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Birkbeck, University of London

Location

Bloomsbury (Central London) Campus, London United Kingdom

Ranking

# =343QS World University Rankings

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277Undergraduate programs

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476Postgraduate programs

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About Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London is one of the world's top research-intensive universities. As a college of the University of London, Birkbeck awards internationally respected qualifications and offers students a unique opportunity to study in the evening alongside London's working professionals. Located in historic Bloomsbury, Birkbeck is at the heart of the University of London's city center campus.

Students from over 120 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to find part-time work while attending classes in the evening. Birkbeck offers a wide range of full-time Bachelor’s degree programs within five schools:

  • School of Arts
  • School of Business, Economics and Informatics
  • School of Law
  • School of Science
  • School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy


International students can check for details of equivalences of qualifications at bbk.ac.uk/international and can also take advantage of various scholarship opportunities.

There are a wide range of accommodation options available to Birkbeck students, including University of London Halls of Residence, private student accommodation and flat-shares with other students. For more information on applying to study at Birkbeck as an international student, please email [email protected]

 

About Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London is one of the world's top research-intensive universities. As a college of the University of London, Birkbeck awards internationally respected qualifications and offers students a unique opportunity to study in the evening alongside London's working professionals. Located in historic Bloomsbury, Birkbeck is at the heart of the University of London's city center campus.

Students from over 120 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to find part-time work while attending classes in the evening. Birkbeck offers a wide range of full-time Bachelor’s degree programs within five schools:

  • School of Arts
  • School of Business, Economics and Informatics
  • School of Law
  • School of Science
  • School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy


International students can check for details of equivalences of qualifications at bbk.ac.uk/international and can also take advantage of various scholarship opportunities.

There are a wide range of accommodation options available to Birkbeck students, including University of London Halls of Residence, private student accommodation and flat-shares with other students. For more information on applying to study at Birkbeck as an international student, please email [email protected]

 

University information

General

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Bachelor

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Rankings & ratings

Birkbeck, University of London is one of the top public universities in London, United Kingdom. It is ranked #=343 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #379
  • 2014
    #=374
  • 2015
    #431-440
  • 2016
    #=290
  • 2017
    #=280
  • 2018
    #=308
  • 2019
    #=306
  • 2020
    #328
  • 2021
    #344
  • 2022
    #=332
  • 2023
    #=343

Ranking criteria

31.4
Overall
11.2
Academic Reputation
3.2
Employer Reputation
13.1
Faculty Student Ratio
70.1
Citations per Faculty
97.5
International Faculty Ratio
98.1
International Students Ratio
50.5
International Research Network
8.6
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

Birkbeck, University of London is a world-class research and teaching institution ranked in the top 250 universities world-wide in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2016-17. As a college of the University of London, Birkbeck awards internationally respected University of London qualifications and offers a unique opportunity to study in the evening alongside London’s working professionals.

Located in historic Bloomsbury, Birkbeck is at the heart of the University of London's city centre campus. Students from over 120 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to find part-time work while attending classes in the evening. Birkbeck offers a wide range of full time undergraduate courses within five schools (School of Arts, School of Business, Economics & Informatics, School of Science, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, History & Philosophy) and awards internationally respected University of London qualifications.

International students can check for details of equivalences of qualifications at bbk.ac.uk/international and can also take advantage of various scholarship opportunities. There are a wide range of accommodation options available to Birkbeck students, including University of London Halls of Residence, private student accommodation and flat-shares with other students. For more information on applying to study at Birkbeck as an international student, please email [email protected]


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Birkbeck, University of London is one of the world's top research-intensive universities and is ranked in the top 250 universities world-wide in the Times Higher World University Rankings 2016-17. As a college of the University of London, Birkbeck awards internationally respected qualifications and offers students a unique opportunity to study in the evening alongside London's working professionals.

Located in historic Bloomsbury, Birkbeck is at the heart of the University of London's city centre campus. Students from over 120 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to find part-time work while attending classes in the evening. Birkbeck offers a wide range of full time Master's (MA/MSc/MRes) and Research (MPhil/PhD) courses within five schools (School of Arts, School of Business, Economics & Informatics, School of Science, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, History & Philosophy) and awards internationally respected University of London qualifications.

International students can check for details of equivalences of qualifications at bbk.ac.uk/international and can also take advantage of various scholarship opportunities. There are a wide range of accommodation options available to Birkbeck students, including University of London Halls of Residence, private student accommodation and flat-shares with other students. For more information on applying to study at Birkbeck as an international student, please email [email protected]


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