Birkbeck University of London

Birkbeck University


London, England

Competitive for

Undergraduate & Postgraduate




Birbeck University of London Overview

Birkbeck, University of London is a public research university located in the west end of London. Bloomsbury is well known as a hub for numerous cultural, intellectual, and educational institutions. Being a constituent college of the University of London, Birkbeck has had a reputation for providing students with quality education since 1823.

Birkbeck is applauded for providing part-time and flexible evening higher education options to working people. With an opportunity to choose from a range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. These courses are delivered both as Blended Learning as well as Distance learning, depending on the preference of students.

Birkbeck, University of London is a research-based university and is a leader in cross-disciplinary research, allowing students to work with experts in different fields. Campus life for Birkbeck students is vibrant with a lot of exciting events running all year long and a variety of clubs and societies one can be a part of. Students at Birkbeck have an excellent social life.

Birkbeck’s commitment to academic excellence and its focus on creating an open and inclusive environment for all students make it a great choice for students seeking an engaging and exciting university experience.

Available Undergraduate Degrees

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8 Computer science Apply Now
9 Creative writing Apply Now
10 Criminology and Criminal Justice Apply Now
11 Distance learning Apply Now
12 Economics Apply Now
13 Equivalent or lower qualification (ELQ) courses Apply Now
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15 Foundation degrees Apply Now
16 Foundation Year Apply Now
17 Higher Education Introductory Studies Apply Now
18 Information systems and technology Apply Now
19 Law Apply Now
20 Management Apply Now
21 Marketing Apply Now
22 Science Apply Now
23 Social policy Apply Now
24 Social science Apply Now
25 Top-up degrees Apply Now
26 Web design and development Apply Now

Available Postgraduate Degrees

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2 Art and architecture Apply Now
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4 Business studies Apply Now
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6 Health studies Apply Now
7 Law Apply Now
8 Management Apply Now
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Entry Requirements for Postgraduate Study

  • The minimum entry requirement fixed by the University of London for postgraduate study is a second-class honors degree in an appropriate subject from a UK university or an equivalent international qualification.
  • If the main subject of your degree is not directly relevant to your proposed postgraduate program, you may be asked to complete a qualifying program of study.
  • If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this program is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.0 in each of the sub-tests.

We are committed to helping you make the most of your Birkbeck experience. At the end of graduation, you will be equipped with the up-to-date knowledge and transferable skills demanded by employers.

Careers and Employability Service

Birkbeck’s Careers and Employability Service provides free, both online and face-to-face, at the dedicated support space on Birkbeck’s campus in central London, Bloomsbury. These services include:

    • speaking to an employability adviser
    • a bespoke Career Coaching program
    • panel discussions with employers and Birkbeck alumni through our What Employers Want series
    • workshops and events on finding work
    • CV, application writing, and interview preparation
    • Online social media support.

Birbeck University of London International Scholarships

    • The Birkbeck University of London offers limited scholarships to qualified and motivated international students from Asia (Central Asia, South Asia, South East Asia, and East Asia), the Caribbean, Latin America, and the MENA (the Middle East and North Africa).
    • Who may apply: International students from the above regions hold unconditional offers in any full-time program Birkbeck offers, starting in October 2022 or January 2023. You must be an international fee-payer to qualify.
    • Scholarship amounts:
    • £2000 (tuition fee-only, first year only)
    • £1500 (tuition fee-only, first year only)
    • £1000 (tuition fee-only, first year only).
    • Deadline: August 2023. Please note that applications will be assessed and processed first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, you are advised to apply as soon as possible.