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University of Birmingham

Birmingham | West Midlands England

Political Varied union activities Sporty Diverse local nightlife City Campus

Ucas code: B32

University is a time for self-discovery and adventure, for soaking up every opportunity available to you, and for challenging yourself. At Birmingham you will join a diverse and global community, and you will develop the all-round skills needed for a modern working world. As the third most targeted university by top graduate employers*, our commitment to making sure you are prepared for your future career is clear. At Birmingham, you will benefit from high-quality teaching**, your accommodation is on the doorstep of a stunning campus, which itself is within touching distance of a major, vibrant city centre, making Birmingham a truly unique place to live and study.
Source:University of Birmingham Guild of Students

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Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £22k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Student satisfaction score 79% MED

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