 
  • Jennifer Wright, Senior Lecturer, and Level 5 Coordinator is seen in a number of publications including the Black Dog Books publication Contemporary Textiles The Fabric of Fine Art, a survey of contemporary practices addressing art and textiles, and the Victoria and Albert Museum Publication titled Print Now.
  • Dr. Catherine Baker, Associate Professor, worked with Kimberley Foster to develop a student-centered drawing system- ‘The Drawing Exchange’. 

Industry Collaborations -

  • Ties to numerous national and international institutions including Tate Liverpool, Ikon Gallery, and Birmingham Museum and Gallery of Art.
  • It currently partners with Savills, Capsticks, Associated Architects, and Deutsche Bank, who sponsor themselves a £10,000 annual award to help the development of artists' careers.

Areas of Expertise 

  • Curating contemporary Chinese art; Contemporary moving images in China; Contemporary Chinese art and visual culture; Arts of the Chinese Cultural Revolution; Transcultural curatorial practice 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

  Art and Design: Interdisciplinary Practices - MA  

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Arts and Education Practices - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Arts and Project Management - MA

Part-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Contemporary Arts China - MA

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

  £14,000 or Approx INR 13.39 lakhs  

Fine Art - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs


3. School of Fashion and Textiles

It is a globally recognized design and garment education provider. The courses are open to the global textile and design industries and students in a truly innovative, interactive and international student culture.

  • Research Cluster - Dress in the Context research cluster 

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 20 Teaching Staff
  • Barry Batson, MA Luxury Brand Manager, and MA Fashion Manager Course Director have successfully taught fashion marketing and management to a group of students from a wide range of locations like China, Indonesia, and Russia. 

Industry Collaborations 

  • Good relations with multinational and regional brands such as Burberry, John Lewis, Nike, Karen Millen, and Rab.

Research accomplishments 

  • At the 2019 Hand & Lock annual competition, Birmingham City University Textiles student Rosie Gee was named as the winner of the Hand & Lock award for her outstanding embroidery.

Areas of Expertise

  • Sustainability, technical and material innovation, costume and the history of dress, and the psychology of fashion

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

  Cosmetics Branding and Promotion - MA  

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Fashion Design - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Fashion Management - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Fashion Promotion - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Fashion Styling - MA

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Luxury Brand Management - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

  £14,000 or Approx INR 13.39 lakhs  

Textile and Surface Design - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs


4. School of Jewellery

School of Jewellery is Europe's biggest, with excellent facilities and experience to build careers in this exciting specialist industry which includes facets of horology, jewelry, gemology, etc. using different gems, metals, and experimental materials.

Names of Labs

  • Craft Cultures Research Cluster

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 19 Teaching Staff
  • Stephen Bottomley, Head of School, was Head of Jewelry & Silversmithing Department at the University of Edinburgh / Edinburgh College of Art, UoE / ECA (2008-17), and Senior Lecturer and Chief of Jewelry and Metalwork at the University of Sheffield Hallam (2004-08).
  • Beaulagh Brooks, Course Leader / Senior Lecturer & School Lead Professor, has a wealth of designer-maker experience and has a network of far-reaching connections with industry. Alongside her comprehensive teaching portfolio, she has maintained her studio practice throughout the sector.

Research Accomplishments

  • The School of Jewelry and HND Course Director Dauvit Alexander were pleased to recently present Kate Owen, Former President of the British Allied Trades Federation (BATF) with the award-winning solid silver goblet designed by the school's own students.
  • The School of Jewelry at Birmingham City University enjoyed a good evening at the Goldsmiths' Crafts and Design Council Awards on Monday 24 February, winning the trophy for the fourth consecutive year.

Areas of Expertise

  • Digital
  • Craftsmanship
  • Materials

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

  Jewellery and Related Products - MA  

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

  £15,400 or Approx INR 14.75 lakhs  

Luxury Jewellery Management - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£14,000 or Approx INR 13.39 lakhs


5. School of Visual Communication

The Visual Communication School is truly globally known, with partners in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, China and India. It offers a number of undergraduate and post-graduate courses. 

