• Entry Standards
    Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University. These tables use the old UCAS tariff.

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    501
  • Student Satisfaction
    Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.97 / 5.00
  • Research Quality
    Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

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    3.22 / 4.00
  • Research Intensity
    Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the University.

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    0.91 / 1.00
  • Graduate Prospects
    Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

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    87.2 / 100.0
  • Student-Staff Ratio
    Student-Staff Ratio

    The average staffing levels at the University.

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    10.4
  • Academic Services Spend
    Academic Services Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting services such as libraries and IT.

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    2,345
  • Facilities Spend
    Facilities Spend

    A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

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    277
  • Good Honours
    Good Honours

    The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

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    88.8 / 100.0
  • Degree Completion
    Degree Completion

    The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

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    94.7 / 100.0
  • Situated in the heart of London, University College London was founded in 1826 – England's third oldest university.
  • In 2012 UCL joined with the School of Pharmacy to form the UCL School of Pharmacy; and in 2014 UCL joined with the Institute of Education to form the UCL Institute of Education.

Entry Requirements

  • The undergraduate entry requirement is A*AA–ABB at A level, depending on the degree.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

Undergraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Student Services and Facilities

  • UCL's facilities include a main library and 15 specialist subject libraries.
  • UCL offers a wide range of IT facilities in open-access cluster rooms and student residences.
  • UCL's wireless network provides secure web and email access in many locations across the university.

Disability Services

  • Please refer to the university's website for details of disability services.

Students' Union

  • UCL Union runs a full entertainments programme, a number of bars, café-bars and catering outlets.
  • Volunteering and democracy support units help students get through university life and give something back.
  • UCL Bloomsbury Theatre shows leading theatrical and comedy performances and also hosts UCL Union productions.

Availability of Part-Time Work

  • There is no shortage of varied and reasonably paid employment
  • The UCL Union Job Shop acts as an agency offering temporary work both on and beyond the UCL campus.

Careers Guidance

  • Please refer to the university website for details of the careers service.

Student Mix

Student population

Small
<5,000
Medium
5,000–10,000
Large
>10,000

Level of study

  • Undergraduate 48%
  • Postgraduate 52%

Mode of study

  • Full Time 80%
  • Part Time 20%

Where students come from

  • UK 60%
  • EU 11%
  • Other 29%

Student gender

  • Male 42%
  • Female 58%

History

  • Founded in 1826, University College London is England's third oldest university.
  • It was the first university in England to admit students of any race, class or religion, and to welcome women on equal terms with men.

Notable Alumni

  • Prof John O’Keefe − neuroscientist jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2014.
  • Jonathan Ross − television and radio presenter and film critic.
  • Chris Martin − and all 3 other members of the band Coldplay.
  • Stella Gibbons − author, journalist and poet who established her reputation with her first novel, Cold Comfort Farm.
  • Marie Stopes − known for founding the first birth control clinic in Britain.
  • Antony Gormley − sculptor best known for the Angel of the North.
  • Jomo Kenyatta − Kenyan politician and the first President of Kenya.
  • Lord Woolf − Master of the Rolls 1996−2000 and Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales 2000−2005.
  • Edwin Waterhouse − founding partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
  • Christine Ohuruogu − 400m athlete, former Olympic, World and Commonwealth champion.

Further Details

Address University College London
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
UCAS Code U80