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University of London-Birkbeck
http://www.bbk.ac.uk/

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Birkbeck was formed in the year 1823 and since then it has reached out to people. Today, Birkbeck is one of the U.K.ís leading centers of excellence in teaching and research. Birkbeck offers a world-class research environment and prestigious University of London qualifications. It offers courses including Certificates, Diplomas, Short Courses, Foundation Degrees, First Degrees (BA/BSC), Master's Degrees (MA/M. Sc./Pg. Dip.) and Research Degrees (Ph. D. / M. Phil).

Birkbeck College is located at Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX and over 90 percent of Birkbeck academics are research-active. The quality of Birkbeck's research base is reflected in the most recent Research Assessmen Exercise, when 12 of its schools received the maximum 'best 5*' or 5 ranking, indicating research of internationally recognised quality.

For first-degree programmes, an applicant will be required to meet the normal university entry requirements with form qualifications, in addition to our entrance tests and interviews. For pursuing foundation degree programmes, applicants for admission to foundation degree programmes must be at least 18 years of age but are not required to satisfy the general entry requirements for first degrees. Foundation degrees are designed specifically for students with no formal entry requirements. Each transfer student application is considered on its merits, with the air of creating a coherently structured degree programme and is required to complete a minimum of two years of part-time study with the college including the final year, before graduating with a University of London degree.

Any applicant is living in London on a student or visitorís visa, will not be eligible to enrol as a part-time student at Birkbeck.


Campus Address(es)

University of London-Birkbeck
Malet Street, WC1E 7HX, London
Greater London, London Region
Tel: 0207 631 6000, Fax: 0207 631 6270

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