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Gender and sexuality studies

Birkbeck has a strong tradition in interdisciplinary gender and sexuality studies, and encourages students to think in innovative and critical ways about the topics they are investigating. Your study can take a wide variety of forms and may cover themes from across the social sciences, arts and humanities.

Our students benefit from being part of a vibrant research environment including the Birkbeck Gender and Sexuality (BiGS) research group which includes internationally renowned scholars and a programme of events and talks.

One World Festival at Birkbeck

From 24 to 29 September 2018, Birkbeck will host its first One World Festival, featuring public lectures, walking tours, food and music events to offer students and the local community the opportunity to meet, interact, and learn about other cultures. All events are free to attend.

Birkbeck welcomes Sir Richard J. Evans as Visiting Professor

The distinguished historian will join the College in October, where he will deliver masterclasses and lectures, and participate in public history events.

Welcome to Birkbeck

Congratulations to all new students joining us in October. We are still accepting applications through clearing and will be welcoming prospective students to our Clearing Open Day on Saturday 18 August.

Doctoral research funding success for Birkbeck in group bid

The College is among a number of institutions in a consortium to benefit from future awards.

Birkbeck flying high in London for NSS satisfaction

Teaching and overall satisfaction for the College highly ranked in London for latest National Student Survey with several subjects performing well nationally.

06 November 2018 - 10:00: Autumn Graduation

22 November 2018 - 16:00: November Open Evening

30 April 2019 - 10:00: Spring Graduation