Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London is situated in London, United Kingdom and is a constituent college of the federal University of London. This university provides many Master's and Bachelor's degree programmes that can be studied either part-time or full-time, although almost all teaching is in the evening. This university also allow in full time students for PhD’s. Its staff members have outstanding research status in subjects such as English, History, History of Art, Philosophy, Psychology, Spanish, Science and Crystallography. It also provides numerous continuing education courses leading to certificates and diplomas, foundation degrees and other short courses tii. Education in UK is preferred by most of the students and is highly regarded by them and so is this university. Formerly known as the London Mechanics' Institute 1823 and later Birkbeck Literary and Scientific Institution, the main building of this university is between Malet Street and Woburn Square in Bloomsbury, with numerous other buildings on nearby streets. The School of Arts, including the Department of English & Humanities, is accommodated in Virginia Woolf's former Gordon Square residence in Bloomsbury. Some prominent former residents of this house include Leslie Stephen, Vanessa Bell, John Maynard Keynes and Lydia Lopokova.