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Department of English and Humanities, Birkbeck, University of London

Welcome to Birkbeck

Department of English and Humanities


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Autumn in the School of Arts

Conferences, workshops, open evenings and free exhibitions - see what's on this autumn.

Our research

Find out about some of the research projects undertaken by academics in the department

Arts Week 2014

It's all over for another year, but we've captured what we could with podcasts and blogs...

Evening study

We offer courses in literature, creative writing, theatre studies, humanities and more...

Get a Place at Birkbeck

Not sure where to start? We can help you choose, apply and prepare for your university course

London Renaissance Seminar Small Prize Bursary/Internship

The London Renaissance Seminar is offering a small prize bursary or internship for postgraduate students.

Why study creative writing at Birkbeck?

In this three-minute video, lecturers on our creative writing programmes discuss what they look for in a piece of writing, why Bloomsbury is a stimulating place to study and what inspires their own work.

Clearing at Birkbeck

Staff are available to speak to students throughout Clearing 2014