Birkbeck, University of London
Known for its part-time and evening higher education programs for employees in London; the university’s academic reputation, along with its vibrant and modern academic environment, attracts many international students.
About the University
Founded in 1823 as the Mechanics Institute under the leadership of a professor named George Birkbeck, Birkbeck University, under the umbrella of the University of London, is a world-class research and teaching institution. Every year, around 19000 students have the opportunity to study at Birkbeck College, located in the cosmopolitan and colourful city of London.
According to the official rankings (Research Assessment Exercise) made by the government in 2008, Birkbeck is in the top 25 percentile for success rate. Birkbeck is recognized for its world-class research work and high standards of teaching quality, as proven by Birkbeck University being a frontrunner in the National Student Survey with the institution voted at the top for student satisfaction among schools in London. It was also nominated for the University of the Year award by Times Higher Education (THE) for 2014.
Birkbeck Students’ Union offers students the opportunity to participate actively in various sports clubs, such as the football club competing in the University of London league. University students can also benefit from all associations and clubs within the University of London and the Student Union.
- BSc Business
- MA History of Art with Photography
- MSc Marketing
- MSc Marketing Communications
- LLM Human Rights Law
- LLM Criminal Law and Criminal Justice
- BSc Psychology
- MA Arts Policy & Management
Various departments provide scholarships to master’s and doctoral students. Additionaly, various scholarships are available for doctoral students on a departmental basis. For detailed information, you can visit the school’s website.