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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.

SSHP Study Support Workshops

Academic skills workshops for undergraduate students in the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy

PhD studentships in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology

Applications are now being accepted for PhD studentships for October 2017 entry.

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

07 December 2016 - 13:00: HCA Lunchtime Seminar

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

19 January 2017 - 18:00: Get Started - January 2017

01 February 2017 - 13:00: HCA Lunchtime Seminar

The Postgraduate Student Experience at Birkbeck
Birkbeck marks World AIDS Day 2016

Prof Cook's inaugural lecture and the display of the UK AIDS quilt on 1 December

Funding for Research Students

ESRC, Bonnart Trust and Stuart Hall PhD studentships

The UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership

We are delighted to announce our participation in the ESRC-funded UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Training Partnership.

Birkbeck to support Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships in History, Classics and Archaeology

The Leverhulme Trust supports an early career fellowships scheme for postdoctoral researchers. These prestigious awards are intended to provide the holders with an opportunity to undertake a significant project of original research and to progress their academic career. The fellowships are for three years and are based upon a matched funding agreement between the Trust and the host institution.

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