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Birkbeck, University of London

Location

Bloomsbury (Central London) Campus, London United Kingdom

Ranking

# 374QS World University Rankings

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277Undergraduate programs

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476Postgraduate programs

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About Birkbeck, University of London

Located in the heart of London, Birkbeck is part of the prestigious University of London, which awards internationally respected qualifications and is one of the world’s largest and best-known universities.

Students from over 100 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to work and build their career or to pursue other interests whilst they study, with most teaching held in the evenings. It is also increasingly providing programmes during the day and introducing technology that allows students who want to study remotely to take part fully in lessons online, alongside those in classrooms on its central London campus.

Birkbeck has been commended for the quality of its online learning materials and it is known for the excellent support it provides students when studying and developing their career.

Established in 1823, Birkbeck provides an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and tuition from its Business and Law Schools and faculties of Science, and Humanities and Social Sciences.

It is a research-intensive university, most of whose top academics also teach, meaning its students learn from leading researchers about the current issues affecting the world.

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 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

Located in the heart of London, Birkbeck is part of the prestigious University of London, which awards internationally respected qualifications and is one of the world’s largest and best-known universities.

Students from over 100 countries study at Birkbeck, attracted to the vibrant academic community and the opportunity to work and build their career or to pursue other interests whilst they study, with most teaching held in the evenings. It is also increasingly providing programmes during the day and introducing technology that allows students who want to study remotely to take part fully in lessons online, alongside those in classrooms on its central London campus.

Birkbeck has been commended for the quality of its online learning materials and it is known for the excellent support it provides students when studying and developing their career.

Established in 1823, Birkbeck provides an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses and tuition from its Business and Law Schools and faculties of Science, and Humanities and Social Sciences.

It is a research-intensive university, most of whose top academics also teach, meaning its students learn from leading researchers about the current issues affecting the world.

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 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]

Available programs

Archaeology (BA)

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Archaeology (BA)

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Classics (BA)

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Classics (BA)

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English (BA)

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English (BA)

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Geography (BSc)

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Geography (BSc)

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German (BA)

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German (BA)

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History (BA)

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History (BA)

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Liberal Arts (BA)

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Philosophy (BA)

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Philosophy (BA)

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Economics (BSc)

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Law (LLB)

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Politics (BA)

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Cities (MA)

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Classics (MA)

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Classics (MA)

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Classics (MPhil)

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Dramaturgy (MA)

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Geography (MSc)

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History (MPhil)

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Philosophy (MA)

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Finance (MSc)

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Management (MRes)

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Management (MSc)

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Marketing (MSc)

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Psychology (MRes)

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Psychology (MSc)

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Criminology (MSc)

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Economics (MPhil)

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Economics (MSc)

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Human Rights (MA)

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Human Rights (MA)

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Journalism (MA)

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Law (MPhil)

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Law General (LLM)

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University information

Bachelor

1200+
3+
83+
6.5+
92+

Master

2.7+
6.5+
92+
7,564
63%
37%
3,084
65%
35%
595
57%
43%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Birkbeck, University of London is one of the top public universities in London, United Kingdom. It is ranked #374 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

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
  • 2024
    #374

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