UCL East


The Bartlett at UCL East

At UCL East, The Bartlett will nurture new generations of leaders and professionals to develop fresh approaches, skills and training in order to address the major challenges the planet faces.

Welcome to The Bartlett at UCL East

Rooted in East London, The Bartlett at UCL East looks to global horizons.

Within the dynamic environment of the new UCL East campus our activities are dedicated to finding cross-sector solutions to transdisciplinary built environment challenges: from reducing inequality, to building sustainable cities, to bringing about racial, social and climate justice.

To address these challenges, new bespoke programmes have been developed in partnership with local, industry and government partners. In line with The Bartlett’s history and ethos, learning and research at UCL East will be practice-led and hands-on. State-of-the-art facilities are complemented by living labs, live projects, community co-design, and citizen science.

Research and study at UCL East will are closely tied to the local creative, community and environmental ecologies. East London itself is a key context for collaboration and insight into key urban questions.

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Degree programmes

Our bespoke programmes and research at UCL East have been co-designed with civic, industry and government partners with a unique focus on innovation, experimentation and real-world impact.

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Bartlett courses at UCL East

Connected Environments MSc 
Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis

Cinematic and Videogame Architecture MArch
Bartlett School of Architecture

Digital Engineering Management MSc
Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction

Global Urbanism MASc
UCL Urban Laboratory

Infrastructure, Investment and Finance MSc
Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction


Major Infrastructure Delivery MBA
Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction

Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship MSc
UCL Institute for Global Prosperity 

Prosperity, People and Planet MSc
UCL Institute for Global Prosperity

Real Estate Economics and Investment Analysis MSc
The Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction

About us

As one of the oldest but most radical faculties of its kind, The Bartlett has built a reputation for education and research that draws students and academics from across the world.

We are the UK's largest and most multidisciplinary faculty of the built environment. 

Our schools and institutes work together develop new responses to pressing world issues, united by the radical spirit of UCL.

Our Commitment To Change lays out our vision for radically new futures in the built environment.

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    UCL East London Scholarship

    Four Bartlett master’s courses at UCL have been selected for the new UCL East London Scholarship.

    The scholarship is means-tested and location-based, and works to support the ambitions of East Londoners by funding the fees and living costs of £15,000.

    Learn more about the UCL East London Scholarship.

    Learning and research at UCL

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    Transdisciplinary challenges

    By addressing the challenges as transdisciplinary in nature, we will be empowered to build a better future.

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    Urban futures 

    The Bartlett's academic investigation of the urban spaces in which we live will cover everything from inclusivity, inequality, to infrastructure and beyond

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    Living labs

    The new campus aims to build close ties with local communities, to understand directly how they are affected by these changes.

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    New studio and collaboration spaces will support progressive thinking at UCL East:

    Urban Room & Memory Workshop

    Local stakeholders will come together with the academic community to discuss how industry, globalisation and gentrification will shape the area’s future.

    Connected Environments Lab

    This living lab will serve as a centre for sensing, analysing and visualising data to help us understand urban and natural spaces.

    Collaboration Studio

    This hub will bring together architects, civil engineers, and building service engineers with cross-sector experts to find the solutions of the future.

    Executive Education Spaces

    Through our executive education programmes, policymakers, architects, civil engineers, and building service engineers will come together with other experts across the built environment sector to find solutions to global challenges.

    Discover what's happening at The Bartlett at UCL East

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    London Prosperity Index

    The UCL Institute for Global Prosperity (IGP) Prosperity Index is designed to encapsulate meaningful data at a level that makes sense to communities, and which can be relayed back to government for policy-making.

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    LGBTQ+ communities

    UCL Urban Laboratory is engaged in research with LGBTQ+ communities in East London. This focuses on the social and cultural infrastructure of migrant LGBTQ+ populations as well as campaigns to protect or create venues and services.

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    Forest Gate Community Garden

    This community engagement networking event brought together UCL researchers and Forest Gate residents to explore areas of shared interest.

    The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment

    The Bartlett is UCL’s global Faculty of the Built Environment. It is made up of 13 Schools, Centres and Institutes across three campuses, providing teaching and research across a breadth of disciplines to over 4,000 students each year from across the world.

    Our vision is of a world where everything that’s built aims to add to the well-being of people and the environment.

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