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Change your future online
Developed exclusively for online, to the same standards as our campus-based programmes, our 100% online postgraduate degrees will equip you with the latest tools and skills you need to advance your career potential.
Current online programmes:
- Online MBA
- Online MBA Clinical Leadership
- Online MSc Bioinformatics
- Online MSc International Management
- Online Masters of Public Administration
- Short online courses in public administration
- Online LLM in Energy and Environmental Law
- Online PGCert Design for Learning Environments
- Short online courses in Design for Learning Environments
Purpose-built for today’s online learning environment, our programmes offer a convenient and flexible way to follow your career ambitions whilst balancing personal and family commitments too.
We are a truly international university and our reputation for teaching excellence and pioneering research is acknowledged worldwide. This is reflected in our diverse international student body, acclaimed lecturers and teaching staff – both on campus and online.
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GAYAN SIRIMANNE: I felt at ease for the first time when I logged in.
HELENA FEIBERT: It's very exciting, and it totally lived up to my expectations.
COLIN FAGAN: It felt very, very good. It was a wonderful experience.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: I could manage my own time, with family responsibilities around it as well.
HELENA FEIBERT: The flexibility allowed me to keep a full-time job, while studying here at the University of Birmingham.
COLIN FAGAN: Getting new ideas, getting new information.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: Enlightening.
HELENA FEIBERT: Demanding and engaging towards me, and I think towards the lecturers.
COLIN FAGAN: The interaction between the various communities and various people across the world.
HELENA FEIBERT: It was how the lecturers and professors utilized all the video material in the online courses.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: I've worked with quite a lot of other MBA students from across the globe. This gave me the opportunity to make a professional network.
COLIN FAGAN: Well, I really feel better about myself.
HELENA FEIBERT: When I first started at the university, I got a new job at Pandora. And since I finished, I was offered a lead role in my current company. So that is great.
HELENA FEIBERT: They shouldn't think it's easier just because it's online.
COLIN FAGAN: You have to recognize that it is a self-discipline.
HELENA FEIBERT: It is an excellent feeling that all those year's work have finally panned out.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: A great sense of achievement.
COLIN FAGAN: Just excited to be walking and collecting my degree.
GAYAN SIRIMANNE: Basically, I'm over the moon, I would say.
As an online student, you’ll have access to the same leading faculty, research-led content and support services as our campus-based students. Studying online also connects you with individuals from around the world, introducing you to diverse ideas while expanding your global networking opportunities.
You can choose to start your online programme of study in the spring, summer or autumn.