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Innovative courses

The Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies offers courses at all levels that will help you gain up-to-date specialised skills and give you a competitive edge in the workplace.

BSc Social Sciences - places still available

Do you want to become a competent, critical and responsible researcher of the social world? Study a wide range of fields in the social sciences, from anthropology to social policy.

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."

More than 108 graduate bursaries available for 2015 entry

At least 108 new graduate bursaries of £10,000 each, supported jointly by Birkbeck and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) are available for 2015 entry.

Postgraduate Support Scheme for final-year undergraduates (full-time)

We are pleased to announce that, for October 2015 entry, Birkbeck has a limited number of new £10,000 postgraduate scholarships. These scholarships are for students progressing from a full-time undergraduate degree to a part-time Master’s degree starting in 2015/16.

Conference to explore faith-based responses to racial inequalities

A transatlantic conference will examine racial inequality and injustice across the globe

Birkbeck Social Science Week 2015: Race and Diaspora

The themes of race and diaspora will be under the spotlight during Birkbeck's Social Science Week 2015.

Members of the Gender and Social Policy in Latin America off to Puerto Rico

To appear in a panel on Gender and Health in Latin America

09 September 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

24 November 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening

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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.