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School of Science, Birkbeck, University of London

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School of Science


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Come along to one of our prospective student events

These free events, held throughout the year, provide the perfect opportunity for you to ask questions about our courses in Biological Sciences, Psychological Sciences, or Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Highlights from Science Week 2014

Blogs, videos and photos from this year's events give you a chance to catch up with anything you missed.

Science at Birkbeck: world leading research

From using innovative computer programmes to discover how babies learn to investigating coastal erosion, our staff are engaged in groundbreaking, internationally recognised work.

Flexible study

Birkbeck supports the needs of students who are juggling daytime work or other commitments with evening study. Most of our students study part-time in the evenings, but you can also study with us full-time.

Scientists to investigate impact of computer game upon children in £1m research project

Children’s incorrect assumptions about maths and science will be challenged in a major study led by neuroscientists at Birkbeck

A builder, a baker, and a Birkbeck alumnus

Birkbeck alumnus Richard Burr competed in The Great British Bake Off final

Birkbeck in £15M consortium to train the next generation of bioscientists

Birkbeck consortium will make available thirty PhD studentships annually for next five years

11 November 2014 - 11:00: Graduation Ceremonies, Undergraduate

26 November 2014 - 16:00: Open Evening

06 December 2014 - 11:00: Try It Saturday - December

09 December 2014 - 18:00: Choosing the Right Course - 9 December