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Department of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London

International scholarships

We offer a number of scholarships specifically for international students. Some are offered directly by Birkbeck; others are offered in partnership with other organisations.

Funding for Research Students

Find out more about the scholarships available for Home and International students

Postgraduate Loans

The Student Loans Company administers the new Postgraduate Loan for Master’s degrees for all eligible students who live in England.

Centre for the Study of British Politics and Public Life

A research centre based in the Department of Politics, the CSBPPL hosts a regular schedule of lectures, seminars and debates.

New MSc in Global Environmental Politics and Policy launched

Westminster Watch: Episodes 22 and 23

The Rumble in Richmond, the Joint Ministerial Committee, Article 50 and Trump.

Ending in Failure? The Performance of ‘Takeover’ Prime Ministers 1916–2016

This article analyses how such takeover leaders perform, concluding that May is likely to face greater obstacles and enjoy fewer advantages than if she had been popularly elected.

The US election and the 'Special Relationship'

Rob Singh on UK-US relations in a post-Brexit, post-election world.

Eric Kaufmann's research in the Guardian newspaper

Birkbeck Professor's research on community cohesion cited on front page of the Guardian.

Westminster Watch: Episodes 20 and 21

Westminster Watch discusses Tony Blair's second coming among other topics.

Westminster Watch: Episode 19

Dr Dermot Hodson and Dr Ben Worthy are back with a new series of their podcast.

Feeding the 400

Birkbeck tutor Jane Levi curates exhibition on food at London's Foundling Museum.

02 December 2016 - 09:40: Work in the Era of Anarcho-Capitalism

03 December 2016 - 11:00: Get Started - December 2016

07 January 2017 - 11:00: Get Started - January 2017

19 January 2017 - 18:00: Get Started - January 2017

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

16 March 2017 - 18:00: Get Started - March 2017

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


Westminster Watch Vodcast