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Department of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London

NSS Survey 2017

HAVE YOUR SAY. Make a difference to the Birkbeck student experience and take part in the National Student Survey or other BBK student surveys. Have #bbkyoursay now!

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.

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].

Call for papers: Freedom and Autonomy Conference

This conference, held at Birkbeck (15-16 June), aims to bring together a wide range of researchers working on autonomy and freedom as topics in moral, social and political philosophy

BBK study days

After the success of the last study day in November we are delighted to announce our next event on Saturday 25 February 2017.

Congratulations to Jennifer Hornsby!

We are delighted to announce the election of Professor Jennifer Hornsby to a Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College Oxford for 2017-2018.

Dissertation Prize Winner Announced 2015/16

The department is very pleased to award the prize for Best Dissertation to Thomas Frankfort.

22 April 2017 - 11:00: Get Started - April 2017

11 May 2017 - 18:00: Get Started - May 2017

10 June 2017 - 11:00: Get Started - June 2017

15 June 2017 - 10:00: Freedom and Autonomy Conference

28 June 2017 - 10:00: Birkbeck AS Philosophy Conference

06 July 2017 - 18:00: Get Started - July 2017

05 August 2017 - 11:00: Get Started - August 2017