Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

Our academic staff are international authorities in their respective fields, delivering stimulating teaching that is specially designed for people returning to study. You will have access to the University of London's wealth of study resources, including Birkbeck Library, which has an extensive history collection, including the major specialist journals, and access to online materials. Our Department of Politics is over 40 years old and has a reputation for the excellence of its teaching and its internationally significant research. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Politics at Birkbeck was ranked 17th in the UK. Birkbeck is different: classes are in the evening, so you can work, volunteer or do your own thing during the day. Record numbers of students are doing just that and getting a head start on their future careers.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
CertHE (Post A-Level) £6,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
CertHE (Post A-Level) £6,000  Academic year. First year home fees