Birkbeck, University of London

About the institution

Birkbeck is part of the University of London, having joined in 1920. It has a central London campus and a campus in Stratford, east London. The university teaches its degrees on weekday evenings (usually two to three evenings for part-time students and three to four evenings for full-time students). You can take a three, four or six year programme. Rosalind Franklin, a member of the team who discovered the molecular structure of DNA, worked as a research fellow at Birkbeck.

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
12,915
Male UG students: 
46%
Female UG students: 
54%
Full-time students: 
33%
Under 21 on entry: 
8%
International: 
5%
Undergraduate: 
62%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 16%
2.1: 42%
2.2: 33%
Pass: 9%

Employability (DLHE)

92%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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