Birkbeck University of London is an international educational institution. London University Birkbeck attracts foreign students with the quality of academic training, a variety of educational programs, the opportunity to develop in the scientific field. Birkbeck is known for its modern research center.
The University is one of the top 25 best universities in the UK. The educational institution provides two forms of training: day, evening. The first allows you to concentrate on obtaining academic knowledge, the second - to combine study with work. For students of all faculties in the university there is an internship. Getting to know the practical side of your specialization while still learning allows you to acquire valuable skills, to achieve higher academic results.
Teaching at the university meets world standards. Students study 11 scientific disciplines, including computer technology, business, English, biology, political science, law and others. International recognition of the University of London was awarded for achievements in a number of thematic areas. Among them:
Students are offered several options for accommodation. The most popular are the residence, apartments. It is also possible to select an individual apartment, room, hotel room.
Traditionally, for English universities there is an active student life. It does not get boring after class. The university has student clubs, sports communities, clubs.
The average cost of the programs: from 14,500 pounds sterling per year for study.
IDP program lasting from 3 to 5 trimesters allows successfully graduating students to apply immediately for a 2-year bachelor's degree. The program is an analogue of the Foundation program, but it is designed for those students who have stronger academic performance and history than those who enter the Foundation program.
Academic modules of the program include: studying the business environment, managing financial resources, organizational and behavioral factors, marketing principles, making sure business decisions, financial accounting and reporting, communication skills in business, business proposals, English for academic purposes
Specialties and directions of the bachelor:
Cost:from 14,250 pounds a year
Brief information. Programs for foreign students who have a complete secondary education and good grades in disciplines, which will be subsequently studied by them at the university.
About the program. The programs of the preparatory courses include language and academic modules. The first involves developing English skills. Academic modules or streams are selected in accordance with the specialization. Attention of foreign students at the university are offered the following directions:
Each student studies academic English and 3-4 special subjects.
Teaches are taught by professors and university teachers.
Foundation programs last 2-3 trimester.
Students age: 17+
Start dates: September, January, April.
Requirements for admission: English - IELTS minimum 5.0, secondary school certificate.
Learning outcomes: development of teaching skills, improvement of English, acquisition and actualization of knowledge in special disciplines that will be studied at the university, guaranteed admission to the university.
Cost: The average cost of the program is 17,850 pounds in the third trimester.
Short information. Program for students wishing to obtain a bachelor's degree at a British university.
About the program. Educational program with academic load of 25 h / nd. Allows you to focus on studying special subjects of the undergraduate course. The following academic modules are available for students:
and many others .
The undergraduate program provides for the possibility of studying at the university in the following specialties:
Compulsory order each course provides for the study of English for academic purposes.
Students age: 18+
Start dates: September-June and January-August.
Admission requirements: English, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, complete secondary education.
Learning outcomes: improving the teaching skills, the practice of academic English, Getting knowledge of special disciplines of the chosen direction.
Cost: The average cost is 14,850 pounds for the third trimester (4950 per term).
Brief information. The program of preparation for the master's course at the university.
About the program. The course provides for the development of the students' skills necessary for studying at the magistracy in the chosen direction. The program is designed for 3 terms. The load is 25 hours per week. Students are encouraged to concentrate on studying academic English and updating knowledge on specific disciplines. As for the skills of training, first of all, the ability to conduct projects, prepare presentations, conduct research work.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: 2-3 times per year
Requirements for admission: IELTS from 4,5, bachelor's degree.
The result of training: admission to the magistracy in Birkbeck.
1 trimester - £ 4,950,
2 terms - £ 9,900,
3 terms - £ 14,850.
Brief information. Program for those wishing to study on the Foundation program, but do not speak English at a sufficient level.
About the program. The course of preparation for the pre-university program includes the development of training and research skills, independent work on projects. All this is offered in the framework of the English program for academic purposes. In the classroom, students consider the subjects of the university course, practice in oral, written English.
Students age: 17+
Start Dates: every 2-3 months, 14 April 2014 - 20 June 2014, 23 June 2014 - 22 August 2014, 22 September 2014 - 12 December 2014, 05 January 2015 - 20 March 2015, 30 March 2015 - 05 June 2015, 15 June 2015 - 14 August 2015
Requirements for admission: English at the intermediate level.
