Birkbeck, University of London, is an excellent place to study architecture in cultural and historical context with internationally recognised scholars in the field.
Staff supervise MPhil/PhD students working in a wide range of areas, from medieval urbanism to post-WWII architecture and politics. For more information see Research Students.
Staff supervise MPhil/PhD students working in areas such as urban screens, political communication in the city, gentrification, smart cities/urban computing, and architecture and digital technology. For more information see Research Students.
Within our MA History of Art, there is scope to study architectural, design and urban history from a range of periods. Taught options include:
This is Tomorrow: Architecture and Modernity in Britain and its Empire 1930- 1960
Independent research elements – the Research Project (6000 words), and Dissertation (15,000 words) – can focus on any element of architecture, landscape, design and urban history on which our teaching staff can provide supervision
MA Film, Television and Screen Media
MA Arts Policy and Management
Within the MA programmes offered by the Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies students explore issues related to urban culture and politics, public art, representations of the city in film, and urban digital technologies and industries. Taught options include:
Cultures of Globalisation
Art in the Public Realm
London Screen History