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Birkbeck, University of London

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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 & Informatics
  • School of Science
  • School of Law and School of Social Sciences, History & 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]

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2016
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2017
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2018
  • 36.9
    Overall Score
  • 61.7
    Citations per Faculty
  • 25.9
    Faculty Student
  • 97.3
    International Faculty
  • 99.1
    International Students
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
51-100
2017
  • 74.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 39.8
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
620
International
256

Number of students

6,870
Postgraduate 35%
Undergraduate 65%

Number of international students

2,702
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

30 Undergraduate Courses

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63 Postgraduate Courses

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