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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.

Clearing at Birkbeck

Staff are available to speak to students throughout Clearing 2014

Bob Hale appointed as Visiting Professor

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Bob Hale as a Visiting Professor in the department from 2014-15.

Appointment of Associate Research Fellow Simon Hewitt

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Hewitt as an Associate Research Fellow in the Department for 2014-15.

04 September 2014 - 16:00: Open Evening

26 November 2014 - 16:00: Open Evening