UCL East


Study at UCL East

At UCL East students will have the opportunity to work with world-leading academics, external partners and fellow students, to break boundaries and make an impact on real world problems. Find out more about the innovative programmes on offer at our vibrant east London campus, plus where to get all the information you need to apply.

Learning for real-world impact

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Forging connections between degree programmes and industry through hands-on, research-led learning, our programmes will prepare you to adapt and transfer your skills over the course of your careers.

Developing transferable skills such as risk-taking, problem-solving and dealing with change, you will work in cross-disciplinary teams to amplify the impact of your research.

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Maximise your potential with a UCL degree.

Programmes at UCL East will embed sustainability in their teaching, using the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to drive work with real-world impact.

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All programmes at UCL East are cross- or interdisciplinary, designed by academics across faculties and departments, together with industry and practitioners.

Many of these programmes will be among the first of their kind in the world giving you a unique learning experience.

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Boost your employability.

Draw on diverse cultural perspectives through work-based learning and self-directed projects.

From non-profit organisations and government to startups and incubators, our external partners will give you a truly global outlook.

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By developing skills that are adaptable to working life, you will have agency in your future careers and the world you live in.

You'll be problem-solvers, adept at balancing work and life - essential for wellbeing.

Programmes related to the built environment and urban studies

MEng in Engineering and Architectural Design

MSc in Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

MSc in Digital Engineering Management in the Built Environment

MSc in Connected Environments

MSc in Real Estate Economics and Investment Analysis

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Programmes in Engineering 

MSc in Disability, Design and Innovation

MSc in Banking and Digital Finance

MSc in Manufacture and Commercialisation of Stem Cell and Gene Therapies

MSc in Venture Capital and Private Equity with Financial Technology

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Programmes in social and historical sciences, media, arts and humanities

MA in Ethnographic and Documentary Film

MFA in Creative Documentary By Practice

MA in Creative and Collaborative Enterprise

MASc in Creative Health

BA in Media

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Programmes in Biodiversity, Conservation and Sustainability

A better understanding of the dependencies of natural systems on human health and wellbeing is now critical with the increasing global challenge of human populations appropriating more of the earth’s resources, disrupting natural systems and changing global climate patterns.

UCL East's People and Nature Lab will bring together the University's world- leading expertise across multiple disciplines to develop innovative approaches to tackle critical global challenges. 

These are the first two Masters Programmes on offer for 2022:

MSc Ecology and Data Science

MSc Citizen Science



Studying in vibrant east London

Situated in Stratford and on the River Lea, our new campus will neighbour independent businesses, art galleries and innovators in emerging tech.

Find out more about this exciting part of town.

Your life in the city is a crucial part of your UCL education.

With a number of schools and community groups close-by, there are lots of ways your skills and subject knowledge can have a real-world impact through volunteering.

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Open Days and tours of the campus

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Join us for a virtual open day, where you'll have exclusive Q&A access to academics, admissions staff and current students.

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UCL offers an extensive range of postgraduate taught, research and teacher training degree programmes.

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Have three minutes to spare? Let us fly you to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and give you a virtual tour of the new campus.

Find out more

UCL East is a bold new chapter for UCL, and some of our programmes are already running at our central London campus in leafy Bloomsbury. Find out more about life as a student and answers to all your practical questions.

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Studying at UCL

Find out more about our programmes and hear what our current students have to say about life at UCL.

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Accommodation at UCL

Starting university may be the first time you'll be living away from home. We'll help you get settled in quickly with all the advice and support you need.

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Access and Widening Participation

We want to encourage children and young people with the brightest minds to believe they can go to university regardless of their background.

Our vision for the new campus

UCL East brings together eight faculties, delivering around 60 cross- and interdisciplinary degree programmes at all study levels.

We'll look beyond the traditional divide between teaching and research, giving students practical ‘learning by doing’ experience so that they can become thought leaders in their sector.

Find out more about our ambitious plans for these world-class facilities designed for collaboration.

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Register your interest

We will be announcing new programmes over the next couple of years, just as more of them move to UCL East.

Sign up and keep up-to-date with the latest information about our programmes, subjects, open days and scholarships.

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