University of Birmingham
Birmingham | West Midlands
Ucas code: B32
What students say about this university1402 comments (340 students)
Set out a budget and try to stick to it. Money has to last all term !Report
There is a fair amount of contact hours leaving plenty of time for reading and work to be done with plenty of social time,...
There is a fair amount of contact hours leaving plenty of time for reading and work to be done with plenty of social time, whilst still feeling like you are being given enough support. The content of the Psychology course is both interesting in that it covers such a variety of topics that you never get bored and everyday is something new. The course is challenging however as it is so interesting it motivates in pushing you to work your hardest and also leaves you with a great understanding.There is a wide variety of work expected from you as there is essays, exams and practical reports however this keeps things interesting as you are not stuck doing the same coursework repetitively. The work can often be challenging but plenty of help and guidelines are given. The feedback from tutors is exceptional, constant support in the progress you are making with them always being on hand to offer help. The psychology facilities are excellent, as a first year I have only been exposed to a few but in taking part in experiments I have been able to view the facilities that I will later come to use.×
birmingham is more expensive than others unis, accomodation is expensive and food on campus is.Report
The facilities are good, but not outstanding. The main issue is the number of PCs available in the library and elsewhere,...
The facilities are good, but not outstanding. The main issue is the number of PCs available in the library and elsewhere, especially approaching essay deadlines. Also, not every department gives printing credits, and so the combination of waiting for available PCs and then paying for printing and copying is very tedious. I would really recommend that you invest in a portable, light laptop and a printer for your room.×
help and support available from lecturers. They are available at all times and extremely willing to help and support where...
help and support available from lecturers. They are available at all times and extremely willing to help and support where possible to help you do the best you can. Go above and beyond what they are paid to do.×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction89%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students33,830
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate64%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time20%
of students are part-time
Male / Female56%
of students are female
Young / Mature12%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK23%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction75%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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