The Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

At UCL, the academic mission is paramount. Our ambition is to achieve the highest standards in our teaching and research.

Join us for BSc, MSc, and PhD study.

Staff books include:

Morris 2013
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Study Abroad and JYA opportunities

“I was instantly attracted to UCL’s STS department because I knew that I would be learning from some of the top academics in the field."

"I immediately sensed a deep awareness of actively participating in society as a global citizen when I began studying abroad at UCL..."

STS offers two programmes for students wishing to come to UCL for study abroad, affiliate, and JYA opportunities. 

  1. STS Global Citizenship Study Abroad programme (UCL info)
  2. Science and Technology Studies Study Abroad programme (UCL info)

Students can join us for one year, a single term, or come for their Junior Year Abroad.

Contact our Affiliate Tutor for more information (link).

What do students think?

Andy studied with us in 2010.

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