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Your Future. Mastered.

UCL (University College London)

Make your Master’s matter

For a real-world advantage, study at a world-class university and your Master’s will take you further.

Studying a graduate degree at UCL gives you a deeper understanding of your chosen field and the opportunity to develop the cultural fluency and global outlook that are prized in today’s job market.

You will be part of the ninth best university in the world, The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year 2024, and the university in London that is most targeted by graduate employers*. You’ll join courses led by world-renowned experts and shaped by collaborations with people at the forefront of their field. Whatever you choose to study, the potential for discovery is boundless.

Gain knowledge. Gain advantage. Make your Master’s matter. Start your graduate journey today.

*The Graduate Market in 2023: https://www.highfliers.co.uk/download/2023/graduate_market/GMReport23.pdf

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Your Future

UCL is the university in London that is most targeted by graduate employers*, according to a report compiled by High Fliers Research in The Graduate Market in 2023. It is the largest and most authoritative annual careers survey of final year students at the UK's 30 leading universities.

At UCL we know that students choose to enter graduate study for a myriad of reasons and we are deeply committed to supporting our student’s aspirations and enhancing their skills and employability.

UCL Careers Service helps students to find their perfect career, develop their professional skills or start their own business through one-to-one guidance and events, as well as a variety of career information.

Recruitment and networking events help students improve their knowledge of a particular industry sector and specific employers. For students interested in starting a business, UCL Innovation and Enterprise gives expert advice and practical support, as well as networking opportunities.

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Academic Excellence

UCL is 9th in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2024, and was awarded the University of the Year 2024 by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide. There have been 30 Nobel laureates among UCL’s former staff and students; a winner in every decade since the prize started. We were the first university in England to welcome women to university education and the first university in England to welcome students of any religion or social background.

We retained a leading position in third Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF), and in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2023 (TEF) UCL was awarded Gold for Student Outcomes, Silver for Student Experience, with an overall rating of Silver.

London's Global University

UCL is located in one of the world’s most dynamic cities, with one campus in the heart of Bloomsbury, and a second campus in vibrant east London, meaning you are perfectly placed to take advantage of everything London has to offer.

Our new campus, UCL East, builds on our progressive history, positive impact and disruptive spirit. At UCL East students will experience an accessible learning environment, with facilities for cross-disciplinary research and open innovation, new approaches to practical learning and opportunities for public engagement. Find out more about the innovative programmes on offer at our world-class academic hub.

UCL has 18,000 students from outside the UK, with more than 150 countries represented – providing a truly global perspective.

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Your Future. Mastered.

World-Leading Research University

At the very heart of UCL’s mission is our research. We were rated second in the UK for research power in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

There are more than 700 postgraduate research and taught degree options available, as well as teacher training courses in a wide range of academic areas.

UCL's research-based teaching methodology means that research is integrated into many of our degrees and students have the opportunity to make an original contribution to their field of study.

Study Climate Change at UCL

A UCL education is a climate education. UCL students have the opportunity to delve into climate issues and make an impact through many of UCL's programmes of study.

Find out more about UCL courses and modules with a climate change focus or element.

At UCL we are tackling the big climate questions of today and tomorrow, providing the science behind the actions that we, our communities and our governments can take for a positive future. Join Generation One, a UCL campaign for a new era of climate action.

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6th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 by subject, UCL Arts & Humanities is recognised globally for both its teaching and research excellence.

Alongside the traditional arts and humanities departments of English, Greek & Latin, Philosophy and the School of European Languages, Culture & Society (SELCS), we are proud to house the departments of Arts & Sciences, Hebrew & Jewish Studies, Information Studies, the Slade School of Fine Art, the undergraduate programmes in European & International Social & Political Studies (EISPS), and most recently the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES). Interdisciplinarity is a defining feature of the academic programmes offered by our Faculty, along with our world-leading research.

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The Faculty of Brain Sciences is a global leader in research and education into the mind and brain, and home to some of the most influential and creative academics in the field. UCL is the top-ranked university in the UK for research power in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience according to the UK’s Research Excellence Framework 2021.

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Engineers turn discoveries into solutions. Whether they are improving medical treatments, houses or transportation, the products, processes and students we produce change the world.

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UCL Laws is a law faculty for the world: a diverse and progressive community of researchers, students, leading academics and alumni embedded in a top, research-oriented university.

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The Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences encompasses the logical, experimental and mathematical study of our universe. Front-line research feeds directly into our teaching programmes, and our students benefit from access to first-class laboratory facilities.

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UCL is 6th in the world for Medicine and No. 1 in London (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023). We are top in the UK for research power in life and medical sciences (Research Excellence Framework 2021). We have been educating doctors and scientists in London since 1834.

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UCL is ranked 6th in the world for public health (ShanghaiRanking's 2023 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects). We deliver outstanding research and teaching for improved human health and wellbeing worldwide.

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Welcome to UCL Social & Historical Sciences. Our interests span the globe, as we seek to understand the social, political, economic, cultural and environmental processes that have shaped the world over time.

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We are The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment. We’re here to build a better future.

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We work across education, culture, psychology and social science to create lasting and evolving change.

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