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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

  • Step Up to Postgraduate Study in the Arts

    Step Up is a flexible ‘Blended Learning’ summer course, designed to develop, support and retain the confidence of those who have accepted a place on any post graduate course in the School of Arts.

  • Exhibition at The Foundling Museum curated by Lynda Nead

    A major exhibition focusing on the myth and reality of the ‘fallen woman’ in Victorian Britain, curated by Professor Lynda Nead in collaboration with the Foundling Museum’s curatorial team.