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 2013/14)

All students: 
15,543
Male UG students: 
45%
Female UG students: 
55%
Full-time students: 
15%
Under 21 on entry: 
11%
International: 
7%
Undergraduate: 
70%
Student-staff ratio: 
19.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
245.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 19%
2.1: 47%
2.2: 31%
Pass: 3%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

87%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
47%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
28,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment

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