Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences



Social & Historical Sciences at UCL is an intellectually diverse and world-leading Faculty that is consistently ranked in the top 15 in the world across its subject areas.

Our departments and institutes – Anthropology, Archaeology, the Americas, Economics, Geography, History, History of Art and Political Science – explore the social, political, economic, cultural and environmental processes that shape our world.

We offer undergraduate, graduate taught and graduate research programmes, as well as some Continuing Professional Education courses. Explore your options for study across the Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences.

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Postgraduate taught

Gain knowledge. Gain advantage. Make your Master’s matter.

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Postgraduate research

Become part of our research community.

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Meet our students

Find out what it's like to study at UCL Social & Historical Sciences.

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Open Days

Join us at an Open Day to find out more about your study options and life at UCL.

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Scholarships & Funding

UCL offers a range of financial awards aimed at assisting both prospective and current students with their studies.