UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

UCL is one of the few universities in the UK to offer a Human Sciences programme. This interdisciplinary degree draws on teaching from a range of departments, and offers enormous flexibility and opportunity for you to develop your own areas of interest and specialisation in the study of humankind.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Introduction to human anatomy; general biochemistry; introduction to genetics; mammalian physiology. Year 2 examples: Archaeology of human remains; evolutionary genetics; drugs and the mind; science in the mass media. Year 3 examples: Neuropharmacology; pain; disease in history; primate behaviour and ecology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £21,320  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 AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAB
  • GCE A-level AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • International Baccalaureate 38
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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92% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 92%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 79%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 94%

£23,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 60
Studying 30
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 54%

Total Coursework: 37%

Total Practical: 9%

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

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