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).

Undergraduate Degrees

Undergraduate Degrees

STS undergraduate programmes lead to BSc (honours) qualifications. We also contribute to streams in UCL-wide degrees.

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Masters Degrees

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

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PhD Degrees

STS Doctoral programmes lead to MPhil and PhD qualifications.

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

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

Find your Future


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

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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.

Listen to the WeAreSTS podcast

WeAreSTS is our regular podcast, with episodes created by STS students and staff. Regular episodes explore research or teaching themes that are part of Science and Technology Studies (STS). We interview STS alumni about life after university: how did they make that transition into their working life, and what advice do they have for those thinking about studying with us. We showcase student-produced projects. WeAreSTS is available for listening on Apple PodcastSpotifyStitcher, SoundCloud and most other podcast listening apps. You also can find us on Libsyn. More information is on the WeAreSTS site.


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 Erman Sozudogru
Tel: 020 7679 2959
Email: sts-admissions@ucl.ac.uk 

Undergraduate Tutor (Students)
Dr Charlotte Sleigh
Tel: 020 7679 4006
Email: c.sleigh@ucl.ac.uk

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Dr Jenny Bulstrode
Tel: 020 7679 1471
Email: sts-msc-admissions@ucl.ac.uk

Masters Tutor (MSc HPS and MSc STS)
Dr Cristiano Turbil 
Tel: 020 7679 4003
Email: c.turbil@ucl.ac.uk 

Master Tutors (MSc Science Communication)
Dr Jean-Baptiste Gouyon
Tel: 020 7679 3490
Email: j.gouyon@ucl.ac.uk | m.smallman@ucl.ac.uk