UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

At UCL, the academic mission is paramount. Our ambition is to achieve the highest standards in our teaching and research.

Join us for BSc, MSc, and PhD study.

Staff books include:

Cain 2009 Descended from Darwin spacerAthena Swan Bronze Award


2015-16 Session

MSc module catalogue (link)
MSc induction week timetable (link)
MSc degree information (link)
UCL Portico (link)
UCL timetable (link)


More information

STS student handbook (link)
Referring students of concern (link)


STS personal tutors (link)
or email sts@ucl.ac.uk

STS postgraduate taught programmes

These pages are for students studying on STS postgraduate taught programmes (MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert):

  • MSc History and Philosophy of Science
  • MSc Science, Technology and Society


We currently are accepting applications for studying during the 2016-17 session, beginning in September 2016. 

  • STS admissions pages (link)

Preparing to start your programme (2015-16)

If you are joining us in September, follow the link below for useful information on accommodation, summer readings, and induction week.

  • STS advice on starting your programme (link)

Masters-level modules for all UCL students

Most STS taught postgraduate modules are available to UCL students in other taught postgraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the home department. More information is available here (link).

Page last modified on 07 aug 15 06:58 by Joe Cain

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