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Studying at university

Coronavirus update: We understand that in the current climate you may have concerns about how the COVID-19 situation may affect your studies. Visit our coronavirus information page to find out how the situation could affect your studies. 

Undergraduate study

You may have already thought about university, but aren't sure where to start. From choosing a subject and writing your personal statement to the application process and getting ready to study, we're here to help, no matter what stage of the journey you're at.

View our upcoming undergraduate drop-in sessions.

Before you apply

Applying to Birkbeck

Getting ready to study

Postgraduate study

The following videos cover the different types of postgraduate study available, how to apply, fees and finance, and how to prepare for study at postgraduate level. Birkbeck also runs a variety of postgraduate drop-ins where you can speak to your department or current students.

Types of study

Application and fees

Preparing for study