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Department of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London

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Internationally Recognised Research

The Department of Philosophy enjoys an international reputation for the consistently high quality of its research. We have compiled an overview of all academic staff members' reseach interests for your reference.

New Government Postgraduate Loans

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

Funding for Research Students

Find out more about the funding available within the School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy.

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.

Professor Jennifer Hornsby elected to British Academy

Fellows of the British Academy represent the very best of humanities and social sciences research, in the UK and internationally. Hornsby has been a Professor at Birkbeck since 1995, and her research is primarily concerned with the philosophies of mind, action, language and feminist philosophy.

Three New Appointments

We are delighted to announce the arrival of three new appointments for 2017-18.

Andrew Huddleston reviews recent work on Nietzsche

Dr Huddleston reviews 4 recent books on Nietzsche's life.

Philosophy Ranked 3rd in London

Philosophy at Birkbeck has ranked 3rd in the Guardian University Guide 2018.