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Malet Street
United Kingdom

Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and Ƶ's only specialist provider of evening higher education – which means students can balance studying with work, family and other commitments.

Birkbeck was founded in 1823 and joined the Ƶ in 1920. Because Birkbeck lectures are in the evening, many students work, intern or volunteer during the day, making them better placed to get ahead in a competitive job market.

Birkbeck also offers exceptional career development through its . Students are recognised and highly valued by employers for their maturity, independent-mindedness, focus and determination.

Over 90 per cent of Birkbeck academics are research-active and many are renowned experts in their fields.

Programmes are offered across the humanities, social sciences, business, law and science.

Undergraduate students can complete in 3, 4 or 6 years, at a pace that suits them. Applications are encouraged from students without traditional qualifications and a wide range of programmes are offered to suit every entry level, with many bursaries and scholarships on offer.

The main campus is located in the heart of Bloomsbury, surrounded by world-famous museums and galleries with the West End, Soho, Covent Garden and King’s Cross on your doorstep.