The Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences brings together nine academic institutes and departments, all of whom are dedicated to investigating the social, political, economic and environmental structures and processes that shape the world.
At UCL Economics you'll learn to understand and debate how to address the most pressing problems in society. You'll study contemporary topics such as globalisation, the regulation of public utilities and policy choices in developing countries.
UCL Geography is a world-leading centre for teaching, research and public engagement. We address many urgent concerns facing the world, including climate change, urban development, migration, environmental management and geopolitics.
UCL History is consistently ranked as one of the best in the world for its research and teaching. Our programmes make this an exciting place to study over 5000 years of history across every continent, from the ancient Middle East to the twenty-first century.
UCL History of Art is one of the most dynamic centres for the study of art history and visual cultures in the world. Our research and teaching cuts across boundaries of geography, chronology and discipline.
UCL’s Department of Political Science & School of Public Policy offers you a uniquely stimulating environment for the study of all fields of politics, including international relations, political theory, human rights, public policy-making and administration.