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Birkbeck University


Offering a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses for UK and international students, Birkbeck University always focuses on improving the quality of teaching, expanding educational goals towards all international students.   



Currently, Birkbeck University is located in London-the capital of England. To be home to more than 19,000 students from over 120 different countries, the university develops special skills and good knowledge necessary for students to be more successful in the future.



Located in the city of London, it is quite convenient for students to travel, giving students a modern learning environment and an adaptable new living environment as quickly as possible. The university is also quite close to the centre, only 15-20 minutes by train, giving students a chance to lay on entertainment after a tiring day of study.


To serve the teaching and learning activity, Birkbeck offers modern facilities and equipment with plentiful resources from libraries and computers, laboratories, languages and wireless networks to a 24-hour technical technology information support system and a large library with millions of books.

 Birkbeck University Campus


Birkbeck University has made many outstanding achievements on the rankings of The Guardian. Aiming at improving the teaching quality, its training orientation always focuses on actual job requirements. Currently, the university holds a lot of records in the UK, such as:

  • Top 5 in the Times Higher Education University of the Year Award 2010

  • 90% of Birkbeck academics are research-active.

  • Top 200 universities in the world in 2012


At Birkbeck University, a group named Vietsoc (Vietnamese Society) often hold food and entertainment events to help students get closer and more confident in communication. You can share your studies with each other and ask for the support from seniors in the same courses. 


Students can choose and study at Birkbeck 4 following disciplines: 

  • European language and culture

  • Media and Cultural Studies

  • Computer Science and Information Systems

  • Economics, Mathematics and Statistics



1. Foundation course

Foundation course covers training for academic subjects, English and study skills.

  • IELTS: 5.0 overall 

  • Graduated from grade 11 or high school


2. Undergraduate and postgraduate course 

The university offers more than 280 undergraduate courses and a wide variety of postgraduate programs in a wide range of disciplines.

  • Undergraduate: IELTS 6.0 in overall (no band below 6.0)

  • Postgraduate: IELTS 6.5 in overall (no band below 6.5)



  • Foundation course: £11,440/year

  • Undergraduate: £21,000 - £23,750/year

  • Postgraduate: £22,000– £25,000/course



The scholarships are up to £4,000 and can be higher depending on students’ achievements.

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