UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies


STS offers degrees at each university level: undergraduate, masters, and PhD


Science and Technology Studies

UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) is UCL's research and teaching centre for the integrated study of history of science, philosophy of science, science communication, science policy (science and government), and sociology of science. 

As a community, STS wants people to think differently about science. We want to understand how science acts as a force in modern society, what underpins its successes and failures, and its boundaries and concentrations.

[Note: From 25 April, STS is migrating its digital presence to new software. If something appears a glitch, it probably is. We're working on! If you need help, please email us at sts@ucl.ac.uk and we'll do our best. Thanks for your patience.]

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About STS

Founded in 1921, STS is located in the heart of London, inside UCL's Bloomsbury campus. Our teaching is classed as outstanding by students at every level, rated 100% overall satisfaction in UK National Student Surveys three of the past five years. We have substantial impact in policy research and science communication, and welcome applications for study at every degree level.