Research Centers

  • Centre for Printing History and Culture (CPHC),  Birmingham Transmedia Hub

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 35 Teaching Staff
  • Jane Anderson, the lecturer in Graphic Communication, is a key member of the D&AD New Blood Festival team, responsible for the booth's art design and helping the students build an impression and network with professionals from the industry.
  • Paul Barrett, Senior Learning and Teaching Fellow of the School has several years of experience as an independent artist, director of the company and performer.

Research Accomplishments

  • Two students of Illustration were given an opportunity to work with Tiny Tree Children's Books to illustrate two of their upcoming releases.
  • Arthur Kearns, a member of the Royal Arts Society (RSA) received the Student Design Award for animation, for the Moving Pictures Brief.

Areas of Expertise

  • Photography, illustration, film, performance, typography, drawing, digital media and cross-cultural studies of visual communication

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

  Visual Communication - M  A

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

  12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  


6. Birmingham School of Media

Birmingham School of Media, conveniently situated in central Birmingham, England, offers excellent media facilities and some of Europe's finest filming studios. We deliver high-quality media training and are dedicated to developing professionals who can drive UK creative industries globally to the forefront of competitiveness and innovation. 

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 37 Teaching Staff
  • Dr Yemisi Akinbobola, Lecturer & Strategic Director, Internationalization of Research, founded a company, Stringers Africa, that links freelance journalists in African countries to newsrooms around the world, and organizes the annual conference and festival African Women in the Media (AWiM).
  • Paul Bradshaw, Course Leader (MA Multiplatform and Internet Journalism) is co-author of the Online Journalism Handbook with John Morrish's Magazine Editing (3rd Edition) and former Financial Times web editor Liisa Rohumaa.

Industry Accomplishments

  • BBC
  • Arts Council
  • Meedan
  • Sampad
  • British Library
  • Mac Birmingham

Areas of Expertise

  • Jazz Studies; Popular Music Studies; Screen Cultures; Creative Industries; History, Heritage and Archives; Journalism, Activism and Community

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Data Journalism - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Event, Festival, and Exhibition Management - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Global Media Management - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Media and Cultural Studies - MA

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

Media Production - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Public Relations - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

  Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design - MSc  

Full-Time, 1 Year

 

7. School of English

The English School is housed in Birmingham City Centre's Curzon House, along with the University's central library and the Students' Union. 

Research Centers

  • Research and Development Unit for English Studies (RDUES), Institute of Creative and Critical Writing (ICCW)

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 27 Teaching Staff
  • In the past, Dr Soudabeh Ananisarab, lecturer in drama, engaged in major projects that included working with performance venues in Nottingham, including the Royal Theater in Nottingham.
  • Dr Joseph Anderton, the lecturer in English literature, has taught at Nottingham, Lincoln and Leicester universities previously.

Areas of Expertise -

  • Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama
  • Theatre Studies

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Creative Writing - MA

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

  £14,000 or Approx INR 13.39 lakhs  

  English Literature - MA  

Full-Time, 1 Year

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8. Birmingham School of Acting or Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

In 2017, Birmingham School of Acting became a part of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Royal Birmingham Conservatoire is a world-class institution providing the singers, actors, stage managers, and aspiring performers with outstanding instruction.

Labs and Research Centers 

  • Conservatoire Composition Cluster; Performance Research Hub (Music, Theatre, Dance and Performing Arts); French Music Research Hub (Musicology); Early Music Theory (Musicology); Integra Lab (Music Technology); Forum for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Music (Musicology)

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 240 Teaching Staff
  • Anthony Alcock, Double Bass Teacher has held roles in Chethams (Manchester), RSAMD (Junior & Senior), and GSMD and RCM as a guest.
  • Catherine Ardagh-Walte, Cello Teacher continued to work with the pianist Emily Jeffrey, primarily as a duo-recitalist. She took up her place with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) in May 1995, and has a busy schedule of teaching and chamber music performances in addition to her work with the orchestra.

