Study at UCL


Study at UCL

Being a student at UCL is about so much more than just acquiring knowledge. Studying here gives you the opportunity to realise your potential as an individual, and the skills and tools to thrive in whatever you choose to do.


Come to UCL as an undergraduate and get a world-class education in one of the most vibrant cities in the world. As well as being a top-ranking university, UCL is right in the centre of London so it will enrich you culturally as well as academically.


UCL offers an extensive range of Postgraduate taught, research and teacher training degree programmes. Maximise your potential with a UCL Master’s degree, leading research for an MPhil/PhD or gain a PGCE to become a qualified teacher. 

Short courses

Whether you are learning for the fun of it, looking to get ahead in your career or you need professional accreditation, UCL has nearly 400 courses to choose from. Learn online at your own pace or sign up for evening classes. 

Study Abroad

Welcome to London! As a Study Abroad student at UCL you have access to an extensive and flexible range of subject options. Whether you are looking to focus solely on your major area of academic study, explore a more interdisciplinary route or experience something completely new, UCL can support you.

Summer School

Choose from a wide variety of modules offered by many of our renowned academic departments. Most modules are taught on the Bloomsbury campus and, where possible, also make use of London as a learning space, including excursions and field trips to areas in and around the city.

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Meet our students

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Widening Participation

The more diverse our students are, the richer our community becomes. That’s why we’re reaching out to pupils, teachers and parents with a series of activities and events. We want to encourage children with the brightest minds to believe they can go to university regardless of their background.

Summer School programme for international students at UCL

Applying from another country

Find out all you need to know about applying to study at UCL from outside of the UK, from visas to tuition fees and when UCL is doing university fair in your country. 

Connaught Hall

Choosing where to live

From halls of residence to private houses, there’s plenty of choice for accommodation at UCL. Find out more about how you can live and study in the heart of our vibrant city. 

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Living in London

London is a city full of culture, history, commerce and entertainment. Take a look at our guide to getting around and the cultural and academic resources on offer to UCL students.

Open days, tours and visits

There are many ways for you to meet UCL, from our Open Days and Campus Tours to the fairs and events where we visit you. 

UCL Open Days

UCL has three open days for Undergraduates over the summer and one for Graduates. Come and join us to learn more about studying at UCL.

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Pre-registration for the 2020 Undergraduate Open Days is now open:
Friday 19 June, Saturday 20 June and Saturday 12 September.

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Over 700 programmes to explore - meet the departments and discover what exciting opportunities are available!
Wednesday, 4th December 2019.

Campus Tours

Guided tours of the main campus are regularly available. A self-guide app is also available for download.
For more information and a booking form just head to the Campus Tours website.

Help with fees

At UCL, we believe anyone should be able to go to university if they want to. Take a look the range of bursaries, grants and loans on offer to help you make that dream a reality. 

Already an Offer holder?

UCL Offer holders

Congratulations! Here is everything you need to know when making the important decision about which of the universities in London to attend.

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