Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching university in the heart of London.
It was originally founded in 1823, with the aim of giving the working people of London access to higher education. Students include everyone from secondary school graduates continuing their studies to working professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs looking to take the next step towards achieving their career goals.
Classes are taken at night (from 6pm), leaving you free to study and enjoy London during the day.
Based in Bloomsbury, a world-renowned intellectual and literary hub, Birkbeck has a global reputation for high-quality research and teaching and has been part of the prestigious University of London for over 100 years.
Other University of London members include University College London (UCL), King's College London (KCL), the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Birkbeck students have access to all University of London facilities.