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Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London

A Centre of Original and Influential Research

Our consistently strong performance in the Research Excellence Framework places the the Department among the top in the UK.

A Wide Range of Research Opportunities

Our Department offers expert supervision by world-class academics.

A Great Place to Study

Our academic staff are recognised internationally as authorities in their field and deliver stimulating teaching programmes at all levels.

Orientation for New Students 2016

Orientation is a series of events designed specifically for new students.

Postgraduate Loans 2016/17

Find out more about the new government loan for Master's courses, plus our flexible payment options.

08 October 2016 - 11:00: Get Started - October 2016

27 October 2016 - 15:00: Graduate Careers Fair

03 November 2016 - 18:00: Get Started - November 2016

03 December 2016 - 11:00: Get Started - December 2016

07 January 2017 - 11:00: Get Started - January 2017

The Postgraduate Student Experience at Birkbeck
Birkbeck rated top in the country in five subject areas in National Student Survey

Birkbeck has been rated number one in the country for overall course satisfaction in five subject areas, according to the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS), announced today (10 August).

Orientation for New Students 2016

Orientation is a series of events designed specifically for new students.

Birkbeck and the European Union

Birkbeck will continue to welcome students, staff and visitors from across the EU and further afield

Professor Nikolaus Wachsmann awarded Wolfson History Prize

Professor Nikolaus Wachsmann, of Birkbeck’s Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, has been awarded the Wolfson History Prize for his book on the history of Nazi concentration camps.

Why Study for a BA in History at Birkbeck, University of London