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Birkbeck, University of London

Bloomsbury | South East England

City

Ucas code: B24

Birkbeck is a world-class university headquartered in the heart of Bloomsbury in central London. It is a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London's only specialist evening degree provider with students aged 18 to 100. We are a College of the University of London and champion part-time and evening teaching and research in higher education.

We list 41 full-time, evening taught Birkbeck courses, but you can choose from more than 80 part-time evening degrees - visit Birkbeck website for full details.


Source:Birkbeck Students' Union

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How students describe this university

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Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £18k LOW
Student score 78% MED

Overall student satisfaction

84%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

12,245

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

67%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

69%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

54%

of students are female

Young / Mature

39%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

10%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

58%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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League table rankings

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Where it's located

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