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UCAS Y000

Arts and Sciences BASc 3 years

The three-year programme of core courses, major and minor pathway and internship.

UCAS Y001

Arts and Sciences with Study Abroad BASc 4 years

The three-year programme plus an additional year abroad.

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The Arts and Sciences (BASc) degree

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UCL’s Arts and Sciences programmes are unlike any other degree in the UK. They allow you to create a bespoke programme, incorporating both arts and sciences specialisms

Students choose to major in one of four Pathways: Cultures, Health and Environment, Sciences and Engineering, Societies. If you choose to major in Cultures or Societies, you take a minor in Health and Environment or Sciences and Engineering – and vice versa.

Alongside the Pathways, students study specially designed Core courses created to enhance understanding of how different branches of knowledge interrelate. These Core courses enable you to acquire the skills and concepts you will need to work effectively across multiple disciplines. The Core courses further encourage you to link traditional UCL subjects in new ways, or explore the conceptual and methodological differences between arts and sciences.

As part of the Core, you will also study a foreign language – essential in today’s global society. And, before your final year, you will undertake an internship, giving you the chance to explore future employment options. 

On graduation, you will have two academic specialisms, strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to work flexibly, creatively and internationally in a range of fields.

Study Abroad

If you opt for the Arts and Sciences with Study Abroad programme, you will spend your third year at another university in Europe, the United States, Canada, the Far East or Australia.

Degree Programmes

  • UCAS Y000: Arts and Sciences BASc 3 years 
  • UCAS Y001: Arts and Sciences with Study Abroad BASc 4 years

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