The Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL 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:

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2014-15 Session

MSc module catalogue (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

Taking courses in other departments

Places on courses in other departments are subject to space and eligibility.  Unless otherwise specified, to reserve a space or discuss a specific module’s requirements, you should contact the departmental administrator (by email or in person) in the relevant department and request a place.  If you do not do this, you may be rejected from the course if it is full or not appropriate.

Listings for relevant MSc modules run by other departments

2014-15 information will be available soon

Links to courses from other departments which are relevant to our degrees are listed below, but you can search other departments' website to find courses not listed which may interest you.

Please note:

  • Not all modules will be available to you and entry may be dependent on your previous experience/qualification.
  • These links are to externally managed lists so we cannot guarantee that all modules listed here will be running and/or available to STS MSc students in every year
  • You should discuss any possible elective modules with your personal tutor before registering

Anthropology Department (click on postgraduate tab - interested students should seek permission from the module tutor first)

Geography Department

UCL Energy Institute

European Social and Political Studies

History Department

School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies

Philosophy Department

Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health

Department of Political Science

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