UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme studies science and technology in its varied and complex modern forms. We study how social, political and cultural forces and values shape scientific practice and technological innovation. In turn, we also study the effects of science and technology on society.

Course Modules

Year one: compulsory courses: history of science; philosophy of science; introduction to science policy studies; research methods in science and technology studies; introduction to science communication; science in the spotlight; history of modern science. Year two: All second year courses are optional. Final year: dissertation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher ABB-AAB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
  • GCE A-level ABB-AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 77%-80%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • International Baccalaureate
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

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24% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 23%

Total Coursework: 75%

Total Practical: 3%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation