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Department of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London

Internationally recognised research

The Department of Philosophy enjoys an international reputation for the consistently high quality of its research.

Research Scholarships available for 2016/7

The School of Social Science, History and Philosophy are currently offering scholarships for research students for 2016/7 entry.

Watch our video about studying at Birkbeck

Our students are passionate about studying philosophy at Birkbeck. Watch our video to find out more.

Student Satisfaction Survey Results

The department of Philosophy scored highly in a number of surveys in 2015.

A great place to pursue MPhil/PhD studies

The Department has a flourishing community of around 50 research students.

Dr Andrew Huddleston interviewed at 3AM magazine!

Read Andrew's interview at 3AM magazine on Nietzsche, Art and the Neo-Hegelian Commitment

Jennifer Hornsby to speak at LSE Forum

On 15th Feb, Jen joins James Ladyman and Rupert Read in a discussion chaired by Eleanor Knox: ‘Does science have all the answers?’

MPhil/PhD Scholarships: Applications open

Six Scholarships are to be awarded by the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy. (Applicants; deadline 18th April 2016)