|Student support services
- Get access to online learning materials, communication with students on Blackboard courses through discussion boards, online assessment and many other features.
- How to login and get started
Other libraries you can use
- University of London library: you will find this library on the fourth floor of Senate House, next door to Birkbeck. This is one of the best university libraries in the UK, and we are very fortunate in having such immediate access to it.
- British Library: National collection - reference only.
- Other libraries you will be able to access.
Other student support at Birkbeck
- Coversheets for coursework submission
- Mitigating circumstances procedure and application form
- Gordon Square canteen facilities
Located in 43 Gordon Square, the Snack Bar offers a wide selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, pasties, cakes, confectionery, and hot and cold beverages, for a quick and easy grab and go service.
- Past exam papers
- Research ethics
|Information relating to your course
Certificates and short courses
- History of Architecture and Landscapes (Certificate of Higher Education): successful completion of this course provides exemption from the first year of our (BA) History of Art.
Download the History of Architecture and Landscapes (Certificate of Higher Education) handbook here.
- History of Art (Certificate of Higher Education): this course is ideal if you want to acquire an awareness of the critical tools and methods for studying the history of art.
Download the History of Art (Certificate of Higher Education) handbook here.
- World Arts and Artefacts (Certificate of Higher Education): this course considers the different ways in which arts and artefacts are made, collected and used across the world.
Download the World Arts and Artefacts (Certificate of Higher Education) handbook here.
- History of art modules: you can take these either as stand-alone modules or as part of our Certificates of Higher Education
- History of Art (BA): relevant if you are working, or would like to work, in the visual arts; provides a stimulating and enriching intellectual challenge if you are studying for personal development.
Download the History of Art (BA) handbook here.
- History of Art and Architecture (Graduate Certificate): if you want to study history of art or a similar course at Master's level but have a first degree in another subject, then this one-year intensive course can be used as a conversion course.
Download the History of Art and Architecture (Graduate Certificate) handbook here.
- History of Art (MA): helps you prepare for further postgraduate work or for progression to careers in arts-related fields.
Download the History of Art (MA) handbook here.
- Film, Television and Screen Media (MA): ideal if you have already studied film and/or visual media at undergraduate level or would like to enter the field from another academic or professional area.
Download the 2012/13 Student Handbook for the MA Film/Television and Screen Media here.
- Museum Cultures (MA / MRes / Postgraduate Diploma / Postgraduate Certificate): this course offers you a unique opportunity to study the history, and operations of museums in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.
Download the Museum Cultures handbook here.
- History of Art with Photography (MA): This programme enables you to learn about – and negotiate your individual path through – historical and contemporary photographic cultures, in order to develop your interests, whether your engagement with the medium is academic, artistic, personal or vocational.
Download the History of Art with Photography (MA) handbook here.
- Draft MA Options for 2013/14
- Film / Television / Media Studies (PhD / MPhil): we uniquely combine the study of history of art and design, and history of film, audiovisual and digital media, offering an exceptionally stimulating environment where interdisciplinary research flourishes.
- History of Art (PhD / MPhil): ideal if you want to pursue research; we have an international reputation for teaching and research in medieval, Renaissance and modern art history.
- - Download the Mphil/PhD Student Handbook for 2012/13
- Dates for your diary: Autumn term 2012/13
- Dates for your diary: Spring term 2012/13
- Dates for your diary: Summer term 2012/13