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:

Werrett 2012 Fish and Chips


2014-15 Session

NEW! MSc module catalogue (link)
NEW! MSc induction week timetable (link)
UCL Portico (link)
UCL Timetable (link)


More information

STS student handbook (link)

Referring students of concern (link)
UCL Graduate school (link)


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

Degree Requirements

Specific requirements for taught MSc degrees offered by STS follow the college rules. 

Your degree is defined by two layers of regulations. 

  1. UCL Academic regulations
  2. MAPS Faculty information for students

MSc, PG Dip and PG Cert Programme Specifications

Each programme is developed around a set of specifications, stating aims and objectives and module requirements.

2013 entry rules

2014 entry rules

Page last modified on 25 sep 14 11:50 by Simon J Lock

UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS)
0207 679 1328 office | +44 207 679 1328 international
sts@ucl.ac.uk | www.ucl.ac.uk/sts | @stsucl
postal address:  Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom
street address: 22 Gordon Square, London, WC1E 6BT | maps