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Leverhulme Fellowships awarded

Five School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy academics are awarded Leverhulme Fellowships.

REF2014 – Research in SSHP in the Top 20!

Research in the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy has been highly rated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Michael Boampong, PhD Geography

"As it is part of the University of London, Birkbeck is very reputable with a rich learning environment and academic resources."

Paul Watt on BBC Radio 5 Live

Speaking on the Afternoon Edition about London's Housing Crisis

Birkbeck among top 100 worldwide in QS subject rankings

College ranked among top 100 universities worldwide in three subject categories

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Whatever aspect of geography you are interested in - from local culture to global development; from storms, seas and rivers to cities - you can find your place in the Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies.