Birkbeck, University of London January 2019 Entry
Birkbeck, University of London is a specialist higher education institution in central London. A member of the University of London established in 1823, Birkbeck has a long history of providing prestigious research-led education on a unique timetable. London’s only provider of full-time evening higher education, Birkbeck welcomes a diverse mix of students including London’s working professionals and international students from over 120 countries.
Birkbeck’s evening teaching model provides students with a unique opportunity to pursue relevant daytime work experience or internships during business hours. Younger students can achieve a professional head-start, and mature students can return to education without interrupting their careers. Students in all academic schools benefit from sharing the classroom with part-time students who work full-time in their chosen industry in London.
Why attend Birkbeck?
Birkbeck ranks in the top 250 universities in the world (THE Global): 33rd in the UK and 7th in London. REF ranks Birkbeck 30th for research; and QS World ranks us 12th in the UK for citations per faculty. QS places several departments in the Schools of Arts and Social Sciences in the top 100 in the world. 90% of teaching staff are research-active, and 73% of our research ranks as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.
Birkbeck graduates are the 14th highest earners in the UK within five years of subjects taught at the University, while Economics graduates are the 2nd highest earners in the country after only Cambridge!
Birkbeck January 2019 Courses