Birkbeck, University Of London

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Evening Higher Education In Bloomsbury

Set in the heart of Bloomsbury, Birkbeck College is unique in it’s educational offering – it is London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education, with classes taking place between 6 pm and 9 pm.

Here are some frequently asked questions about Birkbeck College.

What's it all about?

Priding itself on being a leading research university and vibrant learning community, Birkbeck College aims to help people fit their higher education around their graduates’ busy and demanding lives.

Despite not being as famous as other academic institutions in London, Birkbeck is well renowned for its scientific research. Many famous names in the community have passed through its halls such as Physicist David Bohm who made notable contributions to the theory of Quantum mechanics.

What kind of courses do they offer?

Birkbeck College offers a wide range of courses to suit those who may find it difficult to pursue higher education full time. The college offers short, foundation, undergrad and postgrad courses. The college consists of a number of diverse academic departments including, but not limited to:

  • 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

Where is Birkbeck College located?

Malet St, London WC1E 7HX

We’ve included a Google Maps route to help guide you there.

How do I get there?

Birkbeck College is just a  short 11-minute walk from Crescent Hotel. As you exit the hotel, turn right onto Marchmont Street and then another right onto Tavistock Place. Keep walking for approximately 600 yards and then turn left onto Malet Street. Birkbeck College will be on your left.