Department of Biological Sciences
PhD funding opportunities
PhD studentships funded by the Wellcome Trust and BBSRC have just opened. Find out more about programmes and projects for 2016/17.
REF2014 research excellence
REF2014 results ranked the department (joint submission with UCL) 11th in the UK based on GPA (Grade Point Average) and 4* papers (4* indicates world-leading quality research). It was also recognised as being 3rd nationally for research power.
Study with us: part or full time
Birkbeck supports the needs of students who are juggling daytime work or other commitments with evening study. Most of our students study part-time in the evenings, but you can also study with us full-time.