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We are London's evening university
We are London's specialists in evening higher education, offering courses at all levels
World-class research
Recognised as a global elite university, Birkbeck is ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world (THE University Rankings).
Excellent student services
We offer a range of services and information to help you while you're at Birkbeck
Widening access to higher education
Since 1823, Birkbeck has been making the highest quality university education available to non-traditional students

About Birkbeck

Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education. A global elite, top 150 institution, we encourage applications from students without traditional qualifications. Nearly 18,000 students studied at Birkbeck in 2010-2011 (4,683 undergraduates, 5,075 postgraduates, and 8,064 certificate students).

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Birkbeck: A Different Way to Work and Study.