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.
Fees and payment
Birkbeck offers flexible payment options that allow you to spread the costs of your fees across the year at no additional cost.
Boost your career
Discover how Birkbeck's unique evening teaching, coupled with our comprehensive careers and employability services, can help you get ahead in a highly competitive job market.
The Birkbeck experience
Birkbeck is different: our classes are held in the evening, so your days are free - to study, work, volunteer or just do your own thing.
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.
If you are thinking about studying at Birkbeck, find out about our friendly, free events for prospective students. We can help you on every step of your decision-making journey.
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.
Families and supporters
Discover more about how the support of family, partners, friends and carers is often vital to the success of our students.
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.
There is nowhere better to study than London and Birkbeck is at its geographic and academic heart. Find out everything you need to know about coming to study here.
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
Bridges to Birkbeck: HEIS Application Workshop (Tottenham)
639 Enterprise Centre, 639 High Road, London, N17 8AA
Free entry; booking required
VISA DROP-IN SESSION
TALKROOM 2, MY BIRKBECK STUDENT ADVICE CENTRE
No booking required
GETTING STARTED WITH BUSINESSWORLD@BIRKBECK
MAL532, Malet Street
No booking required
Siblings and the law
Daniel Monk discusses what the law has to say about sibling relationships, including inheritance and care laws, drawing on research that has highlighted the importance of siblings for children’s development, wellbeing and identity.
The Seasons in Quincy UK release
The Seasons in Quincy, the first feature-length documentary to be produced by the Derek Jarman Lab, Birkbeck’s audiovisual hub, has been released in the UK and Ireland.