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Academic Units

UCL’s research and teaching is organised within a network of faculties and academic departments which are formally established by Council on the advice of Academic Board.

The formally established academic units are listed below. For any queries, please contact Anne Marie O'Mullane.

Information about other, less formal academic groupings can be found on the UCL Research website or Faculties website.

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Department of English Language and Literature
School of European Languages, Culture and Society
Slade School of Fine Art
Department of Greek and Latin
Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
Department of Information Studies
Department of Philosophy

Faculty of Brain Sciences
Ear Institute
Institute of Ophthalmology
Institute of Prion Diseases
Division of Psychiatry
Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology
UK Dementia Research Institute HQ

Faculty of the Built Environment 
The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis
The Bartlett School of Architecture
The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction
The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources
The Bartlett Development Planning Unit
The Bartlett School of Planning
UCL Institute for Global Prosperity
UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
UCL Urban Laboratory

UCL Institute of Education
UCL Institute of Education

Faculty of Engineering Sciences 
Department of Biochemical Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
Department of Computer Science
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
UCL School of Management
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 
Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy
Department of Security and Crime Science

Faculty of Laws 

Faculty of Life Sciences
Division of Biosciences
MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology
UCL School of Pharmacy

Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Department of Chemistry
Department of Earth Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
Department of Science and Technology Studies
Department of Space and Climate Physics
Department of Statistical Science

Faculty of Medical Sciences 
Cancer Institute
Eastman Dental Institute
Division of Infection and Immunity
UCL Medical School
Division of Medicine 
Division of Surgery and Interventional Science

Faculty of Population Health Sciences 
Institute of Cardiovascular Science
UCL Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women's Health
UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology
Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care
Institute for Global Health
Institute of Health Informatics
Global Business School for Health

Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences 
Institute of the Americas
Department of Anthropology
Institute of Archaeology
Department of Economics
Department of Geography
Department of History
Department of History of Art
Department of Political Science 

Other Academic Units outside the faculty structure
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour
School of Slavonic and East European Studies