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Department of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London

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Department of Philosophy


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Offering excellent support for our students

We offer both full-time and part-time courses, and in addition offer excellent support, including study weekends at Cumberland Lodge.

A great place to pursue MPhil/PhD studies

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

Internationally recognised research

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

Watch our video about studying at Birkbeck

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

Social Sciences Week 2014

An opportunity for the public to engage with diverse and thought-provoking topics

New Philosophy MA

The Department is delighted to announce the launch of its new MA programme in Philosophy from 2014-15.

Jennifer Hornsby will be speaking at HowTheLightGetsIn

This May, Jennifer Hornsby will be speaking at HowTheLightGetsIn, the world’s largest philosophy and music festival.

04 September 2014 - 16:00: Open Evening

26 November 2014 - 16:00: Open Evening