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Website terms and conditions

Birkbeck, University of London ('Birkbeck') is a college of higher education situated in central London (WC1), England. The term Birkbeck shall include, without limitation, its faculties, schools, research centres and administrative departments.

By accessing this website you accept and agree to the following terms and conditions:

Copyright and Trade Marks

  • All content and material on this website (‘Content’), including any Birkbeck or other trade marks, brands and logos, is protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights (including database rights) throughout the world and is owned by Birkbeck or its licensors.
  • None of the content, whether permission is granted for downloading and/or distribution or otherwise, may be used for or in connection with any commercial purpose. You are permitted to download and store on a temporary basis any of the Content provided this is solely to view such Content. You shall not permanently copy, store or disseminate any of the Content except for Content specifically made available for download and identified as such, provided always that the source of such Content is properly attributed. The access, downloading and/or use by any person of anything available from this website is entirely at the user's own risk.
  • Where individual authors are credited, each asserts his or her moral right to be identified as the author of that material.
  • The marks 'Birkbeck'® and ‘Birkbeck College’® are the registered trade marks of Birkbeck, University of London, and may not be used without the prior written permission of Birkbeck.
  • For copyright and trademark enquiries please contact: The Librarian, Birkbeck College, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX
    tel: (+44) (0) 20 7631 6000
    fax: (+44) (0) 20 7631 6270

Personal data


  • Birkbeck makes all reasonable efforts to deliver the programmes of study and all other services and facilities as described in this website. We will deliver such programmes, services and facilities with reasonable care and skill.
  • However, we shall be entitled to:
    • (a) make reasonable changes to a programme, service or facility at any time, if we consider these to be necessary in order to:
      • meet external, professional, accrediting or other regulatory body requirements
      • keep to changes in the law
      • improve the quality of the course
      • ensure the curriculum is current and relevant to the intended learning outcomes or standards set by relevant professional bodies
      • put in place the results of feedback from external examiners and academic advisers
      • put in place the results of student feedback, for the benefit of the students.
    • (b) suspend or withdraw a course before it has started, if enrolment requirements cannot be met, or if the quality of the student experience cannot be guaranteed due to not enough students accepting offers to study on that course.
    • (c) make reasonable changes to our regulations from time to time to:
      • ensure the proper delivery of the educational service
      • meet legal or regulatory requirements
      • reflect current guidance or good practice
      • put in place the results of student feedback.
  • In the event that we suspend or discontinue a course, or change it significantly:
    • we will advise applicants and enrolled students at the earliest possible opportunity
    • applicants will have the right to withdraw their application
    • enrolled students will have the right to withdraw from the course and to receive a full refund of any deposit or tuition fees paid towards the course, or switch course, where possible.
  • If you have a question about the above statement or any other information on our website please contact the Web Content Manager


  • Birkbeck may alter these terms and conditions from time to time and post the new versions on this website, following which all use of this website will be governed by that new version.
  • If any provision of these terms shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be divisible and shall be deemed deleted from these terms. English law governs these terms and your use of this website and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
  • The host server for this website is located in [London] England.

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