Areas of Expertise - Theatre, Drama, Music, Dance, Visual arts, Multimedia, Digital arts, Scenography, and Installation

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Acting - MFA

Full-Time, 2 Year

£16,600 or Approx INR 15.9 lakhs

Acting - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£16,600 or Approx INR 15.9 lakhs

Brass Band Conducting - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs

Choral Conducting - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs

Composition - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs

Experimental Performance - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs

Instrumental Performance - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs

Jazz - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs

Music Technology - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs

Musicology - MA

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Orchestral Conducting - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs

  Orchestral Performance (Strings) - MMus  

Full-Time, 2 Year

  £20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs  

Professional Voice Practice - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£16,600 or Approx INR 15.9 lakhs

Vocal Performance - MMus

Full-Time, 2 Year

£20,300 or Approx INR 19.44 lakhs


9. New Technology Institute (NTI)

The School of Games, Film, and Animation (formerly referred to as the New Technology Institute) opened in 2005 and is housed within the Faculty of Arts, Design, and Media at the University. Students enjoy the benefits of exceptional resources at the heart of a thriving creative community on the campus of City Centre.

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 14 Teaching Staff
  • In 2006, SmashMouth Games (SMG) was founded by Zuby Ahmed, Program & Creative Director Video Game Design & Development, with a focus on creating creative 'pick up & play' games while also beginning his career as a lecturer in Higher Education.
  • Mark Brill, MA Creativity, Making and Innovation Course Leader is a leading business consultant partnering with multinational companies, start-ups, and organizations from third sectors. Mark focuses on the innovative use of technology in which he explores and advances ideas for the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence.

Industry Collaborations

  • Red Bee Media, Sonic Interactive Entertainment Europe, ITV Digital

Research Accomplishments

  • A digital technology academic has started an initiative to provide wireless mobile tools to help people living in isolation from the care home interact with their loved ones.
  • Dr. Oliver Williams, Head of New Technology Institute, and Dr. Carlo Harvey, Senior Lecturer in Computer Games Programming, recently contributed to the panel discussion at the inaugural Games Education Summit in 2019 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Creativity, Making and Innovation Practice - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

TBC

Feature Film Development - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Film Distribution and Marketing - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£14,000 or Approx INR 13.39 lakhs

Future Media - MA / MSc

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

Video Game Development - MA / MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£14,000 or Approx INR 13.39 lakhs

  Video Game Enterprise, Production and Design - MSc  

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

 

School of Computing and Digital Technology

1. Computing

The Computer and Digital Technology School is located at Millennium Point, part of the City Centre Campus at the University. It is internationally recognized for its high-quality teaching, research, and extensive industry partnerships and has established itself as one of Microsoft and Cisco Systems' leading academies.

Names of Labs

  • Laboratories For Games
  • Electronics
  • Forensics as well as the Cisco Networking Labs

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • Teaching Staff 61
  • Andrew Aftelak, Head of the School of Computing and Digital Technology served as a member of the Mobile HCI Conference and the IEEE International Conference on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications.
  • Raouf Abozariba, Associate Lecturer and Visiting Research Fellow is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the author of many peer-reviewed publications. His current research interests include sharing and managing spectrum, allocating resources, cloud communication, networking, and security.

Industry Collaborations

  • The School is collaborating with Oxford University to explore the educational interest of handheld wireless networking devices and their applications.
  • It is studying the development of mobile converged learning along with the Abilene Christian University in the US.

Research Accomplishments

  • Researchers at Birmingham City University have developed and shared a new healthcare tool that applies artificial intelligence to improve the accuracy of COVID-19 detection in chest x-rays.

