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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

The fees indicated are for undergraduate entry in the 2016/17 academic year.

UK & EU fee
£9,000 (2016/17)
Overseas fee
£16,130 (2016/17)
Funding

Various funding options are available, including student loans, scholarships and bursaries. UK students whose household income falls below a certain level may also be eligible for a non-repayable bursary or for certain scholarships. Please see the Fees and funding pages for more details.

Departmental scholarships

The Scholarships and Funding website lists scholarships and funding schemes available to UCL students. These may be open to all students, or restricted to specific nationalities, regions or academic department.

Programme contacts

Dissertations 2002

  • Why so silent? The Protestant church in West Germany and the legacy of the holocaust
  • 'Americanisation' and American culture in Europe: A case study of McDonalds in Rome
  • Can we defend the relativism of rationality, or should we accept modern empirical science as the only rational worldview
  • Voluntary visibles: The regenerations of Berlin's 'European Jews'
  • Why did West Berliners' image of the United States as an occupying force change to a more positive perception by 1949? What role did the Berlin blockade and subsequent airlift play in this?
  • Morocco, Tunisia and the European Union: Past, present and future dependence?
  • From fundamentalism to pragmatism - the emergence of a new type of party: To what extent are Les Verts the green challengers for a new politics paradigm?
  • Jacques Delors: A study of political leadership in the European Commission
  • What factors motivated the citizens of Leipzig to oppose the communist regime in the German democratic Republic?
  • The influence of intellectuals and public opinion during the Algerian war (1954-1962)
  • The Belgian Dioxin crisis: A case study assessing macro-economic stabilisation of a sector specific shock
  • Night vs. Nacht: An application of post-modern anthropological theory to a fundamental distinction and its post-wall Berlin case study, 1989-2001
  • Spain and the European Union: A tool for democratic consolidation?
  • Germany between Mitteleuropa and the West? Continuity and change in German security policy during the Kohl era
  • What caused and what was done to solve the housing crisis in Berlin that came to a head at the end of the First World War? How successful were the efforts?
  • Riding a tiger: The Italian Socialist party and the cost of living protests of June and July 1919
  • Habermas and democracy: An investigation of Habermas' democratic theory
  • Emilia Romagna: A region between local success and global pressure
  • Citizen participation in urban development: 'Grassroots democracy' or a 'means to an end'?
  • Nazi foreign policy and the decision for war in September 1939
  • History in the GDR: The Humboldt University of Berlin and the reform of the university history teaching profession, 1945-69
  • Boundaries of nations and class: An analysis of the Italian perception of the Yugoslavs in Trieste in 1945, interpreted through the first-hand account in Primavera a Trieste
  • From Hitler to Haider: The politics of Austrian history and memory since 1945
  • The changing relationship between the European Commission and the European Parliament. Is the EU moving towards a parliamentary democracy?
  • The coercive power of 'undergangsangst': Denmark's response to the rise of Germany in the era of Conservative government, 1864-1901
  • The EU and the regions. A case study: vocational training in Tuscany
  • Existentialism and Marxism: To what extent does Sartre's political outlook adhere to his earlier philosophy?
  • The development of winter sports resorts in the French Alps: Conflicts between construction and conservation
  • The EMU's response to the fiscal dilemma: Is it likely to prove more of a threat rather than an aid to economic stability?
  • Reproductive rights and the disabled: Who has the right to decide? Focusing on Eugenics in Sweden
  • Dealing with a rigid and strictly protected labour market: Policy options and choices in Spain during the 1990s
  • The state as a legitimate parent: An exploration of the difficulties encountered by the liberal state in justifying the action affecting the child
  • Cinema as a political vehicle: Childhood in Spanish cinema as an effective instrument for the transmission of ideological messages
  • Trial within a reasonable time: The recent reforms of the Italian Justice system in response to the conflict with Article 6 (1) ECH