Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences


UCL Social & Historical Sciences

Social & Historical Sciences at UCL is intellectually diverse and widely regarded as world leading, with the 2022 Times Higher World University Rankings placing our social sciences 13th in the world and our arts and humanities disciplines 5th.

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Study with us

From Archaeology and Geography to Economics and the History of Art, you can choose programmes of study from one of our eight departments.  



Learn more about the wide variety of specialist centres that complement our commitment to teaching and research excellence. 

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Innovation & Enterprise

Globally recognised for our teaching and research, we're defined by a strong culture of innovation.

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News & Events

Keep up-to-date with news and events from the Faculty and its Departments.

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About Us

We are a large and vibrant community of academics and students working in eight departments and institutes.

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Find out more about equality, diversity and inclusion, including Department activity and Faculty initiatives.