Areas of Expertise

  • Security, Forensics, Programming Languages
  • Language Technology, Cryptography
  • Advanced Communications Engineering and Intelligent Systems

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Advanced Computer Science - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Big Data Analytics - MSc

23 Months With Professional Placement

£14,100 or Approx INR 13.5 lakhs

Artificial Intelligence MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Business Intelligence - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Cyber Security - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Data Networks and Security - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

  Enterprise Systems Management - MSc  

  23 Months With Professional Placement  

£14,100 or Approx INR 13.5 lakhs

User Experience Design - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs


School of Engineering and the Built Environment

2. Built Environment

The School of Engineering and the Built Environment is a major provider of professionally applicable courses for the building and property industries and is committed to educating future professionals.
Research Centers

  • Centre for Environment and Society Research, Civil Engineering Lab, State of the Art Computer-aided design labs

Faculty Size

  • 32 Teaching Staff

Industry Collaborations 

  • It has partnered with many influential local and national companies and organizations, including Network Rail, Mitchells & Butlers, and Marston's. 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

  Building Surveying with Facilities Management - MSc  

Starting: Sep 2020 -12 Months
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 months
23 months with Professional Placement

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs
£14,100 or Approx INR 13.5 lakhs

Civil Engineering - MSc

Starting: Sep 2020- 12 months
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 months

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Construction Project Management - MSc

Starting: Sep 2020- 12 months
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 months

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Planning Built Environments - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

Quantity Surveying - MSc

Starting: Sep 2020- 12 months
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 months
  23 Months with Professional Placement  

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakh
£14,100 or Approx INR 1,160,430

Real Estate Management - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs


3. Engineering

The school is a recognized leader in education, training, and business solutions, offering a wide range of courses benefiting from active involvement with the regional, national and foreign industries-giving students the best possible introduction to modern engineering.

Labs and Facilities

  • Mechanical engineering labs, innovative CAD lab,  engineering social study space.

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 24 Teaching Staff 
  • Jahangir Akhtar, Associate Professor, worked with GEC Avery and Rover Group and later formally joined the University Of Central England (UCE) at Birmingham City University, initially as a consultant to external bodies.
  • At conferences like Logistics Research Network: University of Derby; and Manufacturing Technology Education Group: University of Cambridge, Poonam Aulak, Associate Professor recently presented results from her study on the internationalization of higher education.

Industry Collaborations

  • It also has a significant connection with Technosoft, the leading international provider of technology and engineering solutions, which provides industry-standard computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools. 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Automotive Engineering - MSc

Starting: Sep 2020- 12 Months
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 Months

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

 

  International Logistics and Supply Chain Management - MSc  

Starting: Sep 2020- 12 Months
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 Months
23 Months With Professional Placement

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs
£14,100 or Approx INR 13.5 lakhs

Mechanical Engineering - MSc

Starting: Sep 2020- 12 Months
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 Months
  23 months With Professional Placement  

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs
  £14,100 per year or INR 1,160,430 per year  

Project Management - MSc

Starting: Sep 2020- 12 Months
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 Months
23 Months With Professional Placement

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs
£14,100 or Approx INR 13.5 lakhs


4. Birmingham City Business School

Birmingham City School of Business is focused on profits. Part of Birmingham City University, it has a special relationship with the remarkable city it is located in, renowned for its past, current and future entrepreneurial and commercial.
 
Centers of Research

  • Centre for Enterprise, Innovation, and Growth; Academy of Multi-Unit Leadership; BCU Business Advice Centre; Centre for Applied Finance and Economics (CAFÉ). 

Faculty Accomplishments

  • Professor Nassim Belbaly, Director of Birmingham City Business School, Professor of Technology & Innovation Management, is consulting the private and public sectors, specializing in technology and business impact innovation, recently based on 5 G impact. 
  • Professor Barny Morris, Head of Strategy, Management, and Marketing, supports the internationalization strategy of the University by participating in recruitment activities and teaching abroad in China.

Departmental Accomplishments

  • Top international accounting software firm Sage came to Birmingham City University on Thursday 12 December to give an award to the Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics with a joint appreciation award from the Sage / Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). 

