Main study areas: Art & design, humanities, social sciences, engineering, business, languages, law, education, computing & IT, built environment, nursing & midwifery, applied sciences, health sciences, sport, performing arts & leisure.
Students: Total 23,000 (13,500 full-time, 9500 part-time); male/female ratio 2:3. First degree students 9600 full-time, of which 1200 international, 40% mature on entry. Postgraduates 2300. Teaching staff: 670 full-time, 370 part-time.
A modern university.
Location: West Midlands.
Average entry UCAS points: 185.
Admissions info: AS-levels, Key Skills awards etc accepted in combination with 2+ A-levels or equivalent. UCAS tariff used.
Drop-out rate: 14%.
State school entry: 99%.
Accommodation: Most first years housed.