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Department of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London

Research Scholarships available for 2016/7

The School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy will award up to six fully funded Postgraduate Research Scholarships in 2016.

Philosophy MRes Bursary

The Department of Philosophy will award a limited number of bursaries to students embarking on the MRes in Philosophy

Birkbeck AS Philosophy Conference & Essay Competition

We are proud to announce our 1st annual AS-level Philosophy Conference and Essay Competition.

Postgraduate Loans 2016/2017

Applicants to Birkbeck may be eligible for loans of up to £10,000 for taught and research Master’s courses.

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.

Philosophy Study Day - Saturday 4 June

Join us for the next Philosophy Study day Saturday 4 June 2016!

Listen to the BBC Radio 3 Spinoza podcast with Susan James!

Tune in to this Sunday's BBC Radio 3 Podcast 'God Intoxicated Man - The Life and Times of Benedict Spinoza', with a contribution from Susan James.

Birkbeck among top 100 worldwide in QS subject rankings

College ranked among top 100 universities worldwide in three subject categories

London Spinoza Circle Website

Prof. Susan James independently runs and contributes to the London Spinoza Circle. The website for this is now online.

Birkbeck AS Philosophy Conference & Essay Competition

The Philosophy Department of Birkbeck College is proud to announce its first annual AS-level Philosophy conference and Prize Essay Competition.

30 May 2016 - 09:00: Spring Bank Holiday Monday

09 June 2016 - 18:00: What Employers Want: Science

14 June 2016 - 10:00: Birkbeck AS Philosophy Conference

14 June 2016 - 15:00: Work and Learn Fair

01 July 2016 - 09:00: Last day of summer term

02 July 2016 - 11:00: Get Started Saturday - July 2016

28 July 2016 - 18:00: Get Started UG Thursday - July 2016

28 July 2016 - 18:00: Get Started UG Thursday - July 2016

29 August 2016 - 09:00: Summer Bank Holiday