Entry requirements and how to apply
We welcome applicants from all educational backgrounds and we encourage those without traditional qualifications to apply. We will consider your knowledge and work experience alongside your qualifications.
English language and study skills support
Find out about the help we offer to boost your study skills or improve your English before you start your course.
Find your country
Find details of entry requirements and equivalencies for over 120 countries worldwide.
International student finance, fees and scholarships
Birkbeck is committed to doing everything we can to help you finance your studies. Find out about what is available, how to apply and the advice and support we provide.
Evening study explained
Birkbeck is London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education. With classes held 6pm-9pm, your days are free to study, work, volunteer, or just do your own thing.
Find out everything you need to know about the type of visa you need to come and study at Birkbeck, how to apply, and our free advice and support services.
Most of our students live in private accommodation, but we also offer student accommodation and access to the professional services of the University of London Housing Services.
Life at Birkbeck
Birkbeck offers a unique combination of evening study and a matchless central London location, right in the geographic and academic centre of the city, giving you exceptional opportunities.
We provide advice and support to all international students who want to study at Birkbeck. We can help you with choosing your course, applying to, and enrolling at, Birkbeck, and making a visa application, among other things.
Meet us abroad
Find out if our international team, who visit countries throughout the year, will be in a city near you soon. We also run visa applications advice sessions.
Race, Law and Brexit Britain
The Centre for Research on Race and Law at Birkbeck has launched, providing a vitally needed space to develop rigorous race-conscious critical analysis in a range of areas of law.
Eric Hobsbawm Memorial Lecture: Russia’s revolution and the destruction of the past
Professor Catherine Merridale said that Russia shows us how history matters and called on historians to be witnesses to a past that is vanishing from public consciousness
From research to reform
Birkbeck’s Department of Criminology celebrated its launch this week with a lecture by leading prison reformer Juliet Lyon CBE.
ZIONISM AND ANTISEMITISM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Birkbeck, University of London, Clore Lecture Theatre, Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7HX
Payment and booking required
Visa Drop-in Session
Talkroom 2, My Birkbeck Student Advice Centre
No booking required
Outliers: Suspected Person (Lawrence Huntington, 1942)
Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD
Free entry; first come, first seated
TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR
Explore our beautiful Bloomsbury campus in the heart of London and state-of-the-art Stratford campus in east London.
A DAY IN THE LIFE
of Dr James Hammond who visited Chile as part of his research into earthquakes.