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Entry requirements

Potential applicants need to have a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a relevant Humanities or Computing discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Please note that we DO NOT accept applications from agencies and we will not communicate with an agent regarding your application. We expect all applicants to complete their applications themselves.

The English Language Proficiency Requirement for all non-native English speakers is

  • IELTS: a minimum of 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each sub-set.
  • TOEFL: a minimum overall score of 100 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening.

Pre-sessional English courses are available to introduce students to the UK academic culture as well as improving written and spoken English. Attendance on these courses does not guarantee that you will be accepted onto the programme.

Fees: 2019-2020 session

Full-time MA/MSc

UK/EU students: £9,860
Overseas students: £21,220

Part time: 2 years


Flexible (modular): up to 5 years

pro-rata depending on the number of credits taken per year.

Diploma and Certificate

details are at UCL Fee Schedule: Postgraduate Taught 2019-2020


For funding details please visit Scholarships and Funding.

How to apply

To apply online: Application and entry.

Note that UCL admissions will not accept applications after 26th July.

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