The College is ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide in three subject categories - English Literature, History and Philosophy - according to the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Birkbeck is also ranked in the top 150 universities worldwide for both Law and Psychology, and in the top 200 for Linguistics and Geography.
Birkbeck’s students consistently rank us highly for the quality of teaching and the overall student experience. Birkbeck was voted number one in the prestigious National Student Survey for overall satisfaction and quality of teaching among multi-faculty higher education institutions in London.
Our students also benefit from teaching that is directly informed by our outstanding research.
Birkbeck does not appear in the Times or Guardian league tables due to it offering mainly part-time degrees at undergraduate level.
Study in the heart of central London. Birkbeck is located in Bloomsbury, the traditional academic centre of London. World-class research resources, such as the British Library and the British Museum, are within a short walk of Birkbeck. London’s many attractions, including the West End, European’s longest shopping street and the lively bars and restaurants of Soho, are all within walking distance of Birkbeck.
Birkbeck is also located close to many major London Underground Stations, bus links and rail and airport transport hubs.