Founded in 1826, University College London (UCL) is a highly prestigious institution, located in the heart of Bloomsbury, London’s academic centre. The university has nurtured countless inspiring minds and 30 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to current or former staff and students. UCL is home to almost 24,000 postgraduate students, with a total student population of 42,000 from over 150 countries worldwide.
UCL offers 675 postgraduate research, taught and teacher training courses, spanning a broad range of subject areas. Qualifications include:
UCL fosters an inclusive community, undertaking world-leading and world-impacting research (Research Excellence Framework 2014) through its pioneering academics, students and staff.
The university is home to outstanding departments and research centres, including the Institute of Education (IOE), The Bartlett, Slade School of Fine Art, and Faculty of Medical Sciences.
University College London students on Postgraduate Search say:
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UCL offers over 675 postgraduate taught, research and initial teacher education programmes across a wide range of disciplines, and encourages the student community to work across traditional subject boundaries.
UCL's research-based teaching methodology means that research is integrated into many of the postgraduate degrees and students have the opportunity to make an original contribution to their field of study.