Science and Technology Studies


STS offers degrees at each university level: undergraduate, masters, and PhD


Science and Technology Studies

UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) is a university research and teaching centre for the integrated study of history of science, philosophy of science, science policy, science communication, and sociology of science.
STS teaching is consistently rated excellent by students

Modules and Courses

Our modules and courses use code "HPSC"

Admissions - find out details of our BSc, MSc and PhD courses

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Apply for BSc, MSc, and PhD degree programmes

STS teaching develops skills for careers far and wide

Current Students

Information for current students

STS is a large community of academics with many interests


Staff biographies and research interests

Research - current projects in the department


Departmental research clusters and projects

Students are at the heart of our work

About STS 

Contact information, operations, a bit more about us

About STS

Founded in 1921, UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) is located in the heart of London as part of UCL's Bloomsbury campus. Our teaching is classed as outstanding by students at every level, rated 100% overall satisfaction in UK National Student Surveys in 2013, 2014, and 2017. We have substantial impact in history, policy research, and science communication. We welcome applications for study at every degree level (undergraduate, Masters, and Doctoral).


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General enquiries:
020 7679 1328
E: sts@ucl.ac.uk