Science and Technology Studies


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


Study Here

The Department of Science and Technology Studies offers qualifications for undergraduates, Masters, and Doctoral studies, with a focus on cross-cutting and interdisciplinary skills. Our combination of options is unique in the UK.

We deliver academic programmes that combine excellence in teaching with student-centred, research-led learning. We develop solid knowledge of fundamentals while also encouraging analysis, reflection and curiosity. We are praised by our external examiners for innovation in teaching and for producing students who deliver outstanding work, year-after-year. We achieve consistently high scores in the UK's National Student Survey (NSS).

STS courses promote active learning, thinking, engaging

Undergraduate Degrees

STS undergraduate programmes lead to BSc or BA qualifications. We also contribute streams in UCL-wide degrees.

STS masters degree promote active learning and engagement

Masters Degrees

STS postgraduate taught programmes lead to MSc, PG(Dip), and PG(Cert) qualifications.

STS PhD students develop professional skills together with their research

PhD Degrees

STS Doctoral programmes lead to MPhil-PhD qualifications.

STS offers our students chances to study abroad and welcomes students from elsewhere to study with us

Study Abroad

Study for one term or one year in STS here in London as an affiliate or junior-year-abroad student.

We see careers connecting you from before, during, and after your studies with us


STS offers extensive careers advice for all our students. And we have a strong record of career success.

Details of Open Days for applicants, including Virtual Open Days

Open Days

STS welcomes propsective applicants to visit us via STS Open Days. We also will be found at UCL Open Days.

Details of available scholarships can be found on the UCL Scholarships page.

Current students discuss their experiences in STS

In our STS Careers podcasts series, we ask current and former students about their decision to study one of the degrees we offer.


Questions and Answers
Find all the answers to your questions in our FAQ section. 

Term Dates
Find out more about term dates and college closures.

Undergraduate Admissions Tutor
Dr Jean-Baptiste Gouyon
Tel: 020 7679 3490
Email: j.gouyon@ucl.ac.uk 

Undergraduate Tutor (Students)
Prof Brian Balmer
Tel: 020 7679 3924
Email: b.blamer@ucl.ac.uk 

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Prof Andrew Gregory
Tel: 020 7679 2490
Email: Andrew.gregory@ucl.ac.uk 

Masters Tutor
Dr Jack Stilgoe
Tel: 020 3108 1344
Email: j.stilgoe@ucl.c.uk