Study Opportunities

Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London’s only specialist provider of evening higher education. The Department of Politics, which is located in the heart of Bloomsbury, offers a wide range of courses taught by staff with research interests from across the field of Politics and International Relations. So whether you are interested in equality, labour movements, research methods, cut backs, European integration, openness, territory or other cutting edge issues in the study of politics, Birkbeck’s Department of Politics offers a wide array of modules to suit your interests.

The Department offers qualifications at all levels with a flexible approach to study to suit your needs. Study options for part-time and full-time students include:

At certificate and undergraduate level, generous support packages are available to help you study at Birkbeck. To find out more about information student loans and financial support, please see here.

There are also a range of events, seminars and other activities to get involved in.

You can find out more about applying to Birkbeck here and here. If you have any questions about politics please contact the Politics office on

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7631 6780 / 6789
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7631 6787
Email: politics@bbk.ac.uk