Birmingham City University Ranking

Birmingham City University is ranked 501 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and has an overall rating of 4.0 stars according to student reviews on Studyportals. The university's standing in the “THE” global university rating has increased. It was ranked by Times Higher Education between 801 and 1000 last year, but this year it has risen to 601-800. This is a substantial increase because the university must have made progress in the three main areas that determine THE's global university rankings: teaching, research, and citations. In 2020 and 2021, Birmingham City was ranked between 801 and 1000 in the QS (Top Universities) global university ranking. 


We can see that Birmingham City University is well-liked in the UK by looking at its ranking there. Since 2017 and 2019, respectively, The Complete University Guide and The Guardian have ranked it among the top 100 universities in the UK. Birmingham City rose from 95th place in 2017 to 84th place in 2021 according to The Complete University Guide. In a similar vein, The Guardian raised its university rankings, moving it from 105th place in 2017 to 83rd place in 2021. It means that the university has improved in the key areas that make up The Guardian's university ranking: entry requirements, student-staff ratio, career prospects, and value-added services. Cheek out the latest Birmingham City University ranking below. 


  • Times Higher Education University Ranking 2022 - 501-600
  • The Complete University Guide University Ranking (UK) 2022 - 82
  • The Guardian University Rankings 2022 - 67

Course Rankings

If we talk about the course's ranking, we can see that the ranking publishers favour its business, engineering, and computer courses. Since 2017, The Complete University Guide's rankings for accounting and finance and business and management studies have placed it among the top 100 programmes in the UK. Similar to that, The Guardian has 2017 and 2020 respectively ranked it lower below the top 100 in the UK for Accounting & Finance and Business, Management & Marketing.


It has also been ranked among the top 100 engineering programmes by both rating publishers. Its Electronic & Electrical Engineering programme has been recognised by The Guardian at position 23 in the UK for 2021, an impressive improvement of 18 points from the previous year. In the past five years, The Complete University Guide has ranked it among the top 100 computer science programmes in the UK.


Ranking For Business Courses


  • Guardian Economics Rankings (The Guardian) 2022 - #59
  • Accounting & Finance Ranking (The Complete University Guide) 2022 - #78
  • Accounting & Finance Ranking (The Guardian) 2022 - #69
  • Business, Management & Marketing (The Guardian) - #86 


Ranking For Engineering Courses


  • Civil Engineering (The Guardian) 2022 - #23
  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering (The Guardian) - #32
  • Architecture Rankings (The Complete University Guide) 2022 - #32
  • Guardian Architecture Ranking (The Guardian) 2022 - #34
  • Mechanical Engineering (The Guardian) 2022 - #41


Ranking For Humanities Courses


  • Art & Design Rankings (The Complete University Guide) 2022 - #45
  • QS - Art & Design Rankings (QS) 2022 - #31
  • Guardian Art Rankings (The Guardian) 2022 - #41
  • Sociology Rankings (The Complete University Guide) 2022 - #72
  • Guardian Media & Film Studies Rankings (The Guardian) 2022 - #31
  • Guardian Journalism, Publishing and PR Rankings (The Guardian) 2022 - #33
  • Guardian Sociology Rankings (The Guardian) 2022 - #41
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