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.

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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