Listed in the Sunday Times University Guide 2013 as one of the UK's top 30 universities for the most students in graduate-level jobs and with figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency in July 2018 showing that 97.4% of our 2017 graduates were in employment or further study six months after graduating, Birmingham City University has a reputation for providing high quality education in a professional and friendly environment with a focus on practical skills. Around 23,500 students from over 80 countries study at Birmingham City University, one of the three long-standing universities in Birmingham. From the UK's leading criminologist to the first female President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, our academics come from and maintain strong links with industry. We collaborate closely with the business, industry and creative services of Britain's vibrant second city and our commitment to the region is reflected in the £270 million we put into the local economy, supporting thousands of jobs in the area. Furthermore, our Knowledge Transfer Partnerships create three-way partnerships between graduates, businesses and the University to solve real-world problems and we provide students with opportunities to gain hands-on industry experience through work placements. We are investing £260 million in our facilities - including our new City Centre Campus at Birmingham’s flourishing Millennium Point - which puts us in the UK's top 10 universities for spending on facilities, according to the Complete University Guide 2012 and 2013. Our state-of-the-art facilities include industry-standard TV studios and mock hospital wards, courtrooms and classrooms, while the quality of our education training is reflected in the Grade 1 'Outstanding' rating we have received from Ofsted for our primary and secondary courses.
Senior Lecturer & Programme Director MSc Video Game Enterprise & Production
Zuby Ahmed is a seasoned game developer and manager, with a career spanning over 20 years, 15 years focused within the Games Industry.
Creative direction and Game Design Entrepreneurship & Opportunities within the digital sector Computer Game Development and Design Gaming Video Game Production Effective Pedagogy within vocationally driven courses
Programme Leader, School of Jewelry
Using traditional fine jewellery skills, Dauvit Alexander aims to make pieces which are aesthetically pleasing and technically interesting.
Recyclable Jewellery Masculinity and Jewellery Materials and Meaning
Professor of Black Studies
Kehinde Andrews is interested in the areas of race, ethnicity and racism, black studies and how communities overcome inequality.
Scholar Activisim Ethnography Community Inequality Race and Ethnicity Black Studies Racism Marginilized Societies Community Activism
Fashion Business and Promotions Lecturer
Laura Arrowsmith is interested in ethics and sustainability and how the fashion industry needs to adapt in order to develop.
Fashion Marketing Sustainable Fashion Fashion Trends Fashion Buying
Associate Professor, School of Computing and Digital Technology
Ron Austin is an expert in security technologies, network security, forensic and ethical hacking, and wireless and mobile technologies.
Automation/Orchestration Wireless and Mobile Technologies Network Security security technologies Forensic and Ethical Hacking SDN
Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology
Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.
Cultural and Critical Criminology Radicalization Hate Crime Islamophobia Terrorism Muslim Identities Extremism Ethnography
Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology, Teaching, Learning and Quality Lead
Elle Boag's research has an attachment-related basis, and covers topics that extend her PhD research on prejudice and discrimination.
Social Exclusion Prejudice & Discrimination Human Behavior Social Psychology Attachment Empathy
Course Leader (MA Multiplatform and Mobile Journalism)
In addition to teaching and writing, Paul acts as a consultant and trainer to a number of organisations on social media and data journalism.
Surveillance, Security and Privacy Online Data Journalism Journalism Trends Online Journalism Social Media
Senior Lecturer in Digital Communication and Future Media
Mark Brill brings over 20 years experience in digital marketing and advertising.
Mobile Marketing Digital Marketing & Advertising Social Media Future Media
Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, School of Health Scienes
Dr. Matt Cole is an expert in the influence of nutritional interventions on gross efficiency during cycling.
Ergogenic Aids/Anti-Doping Endurance Performance Nutrition Dietetics Exercise Pyshiology