Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences


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In a world that’s changing, Whatever you choose, you’ll be on the right path.

UCL is ranked 8th in the 2022 QS World University Rankings and there’s a host of reasons to study with us. Whatever the department or subject you choose, you’ll gain an array of sought-after, transferrable skills! Our graduates go on to pursue fulfilling careers in a huge range of sectors. Choose UCL and take the first step towards finding your ideal career path.

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The Institute of Archaeology

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is one of the largest centres for archaeology, cultural heritage, and museum studies in Britain. Founded in 1937, it is one of very few places in the world actively pursuing research on a global scale in the archaeological sciences, heritage studies, and world archaeology. Learn more



The Department of Geography at UCL is a world-leading centre for teaching, research and public engagement. Geographers are highly valued by employers for their insights into social, economic and environmental issues and for their range of transferable skills. Our graduates go on to work in varied roles across the public, private and charitable sectors, as well as working as consultants and policy advisors. Learn more



At UCL, anthropology students learn how to think differently and critically about their own society and positionality in the world. These skills are transferrable to a broad range of careers including teaching, social work, the civil service, the ‘not for profit’ sector and development, as well as advertising, the arts, museum curation, media, market research and business. Learn more

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History of Art

The History of Art Department at UCL is one of the most dynamic centres for the study of art history and visual cultures in the world. Known for our critical and self-reflexive approach to the subject, we are committed to a wide range of critical, historical and historiographical inquiry. We understand that our students have a wide range of needs and goals when it comes to life after UCL. As a student in the History of Art Department, you will have access to careers support throughout your degree programme to help you develop your skills and achieve your ambitions. Learn more


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Our degree programmes provide you with a set of transferable skills, highly valued by employers. Our graduates go on to work in varied roles across the public, private and charitable sectors, as well as working as researchers and teachers. Learn more

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