Areas of Expertise

  • Work, Organisation and Leadership Dynamics; Economics, Finance and Trade; Strategy, Operations and Logistics; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Business and Management Pedagogy 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Accounting and Finance - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Accounting and Financial Management - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Finance and Investment - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Global Business Operations - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Internal Audit Management and Consultancy - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

International Human Resource Management - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

International MBA - MBA

12 Months (16 Months With Internship)
  Full Time 18 Months (Pre-Masters only)  

£15,400 or INR 14. 74 lakhs 

  International Professional Accounting (ACCA) - MSc  

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

International Sport Management - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Management and Entrepreneurship - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Management and Finance - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Management and International Business - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year
Full-Time, 15 Months

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

Management and Marketing - MSc

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs


5. School of Law

A balanced perspective at Birmingham City Law School allows for stronger legal professionals. It serves an active research group comprising scholars, graduate and postgraduate students, as well as external partners from different professions.

Centers of Research

  • Centre for American Legal Studies; Centre for Human Rights; Centre for Law, Science, and Policy; Centre for Brexit Studies. 

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • Teaching Staff - 42
  • The European Union Law Prize was presented to Suresh Birdi, Senior Lecturer in Law, for his excellent achievement in the European Union Law section. Throughout his tenure at Birmingham City University, Suresh taught courses in LL.B, LL.M, B.A and G.DL through a range of modules.
  • Tracey Cooper, Educational and Professional Development Officer, is co-author of Improving Contract Law Text Revision, Routledge, and Contract Law Spotlight, Routledge. Prior to her transition to academia, she worked with the Valuation Tribunal Service for 12 years as a Professional Court Officer

Industry Collaborations

  • It works closely with the Birmingham Law Society, which is UK's largest law firm outside London; the four Inns of Court, especially Lincoln's Inn; and has strategic relationships with Squire Sanders and No. 5 Chambers.
  • This is also closely linked to the local Citizens Advice Bureau and non-profit organizations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business and Commercial Law and Law and Pedagogy 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

  International Business Law - LLM  

Starting: Sep 2020- 1 Year
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 Months
  18 Months (Professional Placement  )

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  
£14,100 or Approx INR 13.5 lakhs

International Human Rights - LLM

Starting: Sep 2020- 1 Year
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 Months
18 Months (Professional Placement)

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs
£14,100 or Approx INR 13.5 lakhs

International Law - LLM

Starting: Sep 2020- 1 Year
Starting: Jan 2021- 15 Months
18 Months (Professional Placement)

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Islamic Business Law - LLM

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Legal Practice Course - LPC

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

LLM Legal Practice - LLM

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

LLM Professional Law - LLM

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

1. School of Nursing and Midwifery

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has an outstanding record for the employability of the students. It offers a diverse and forward-looking learning atmosphere with the help of over 100 academic staff who are professional nurses and experts in their fields.
 
Centers of Research

  • Centre for Health and Social Care Research

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • Teaching Staff 168
  • Lisa Abbott, Associate Head of School is currently a Ph.D. student with work focused on 'a qualitative analysis of the perspectives of student children's nurses as they move into professional practice over a 12-month period in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.' In 2020/1 Lisa was awarded a Florence Nightingale Foundation Emerging Leader Scholarship.
  • Zenab Adam, Assistant Lecturer / Placement Support Group, is enthusiastic about skills such as constructive communication, evidence-based practice, delegation, and leadership.

Industry Collaborations

  • Between BCU and the Multiple Births Foundation

Research Accomplishments

  • A new research project to explore the effects of social distancing and isolation on people over 70 years of age during the COVID-19 pandemic was initiated. 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

  Transforming and Leading in Health Care - Module / MSc  

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  


2. School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences was founded in 2014 to accommodate the growing portfolio of biomedical science and sports courses alongside its courses in health and social care. It offers high levels of education and preparation for health and social care practitioners in undergraduate, postgraduate, and post-qualification.
 
Centers of Research

  • Center for Health, Social Sciences and Related Research, Centre for Life and Sport Science (C-LaSS). 

