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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.

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.

Study in the evening

Places are available for our courses through clearing - apply now

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.

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.