The result of the training: mastering the necessary skills for learning on the program, academic and linguistic; Guaranteed admission to the Foundation course.
Cost: from 4,600 pounds per trimester.
Brief information. One-year program for those wishing to obtain a master's degree in QueenMaryUniversity.
About the course. Master's programs allow to train highly qualified specialists in various fields of activity. The university offers the following directions:
Masters of Law LLM), each year more than 700 students from all over the world study there. The master's degree in law provides for general training ("General LLM course") and subject (banking, family, business law, etc.). Students of the general program can independently choose modules for study (3 out of 100 offered), as well as the topic of the dissertation with a focus on personal interests and / or a specific profession.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: September - October
Admission requirements: Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's degree with an average score of at least 80 ECTS (4 of 5 For Russia), IELTS 6.5.
The result of the training: obtaining a master's degree and the possibility of further academic development.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes.
Cost: from £ 14000 for the year of study
1. Age of participants: from 21 years old
2. Duration of the program: 3-4 semesters
3. Beginning of classes: June, September
4. Dates: 3-semester program: 17 September-7 June (next year); 4-semester program: June 11-June 7 (next year)
5. Knowledge of the English language: IELTS 6.0 (not less than 5.5 in all sections)
6. Level of education: Bachelor's degree in the relevant field.
Graduate Diploma is a special postgraduate (post-bachelor) education program that allows you to improve your level of skills and competencies, to retrain and / or subsequently (if necessary) to obtain a master's degree. For admission, you need a bachelor's degree and a fairly high level of English. This program is chosen by applicants who pursue certain goals:
Training lasts 3-4 semesters (depending on the level of English), each trimester is divided into seven to eight weeks of classes - one week of reading and one week for exams. There are 20 lessons per week. Programs contain a complex of disciplines, carefully selected and giving fundamental knowledge. In addition to subjects, the English language is actively studied and preparations for IELTS are being conducted. Language classes are "embedded" in the academic modules, but if necessary, separate lessons and consultations in English are conducted. At the end of the course, students take an IELTS exam. During the training, lectures, seminars, independent and group work, master classes, meetings with experts are held. Teachers actively develop students' skills of critical perception of the world and skills necessary for study and research in the magistracy. Small size groups contribute to the fact that students receive maximum attention and can count on the fact that no complex issue will not remain without explanation. To check their progress and self-control, students perform tests and pass exams, deliver reports and presentations, hand in written papers. Disciplines and courses of the program include:
1. Finance pathway:
2. Management pathway:
3. International Development Pathway:
Upon successful completion of the course, a certificate and a Graduate Diploma degree are awarded, graduates successfully apply it in work and professional activities or enter the Master's program.
The cost of studying on the Graduate Diploma program:
Birkbeck students are offered several accommodation options. The most popular are the residence, apartments. There is also an individual selection of an apartment, rooms, rooms in the hotel.
In the residence, the apartments are offered one-, two-bed accommodation. In the first case - in rooms with private facilities, in the second - in rooms with shared bathroom, kitchen, living room for 3 - 5 people. The hotel offers single rooms, the price of which includes breakfast. The residence and apartments can accommodate both with meals (board, half board), and without.The cost of living:
Traditionally for English universities there is an active student life. It does not get boring after class. Student clubs, sports clubs, clubs work in Birkbeck.
University students are also available all the entertainment of London. In the educational institution, a large number of excursion programs are recommended to foreigners. They are divided into areas and topics. Most students choose a sightseeing tour of the capital, an acquaintance with the shopping areas of London, trips to museums, galleries, theaters. Among the field trips the most popular are the university centers of Cambridge, Oxford, the legendary Stonehenge, weekend tours to English mysterious castles.
The university offers daytime, evening classes. The latter frees up part of the time for cultural leisure, independent studies, work.
The modern University of London Birkbeck has a developed internal infrastructure. In the 2000s, more than 18.5 million pounds were invested in the modernization of the university. Thanks to this, today's students have access to the richest library, sound recording studio, computer center with Internet access, cinema center, language labs. The main part of the classes takes place at the university in specially equipped auditoriums and lecture halls.
Depends on the schedule for a particular course and group. Classes can take place in the morning, in the afternoon, in the evening.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.