Birkbeck, university of London was founded in 1823 and joined the University of London in 1920 and It is one of the world's top research-intensive universities. As a college of the University of London, Birkbeck awards internationally respected qualifications and offers students a unique opportunity to study in the evening alongside London's working professionals. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 73% of Birkbeck research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent. Half of Birkbeck’s submissions were placed in the top 20 nationally, with Psychological Sciences fifth in the UK, Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences 6th and Biological Sciences 11th. Among Birkbeck’s most notable alumni is Ramsay MacDonald, the first Labour Prime Minister, the poet and playwright TS Eliot, social reformer Annie Besant, and Isaac Rosenberg, the First World War poet who was killed in the battle of the Somme. The main campus is located in the heart of Bloomsbury, and is only minutes’ walk from the British Museum and other famous London attractions with the West End, Soho, Covent Garden and King’s Cross on your doorstep. As a rough guide, and to help you begin to plan your budget, it has been recommended that you allow for £12,000 to £13,000 per year (around £1000 to £1200 per month) to meet essential accommodation and living costs.
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