Welcome to all new and returning students.
Enrolment is now open for new students.
If you have received an unconditional offer from us and replied to accept, you can enrol online now. If you have a conditional offer you can enrol as soon as you have met the conditions. To view the progress of your application and upload additional documents go to the Birkbeck applicants portal.
If you are an undergraduate student and still unsure about fees, please see Our promise to you.
Enrolment will open in mid August for current students progressing into their next year of study.
The lecture timetable for the autumn term (PDF) is now available. Timetables for spring and summer terms will follow shortly.
For a summary of the content, objectives and aims, assessment and recommended reading for each module go to the modules page.
Please look at the individual modules page for recommended reading.
Username and Passwords
Department of Computer Science (DCS) students have access to the department's extensive Computing facilities as well as those managed by IT Services (ITS). Your ITS username and password will be emailed to you on enrolment and your DCS password will be issued at your departmental computer induction session (PDF).
My Birkbeck is your gateway to student support services.
The programme directors and administrators produce a handbook for each programme containing academic and administrative details. Please see links below for your relevant handbook - links to handbooks are also on each programme/course page.
CertHE Information Technology
CertHE Web Design Technologies
FdSc Information Technology Handbook
FdSc Web Technologies Handbook
BSc Computing Handbook
BSc Computing Options Handbook
BSc Information Systems & Management Handbook
IT Applications Programme
Postgraduate - Specialist
PGCert Cloud and Data Technologies
MSc Advanced Computing Technologies Handbook
MSc Advanced Information Systems Handbook
MSc Business Technologies Handbook
MSc Computing for Financial Services Handbook
MSc Creative Industries (Computing) Handbook
MSc Information and Web Technologies Handbook
MSc Information Systems and Management Handbook
MSc Intelligent Technologies Handbook
MSc Learning Technologies Handbook
Get Ahead: Stay Ahead
For interactive tutorials designed to help you consider how you can achieve your goals, find out what studying at Birkbeck is like and improve your study skills go to GASA.
Our administrative team is here to help you. If you have any questions or concerns, please do get in touch with the Programme Administrators.