UCL (University College London)

Sociology and Politics of Science UCL (University College London) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University College London

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Course summary

TEF Silver

UCL (University College London) has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This degree explores science in its varied and complex forms and we train you to study science and scientists as part of modern society. We combine science policy, ethics, and governance, science communication, and sociology of modern science and technology. UCL is unique in the UK in offering this BSc.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course code L391
Institution code U80
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB No specific subjects.

Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDD
Access to HE Diploma D: 18 credits
M: 27 credits
the remainder of the Level 3 units awarded with Merit.
Scottish Higher Not accepted
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, D3, M1
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points A score of 17 points in three higher level subjects, with no score lower than 5.

Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.
Scottish Advanced Higher AAB (or AA at Advanced Higher and BBB at Higher)
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Successful completion of the WBQ Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus 2 GCE A-Levels at grades AAB.

GCSEs: English Language and Mathematics at grade C or 5. For UK-based students, a grade C or 5 or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet the foreign language requirement following enrolment, further details at: www.ucl.ac.uk/ug-reqs


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £23,470 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit our dedicated webpage for more details: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/fees-funding. The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2019/20 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2020/21 or later. Our 2020/21 tuition fee rates are not yet available, however as soon they are then our webpage will be updated. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK/EU fees in line with government policy (including on an annual basis for each year of study during a programme). From 2019/20, Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, so the published fees will be charged to 2019/20 entrants for each year of study on the programme.

Provider information

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UCL (University College London)
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT


Course contact details

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020 3370 1214


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020 7679 3000

Fax: 020 7679 3001