UCL Division of Biosciences


Human Sciences BSc

This bachelors degree offer many career opportunities - our graduates have entered a variety of careers: journalism, nutrition, science communication, management, teaching and finance.

Human Sciences BSc Degree Overview

UCL BSc Human Sciences offers students more choices and flexibility than any other similar programme. We are looking for independent and confident thinkers who not only love science but also have broader interests. There is also a four-year Human Sciences and Evolution MSci degree programme available.

Course benefits

  • The programme offers a wide choice of individual module combinations from life sciences, social and historical sciences and physical sciences. This degree has strong pastoral and academic support. The Human Sciences Tutor and your Personal Tutor are available to consult on structuring your programme.

  • In Years 2 and 3, students have the opportunity to choose from all modules across UCL providing them with a chance to study additional areas of interest.

  • Students have the opportunity to study abroad in Year 3 at some of the world’s most prestigious universities

  • A student committee organises academic and social events for Human Sciences students, such as a guest speaker series.

  • Over the last two years 60% of our students gained a first-class honours degree.

  • 92% Overall Student Satisfaction (NSS)
    90% of students in work or doing further studying within 6 months of finishing (NSS)

Career Opportunities

The programme aims to provide wide and scientific knowledge of the life of humans. Graduates of the programme will be scientifically literate, numerate and easily able to communicate across a wide range of disciplines.

The Human Sciences BSc teaches a broad range of knowledge across many different subject areas. It is, therefore, no surprise that our graduates have entered a variety of careers: journalism, nutrition, science communication, management, accountancy, teaching and the finance industry.

A number of graduates pursue further studies, including Master's degrees in various fields. Graduates have also gone on to study for qualifications in law and medicine (though the degree is not necessarily intended as a preliminary to them). 

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