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University College London

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.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

20,310 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 71%
  • Part Time 29%

Domicile

  • UK 56%
  • EU 10%
  • Other 33%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 690 3950 4635
Medicine 725 775 1500
Psychology 415 815 1230
Architecture 115 1080 1190
Computer Science 270 635 905
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 110 665 780
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 130 565 700
Other 230 375 610
Anatomy & Physiology 360 185 545
Law 35 505 540
Anthropology 120 395 515
Physics & Astronomy 380 120 500
Social Policy 75 380 450
Business & Management Studies 15 435 450
Biological Sciences 285 120 400
Economics 75 300 375
Politics 10 335 345
Archaeology 60 275 335
Mathematics 155 180 330
Geography & Environmental Science 155 165 320
Dentistry 60 245 305
Chemical Engineering 180 95 275
Civil Engineering 95 170 265
Mechanical Engineering 90 165 255
Chemistry 170 75 240
Aural & Oral Sciences 35 205 240
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 130 95 225
History 65 150 210
Librarianship & Information Management 25 150 180
English 45 130 175
Geology 55 115 170
Russian & East European Languages 45 120 165
Art & Design 15 115 130
Building 55 30 90
Philosophy 50 35 85
Linguistics 25 55 80
Sociology 10 65 75
History of Art, Architecture & Design 20 50 75
Materials Technology 20 40 60
Communication & Media Studies 0 55 55
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 5 40 50
Classics & Ancient History 10 40 50
Accounting & Finance 0 40 40
Physiotherapy 0 30 30
Medical Technology 0 25 25
Land & Property Management 0 25 25
Forensic Science 0 25 25
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 5 15 20
French 10 5 15
Middle Eastern & African Studies 5 5 10
Italian 5 5 5
German 5 5 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5
Ophthalmics 5 5 5
General Engineering 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 10,140
Mixed 12,150
Laboratory 14,180
Clinical 25,880
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.