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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

  • 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.

  • Movements: The June Givanni Pan-African Cinema Archive

    The Birkbeck Institute of the Moving Image, The Peltz Gallery & The Hub: Centre for Media, Culture and Creative Practice, Birkbeck, are hosting a series of events in collaboration with the June Givanni Pan-African Cinema Archive and the University of the Arts, London (Chelsea).