Birkbeck, University of London

Key Information






*Birkbeck is a Cambridge Education Group partner. The course offered through Kampus is their foundation program. Foundation students studying at an institution will be provided with a conditional offer to study their desired course at that institution and upon meeting that condition (exam marks, language requirements) will be provided an unconditional offer.

Birkbeck, a part of the prestigious university of London group, is one of the few universities in the UK to specialize in evening higher education in the UK. Nearly all it’s lectures are given in the evening.

Birbeck’s alumni include numerous political leaders, members of parliament, and a British prime minister.

Birkbeck continuously receives various awards, including The Times Higher Education University of the Year Award in 2010 and the Queen’s Anniversary prize for it’s research in Brain Function and Development in 2005. Moreover, it was ranked 95th in the world for Psychology in the 2021 Times Higher Education Rankings.


Course offered at Birkbeck:

Foundation program


Birkbeck also offer over 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that can be studied part-time or full-time.

It consists of 19 departments, which are:

Department of English, Theatre and Creative Writing

Department of Cultures and Languages

Department of History of Art

Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Management

Department of Organizational Psychology

Department of Law

Department of Criminology

Department of Biological Sciences

Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences

Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication

Department of Geography

Department of History, Classics and Archaeology

Department of Philosophy

Department of Politics

Department of Psychosocial Studies



Birkbeck was the number one in graduate employment for part-time students according to a 2015 HESA survey.

Birkbeck’s part-time students were more likely to be in employment or further study six months after graduating than students from other London universities.

Birkbeck’s part-time students are more likely to be in employment or further study six months after graduating than students from other London universities.

Fees and Scholarships

Undergraduate fees are approx £13,675 for international full-time and £6,935 for part-time students. A range of scholarships are also offered which can be viewed here.


Birbeck offers University of London halls accommodation, as well as help with finding private accommodation. You can read more here.

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