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School of Science, Birkbeck, University of London

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Clearing 2016

Clearing open for full-time degrees. Applications open for part-time degrees.

Come to a Birkbeck Open Evening

Our next Open Evening is on Wednesday 7 September 2016. If you're thinking about a career change or want to increase your subject knowledge, our Open Evenings are a great opportunity to find out about our courses and meet our staff.

New postgraduate loans

Find out more about the new government loans for Master's courses plus our flexible payment options.

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.

Science Week 2016 highlights

Catch up with blogs, photos and videos from our recent Science Week.

Fossilised rivers suggest warm, wet ancient Mars

Findings of new study mean planet may once have had an environment able to support life

Study casts doubt on claim that people are over-optimistic

A new study co-authored by Birkbeck casts doubt over claims that people are inherently over-optimistic or ‘optimistically biased’ about the future

Trio of Birkbeck academics made Fellows of Association for Psychological Sciences

Scientists recognised for outstanding contributions to the science of psychology