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 130 Teaching Staff 
  • Dr Huda Al-Kateb, Program Leader BSc Food and Nutrition have founded and built national and international alliances and partnerships with industry partners and research institutions.
  • Dr Paul Allen, Senior Lecturer / Subject Selection Coordinator, has Sociology, Health Policy, (Qualitative) Research Methods, Health Economy as his teaching areas.

Industry Collaborations

  • The Health, Education, and Life Sciences Faculty (HELS) is actively partnering with two organizations-The Elizabeth Bryan Multiple Births Center and The Wound Healing Skill Growth Unit.  

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Dietetics (Pre-Registration) - MSc

Full-Time, 2 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Master of Public Health - MPH

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Physiotherapy - (Pre-Registration) - MSc

  Full-Time, 2 Year  

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

  Transforming and Leading in Health Care - Module / MSc  

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs


3. School of Education and Social Work

The Birmingham School of Education and Social Work has a long and well-established background of offering initial teacher training (ITT), education, childhood, and youth courses. It offers high-quality, undergraduate, and postgraduate courses tailored to the needs of the professions.
 
Centers of Research

  • Centre for the Study of Practice and Culture in Education. 

Faculty Size and Accomplishments

  • 72 Teaching Staff 
  • Dr Anthony Anderson, Research Assistant in Music Education at the University of Reading, is an external examiner for QTS secondary music. He currently serves as a research assistant in music education at the university, contributing to a broad variety of studies on school and arts-based programs. He is a former postdoctoral researcher and lecturer assistant at BCU.
  • Dr Anthony Armstrong, Director of the PGR Degrees in Education and Social Work, worked extensively as Curriculum Advisor and Department Director in both Adult Education and Further Education

Industry Collaborations

  • It benefits from collaboration linkages around the Midlands with local authorities, which fund a wide variety of training placements. Teachers and lecturers play a complete role in the education cycle. 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Education - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

  Education (International Education) - MA  

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

Social Work - MSc

Full-Time, 2 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs


4. Birmingham School of Architecture and Design

Studying at the University for an architecture or design degree teaches how to become an expert in a chosen field. It offers exempt RIBA courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. The final exam with the award of a postgraduate diploma in Architecture helps a student to become an architect registered.
 
Names of Labs

  • Co.LAB. 

Faculty Size and Accomplishments 

  • Teaching Staff 35
  • Mohsen Aboutorabi, Professor of Architecture, is also an experienced architect and urban designer in practical application of his research interests, ecology, sustainability, and cultural identity.
  • Dr Mersha Aftab is the director of the MA Curriculum Course for Management. Mersha's research has led her to research with Samsung, Sony Erricson, Lego, Nokia, Daimler, Google, and others. Mersha's interest is also to explore the role of design in causing a change in organizational culture.

Industry Collaborations

  • The school enjoys strong relationships with MADE (Midlands Architecture Centre), RIBA West Midlands, and City Council of Birmingham.
  • With affiliate institutions in Sweden, France, and Germany, it is part of the Erasmus program. It also has a historic relationship with Malaysian students and a high intake of Indian and Eastern European students. 

Research Accomplishments

  • Hans Ramzan, graduate of Product and Furniture Design, has had an incredibly productive 2019. Hans' award-winning research 'Pick' has made headlines worldwide, providing a low-cost, self-testing tool to detect HIV.

Areas of Expertise

  • Future Living, Sustainable and Digital Design; Design Pedagogies; Collaborative and Creative Practices; Cultural Context: Histories, Theory, and Heritage; Urbanism and Wellbeing 

Masters Courses Offered By the Department

Course

Duration

Tuition Fees/ Per Year

Architecture - MArch

Full-Time, 2 Year

£14,000 or Approx INR 13.39 lakhs

Design and Visualisation - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Design Management - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Interior Architecture and Design - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

Landscape Architecture - MA

  Full-Time, 1 Year  

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs

  Landscape Architecture with Conversion - MA  

Full-Time, 2 Year

  £12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs  

Product and Furniture Design - MA

Full-Time, 1 Year

£12,800 or Approx INR 12.25 lakhs


Annual fees for Indians $12,766
Annual off-campus living $14,109
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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