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About us

The School of Arts at Birkbeck, University of London offers diverse, innovative, exciting and creative prospectus, from one-day courses to PhDs.

We are located in Gordon Square, in the famous Bloomsbury area of central London. It's a unique part of the capital, offering world-famous museums and galleries in a setting of beautiful, leafy squares.

The School consists of the following academic departments:

Current News

  • School of Arts doctoral student success

    Jessica Borge, a doctoral student funded by the AHRC, was selected as one of 10 students in the UK from 150 applicants to provide an image gallery on the Arts and Humanities Research Council site.

  • New programme: Global Cinemas and Screen Arts (BA)

    This unique programme is jointly offered by two internationally renowned University of London colleges - Birkbeck and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) - and draws on their combined expertise in Western and non-Western cinemas and cultures.