Research at Birkbeck
Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities. Discover more about our vibrant, intellectually challenging and exciting research culture.
We welcome applicants from all educational backgrounds and we encourage those without traditional qualifications to apply. We will consider your knowledge and work experience alongside your qualifications.
Find out about sources of funding, including government loans, Research Council studentships and Career Development Loans.
How to apply
Once you've found the course that's right for you, here's what to do next to get your place at Birkbeck. We can give you the advice and support you need.
Fees and payment
With government loans for undergraduate and postgraduate study, fantastic financial support packages and flexible payment options, there’s never been a better time to study at Birkbeck.
Most of our students live in private accommodation, but we also offer student accommodation and access to the professional services of the University of London Housing Services.
Birkbeck and the EU
Birkbeck welcomes students, staff and visitors from across the European Union and further afield. Find out everything you need to know about Brexit and making an application to Birkbeck.
Birkbeck is an open, outward-facing and socially engaged university, committed to making our world-leading research publicly available. Find out how we disseminate our researchers’ knowledge, expertise and discoveries.
Life at Birkbeck
Birkbeck offers a unique combination of evening study and a matchless central London location, right in the geographic and academic centre of the city, giving you exceptional opportunities.
Research Excellence Framework
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is a nationwide assessment of the quality of university research. In the last REF (2014), 73% of Birkbeck’s research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent.
Professor Jennifer Hornsby elected to British Academy
Fellows of the British Academy represent the very best of humanities and social sciences research, in the UK and internationally. Hornsby has been a Professor at Birkbeck since 1995, and her research is primarily concerned with the philosophies of mind, action, language and feminist philosophy.
Prejudice and Pride – new book brings LGBTQ histories to light
New National Trust guide book, co-authored by Professor Cook, explores places that have been shaped by the sexuality of their inhabitants, workers, owners and guests
Birkbeck sees increase in undergraduate applications – in contrast to national trend
Birkbeck undergraduate applications for 2017 have increased 19% compared to last year, while UCAS has reported a 4% decrease nationally
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The football player transfer market
MSc Sports Management students Vasiliki Panou and George Totomis examine the debate surrounding the football player transfer market.
Motherhood in UK Prisons
PhD student Claire Horn reports on the challenges that face mothers in UK prisons.