Birkbeck, University of London

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Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution and a vibrant center of academic excellence. As London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education, it offers flexible learning to 18,000 students who predominantly study for their courses on a part-time basis and fit them around employment and family life. It offers bachelors, masters and research degrees across a wide range of subjects.

  • Birkbeck is also a renowned research institution: 73% of its research was rated "world-leading" or "internationally excellent" in the 2014 research Excellence Framework.
  • It consists of five schools in total, comprising 19 different academic departments.
  • It also has its own professional in-house recruitment agency called Birkbeck Talent, which helps connect students with London’s top employers for internships and jobs on graduation.