UCL Faculty of Arts & Humanities


Departments & Centres

The Faculty of Arts & Humanities is divided into Departments, Centres and Degree Programmes.

Use the links below to visit departmental, degree, and centre websites for further information on study options and research specialism.

Arts & Sciences (BASc)

Arts & Sciences

Arts and Sciences is the home of new wave liberal arts and sciences degrees in the world. Our programmes combine arts and humanities, including arts practice, with social sciences and the sciences, providing a truly interdisciplinary education.


English Language and Literature

The UCL English Department is one of the most enduring and respected in Britain, and is suited for students wishing to immerse themselves in a varied syllabus that combines traditional literary skills and modern thought.

European Social and Political Studies (ESPS)

UCL European & International Social & Political Studies

EISPS hosts challenging and flexible programmes. Students gain not only from UCL’s world-class teaching, but also from the expertise of their European counterparts.

Greek and Latin (Classics)

Greek & Latin (Classics)

UCL offers a variety of interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degree programmes in classical literature, culture, and history. 


Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Hebrew & Jewish Studies

Hebrew & Jewish Studies at UCL is recognised for its innovative research and teaching. Drawing on UCL’s tradition of secularism and open-mindedness, we integrate all aspects of Jewish Studies, from antiquity to modernity, through the prism of history, literature, and languages.

Information Studies (DIS)

Information Studies (DIS)

DIS is the only department in the UK which holds together in one place programmes in library and information studies, information science, archives and records management, publishing, and digital humanities.

School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS)

School of European Languages, Culture & Society (SELCS)

Our study and research focuses on the literature, linguistic traditions, history, sociology, philosophy, art, film and other aspects of the cultures associated with the languages we teach.

Slade School of Fine Art

Slade School of Fine Art

An art school with a world leading reputation, the Slade makes a significant contribution to the field of contemporary art both nationally and internationally.



Philosophy at UCL is recognised as world-class for its teaching and research, with strengths in philosophy of the mind and language, political and moral philosophy and metaphysics.

UCL Octagon Gallery

Institute of Advanced Studies

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) provides a space for critical thinking and engaged enquiry within and across conventional disciplinary and departmental boundaries. The IAS aims to create an open and accessible research-based community, bridging traditional ‘artistic’ and ‘scientific’ practices and modes of thought.

School of Slavonic & East European Studies

The School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES) is one of the UK's largest institutions for research and teaching on Russia, the Baltics, and Central, Eastern and South-East Europe. Find out more about study and research at SSEES.