Birkbeck, University of London ,,UK

  • London,UK

Established in 1823, the Birkbeck University of London is an open research university that was founded by George Birkbeck. It is associated with the Commonwealth Universities, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, European University Association, and the University of London. Earlier, the university was known as the London Mechanic's Institute. In 1830, it started admitting female students which resulted in an increase in the number of enrolments.

In 1858, the university began to offer undergraduate degrees to its students. In 1866, the university's name was changed to Birkbeck Literary and Scientific Institution. Later on, it was shortened to Birkbeck College and then it was given the status of the university and it became the Birkbeck University of London. In 1904, the Student Union was developed where a council was elected to manage the organization. The student union of Birkbeck is the first to be a Founding Member of the National Union of Students.

The campus of the university comprises of a number of teaching hospitals, scientific institutes, and laboratories. The School of Arts and the Department of Humanities and English is also located within the premises. Moreover, it houses residence halls for students, provides all the facilities required by them. Some of the renowned residence halls are Vanessa Bell, Lydia Lopokova, and John Maynard Keynes. In addition, the campus features a Birkbeck cinema hall and Peltz Gallery. It is known to be nearby cafes, restaurants, departmental stores, and shops for the convenience of

In 1858, the university began to offer undergraduate degrees to its students. In 1866, the university's name was changed to Birkbeck Literary and Scientific Institution. Later on, it was shortened to Birkbeck College and then it was given the status of the university and it became the Birkbeck University of London. In 1904, the Student Union was developed where a council was elected to manage the organization. The student union of Birkbeck is the first to be a Founding Member of the National Union of Students.

The campus of the university comprises of a number of teaching hospitals, scientific institutes, and laboratories. The School of Arts and the Department of Humanities and English is also located within the premises. Moreover, it houses residence halls for students, provides all the facilities required by them. Some of the renowned residence halls are Vanessa Bell, Lydia Lopokova, and John Maynard Keynes. In addition, the campus features a Birkbeck cinema hall and Peltz Gallery. It is known to be nearby cafes, restaurants, departmental stores, and shops for the convenience of students. Considering the growing number of students, the university decided to expand its faculties and the campus. In 2013, a new campus in East London was opened. And, many of the institutes were constructed at this campus.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. The school of humanities was built in 2004, which is known to be a well-known faculty of the university. Also, the university collaborated with the London Knowledge Lab for research studies. The academic structure of the university includes a variety of subjects that are categorized into 19 departments. Some of the notable departments are the Department of Criminology, Department of Planetary Sciences, Department of Media, Film & Cultural Studies, Department of History, Department of Mathematics, Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication, and the Department of Computer Science & Information Systems. Not just this, faculty members of the university are known to be well-experienced and co-operative.

The Birkbeck University of London has a list of notable alumni that includes Bear Grylls (Television presenter), Ramsay MacDonald (First labor Prime Minister of the United Kingdom), Aaron Klug (Nobel Prize in Chemistry), Eric Hobsbawm (Famous historian), and Daisy Ridley (Renowned Actress).

Year of establishment1823
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Also Known AsBBK
Total International Students1270
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 4 million
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense6493 Pound
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Birkbeck, University of London Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(38 Courses)(1 year-4 years)Pound 13.72 K - 23.6 K
MIM(40 Courses)(1 year)Pound 16.65 K - 20.15 K
B.E. / B.Tech(6 Courses)(2-4 years)Pound 14.85 K
M.A.(49 Courses)(1 year-2 years)Pound 16.65 K - 18.96 K
BBA(7 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 14.85 K
B.Sc.(10 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 14.85 K
MFA(1 Courses)(1 year)Pound 16.65 K

Birkbeck, University of London Scholarships

Standard Chevening Awards - Birkbeck University of London (All Masters except Management)
Rs. 16,60,932
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Birkbeck-Chevening Partnership Awards (MSc in Management with IB)
Rs. 19,46,880
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Birkbeck-Chevening Partnership Awards (All Masters except Management)
Rs. 16,60,932
Engineering,Computers,Science
Standard Chevening Awards - Birkbeck University of London (MSc in Management with IB)
Rs. 19,46,880
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Birkbeck, University of London Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(38 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

MIM(40 Courses)

: 6.5-7.5

B.E. / B.Tech(6 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

M.A.(49 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

BBA(7 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

B.Sc.(10 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

MFA(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • The average rent is 500 to 700 Pounds/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The student residences are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, central heating and unlimited internet access included in the rent
  • Onsite-laundry facility is also available

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.6 L
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MIM INR 19.3 L
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MA INR 17.8 L
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BBA INR 16.8 L
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BE/Btech INR 18.8 L
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BSc INR 20.4 L
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MBA INR 20.6 L
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MArch INR 18.2 L
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BHM INR 13.6 L
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MBBS INR 35.6 L
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MEM INR 17.7 L
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MPharm INR 18.2 L
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MFA INR 16.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.9 L (based on 256 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 87
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 60
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GMAT: 600
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Location
University CityLondon, London, UK
Size of cityLarge
Population of City88,25,000
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London
Campuses
Malet St, London WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom

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