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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. We have compiled an overview of all academic staff members' reseach interests for your reference.

MRes Bursaries

New Mres Bursaries are available from the 2017/18 academic year, click here to find out more.

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.

Philosophy Ranked 3rd in London

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

Birkbeck Explains: Dr Andrew Huddleston on Nietzsche and Nihilism

Dr Andrew Huddleston explores whether the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was a nihilist.

Birkbeck graduates shine during spring 2017 Graduation Week

Nearly a thousand graduates will celebrate achieving a qualification

Birkbeck philosophy student wins Book Scholarship

Warren O'Keefe says philosophy has taught him how to live well

Birkbeck in global top 100 in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017

Birkbeck has been rated within the world’s top 100 institutions for English and Philosophy in the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject, published today [8 March 2017].