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.

Still thinking about starting an undergraduate degree in September 2023?  

Visit the UCAS website to see which of our programmes are accepting late applications. Unfortunately, if UCAS shows the following message, we cannot consider any late applications for this programme: ‘This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.’

The Faculty is home to: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, History of Art, the Institute of Americas, the Institute of Archaeology, and Political Science.

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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Our Departments

Find out about our world-class Departments and Institutes and how you can begin your journey with us.

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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.