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Political Diverse local nightlife City

UCAS code: B24

Birkbeck is different: our classes are held in the evening, so your days are free - to study, work, volunteer or just do your own thing. 

We know the conventional university model isn’t right for everyone. Our evening teaching gives people who care about their future something special: the opportunity to study at a world-class, research-intensive university and progress their life goals at the same time. 

With a global reputation for high-quality research and teaching, Birkbeck is part of the prestigious University of London, alongside 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), among others. 


Source: Birkbeck, University of London website

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Political

68%

HIGH

Creative

63%

MED

Sporty

47%

LOW

Diverse local nightlife

76%

HIGH

Varied union activities

65%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Student satisfaction score 77%

Number of students

10,660

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

57%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

49%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

44%

of students are male

Young / Mature

77%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

11%

of students here are from outside the UK

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59 comments (17 students)

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