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.
Introducing Janeway – the new open source publishing software from Birkbeck
The Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing has released a new scholarly communications platform, Janeway, as an open-source download.
Understanding the inner world of babies
Research from the Department of Psychological Sciences' Dr Lara Maister found that babies as young as five months are sensitive to their own heartbeats, which could herald better understanding of psychological conditions.
Birkbeck achieves second highest score in London for overall satisfaction in National Student Survey
The Survey, and the College’s recent TEF Silver award, confirms that Birkbeck’s teaching is among the best in the country.
VISA DROP-IN SESSION
Room 323, 43 Gordon Square
No booking required
Clearing Open Day
Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX
Free entry; booking required
Interview Masterclass (Tottenham)
639 Enterprise Centre, 639 High Rd, London, N17 8AA
Free entry; booking required
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.