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Department of Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London

MRes Bursaries

New Mres Bursaries are available from the 2018/19 academic year, click here to find out more.

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.

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 has been invited to participate in the London Warwick Mind Forum

The London Warwick Mind Forum is a cross-institutional research community for postgraduate research students working in the philosophy of mind.

Stacie Friend has been elected president of the British Society of Aesthetics

The BSA is a charitable organisation that promotes study, research and discussion of art and the aesthetic from a variety of perspectives.

Birkbeck recommended as good place to study Nietzsche

Brian Leiter's Blog has recommended Birkbeck as a good place for someone who wants to focus on Nietzsche.

Sophia Connell to speak at conference in Marburg, Germany

Dr Sophia Connell will give a talk on Aristotle at the Marburg conference (22-24 August)

Sophia Connell at a conference on Aristotle's biology in Williamstown

Dr Sophia Connell will give a talk at a conference on Aristotle's biology in Williams College in Willamstown, MA (13-15 July)

10 January 2019 - 18:00: Get Started: Writing a Personal Statement (Bloomsbury)

Free workshop offering support to prospective undergraduate students with writing their personal statement.

26 January 2019 - 11:00: Get Started: Studying at University (Stratford)

Free workshop for prospective undergraduate students offering guidance on planning for study and making an application.

4 February 2019 - 18:00: Get Started: Student Finance (Stratford)

Free workshop offering help and advice to prospective undergraduate students about student fees and finance.

5 February 2019 - 16:00: Open Evening

For prospective undergraduate, postgraduate, full-time, part-time, certificate and short course students.

28 February 2019 - 09:00: London Student Sustainability Conference 2019

London's first Student Sustainability Conference will be taking place on Thursday 28th February, 2019. A opportunity not to be missed!