About University College London

University College London is a prestigious institution working under the body of University of London. The college is the largest body that is affiliated with University of London and it was established in 1826, which makes it the oldest college of the university. It is a public sector university and was the first institution that was based in London. The main purpose of this institute was to build a secular atmosphere and to welcome students from all parts of the world regardless of their gender, or religion. UCL currently has 100 departments that belong to ten different faculties. University College London has also produced 21 Nobel Prize winners and these qualities place UCL amongst the world’s top universities in the world. UCL currently has more than 648 professors along with more than 4000 research and academic staff. More than 70 % of students studying in the university belong to 140 different countries, making it a global institution. According to QS World University Ranking 2011, UCL is placed at number 7th spot.


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    Courses Offered

    University College London offers a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate, research and diploma courses in various fields of study.

    Undergraduate Programs

    University college London offers undergraduate courses to cater to all types of educational interests of prospective students. The courses vary from arts to sciences and engineering. To view the complete list of Undergraduate courses offered at UCL, please visit this link.

    Postgraduate Programs

    UCL also offers postgraduate degrees for those students who want to acquire a postgraduate degree after their bachelors degree. They also offer professional postgraduate courses to cater to the needs of professionals who wish to continue their higher professional education. To check the complete list of postgraduate courses offered at UCL, please visit this link.

    Research programs

    UCL offers an extensive range of research and PHD programs. Students who wish to pursue a research degree or a PHD from UCL and wish for more information, can look at this link. There are also funded Phd and research opportunities in all areas offered by the college.

    Diploma Programs

    UCL offers a variety of diplomas in Archaeology and dental studies. Visit relevant pages from the following links to check the available list of diploma programs.

    Visit Eastman Dental Centre's Diploma Page

    Visit Archeology Department's Diploma Page

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    How to Apply for Admission

    Once you have made your mind and decided the course you wish to study at UCL, then you can apply online for an admission. Visit this link and go through all of the information pages and checklists. Once you are done with it, click on "Make an Application" tab and the rest of the procedure is easy. The website will then guide you throughout the application process.

    In case you are unable to apply for admission, please use the following details to contact the admission department of the univesity.

    EMAIL: admissions@ucl.ac.uk
    Contact: +44 20 7679 7742/7381
    FAX : +44 20 7691 3112

    University College London also accepts credit transfers from reputable universities. The success of the credit transfer application depends on the course you are going to take, and the relevancy of the courses you studied in your previous institution.

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    Fees, Finance and Funding

    The fee structure of UCL depends on the type and field of study you wish to pursue. The fees is relevantly high for international students as compared to the local students. The complete fee structure for the undergraduate courses offered by the university can be seen if you click here. To check the fee structure for the graduate study, please visit this link.

    Scholarships and Funding

    UCL offers an extensive range of scholarships and funding opportunities for prospective students. Some scholarships are intended only for home students, and some of these funding opportunities are available for the international students. Currently UCL offers many types of grants and bursaries, scholarships, loans and other funding options. To check the complete list of funding and scholarship options and eligibility, please click here.

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    Facilities at UCL

    UCL is a world renowned institution and maintains high standards in academics, as well as in case of provision of facilities to the students. Current facilities include gymnasium, library services, hostels and accommodation, events services, cafes, book shops, library services, career services and airport pick up service for international students.

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    UCL Campuses

    Currently UCL has 3 campuses operating in three different areas of London. The main campus of the university lies in central London in Bloomsbury. Other two campuses include UCL Archway Campus of the Royal Free & University College Medical School and UCL Hampstead Campus of the Royal Free & University College Medical School.

    UCL Bloomsbury Campus

    Location: Gower St, Camden Town, Greater London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom View Map

    Contact: +44 20 7679 2000 

    UCL Archway Campus of the Royal Free & University College Medical School

    Location: Highgate Hill, London, N19 5LW, United Kingdom. View Map

    Contact: +44 20 7288 5966

    UCL Hampstead Campus of the Royal Free & University College Medical School

    The school is located inside Royal Free Hospital, hence the location provided is the location of the hospital.

    Location: Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, United Kingdom. View Map

    Contact: +44 20 7794 0500

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    UCL Contact Details

    UCL can be contacted directly by visiting their campuses, or you can call the relevant department or send them an email for any query.

    UCL Postal Address

    University College London
    136 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 6BT
    Contact: +44 20 7679 2000

    Visit UCL Website

    UCL Study Information Centre

    Email:     study@ucl.ac.uk
    Contact: +44 20 7679 3000
    Fax: +44 20 7679 3001

    UCL Admission Office

    EMAIL: admissions@ucl.ac.uk
    Contact: +44 20 7679 7742/7381
    FAX: +44 20 7691 3112

    UCL International Office

    Contact: +44 20 7679 7765

    Fax: +44 20 7679 3001

    UCL Residence Office

    Email: residences@ucl.ac.uk
    Contact: +44 20 7679 6322
    Fax:          +44 20 7383 0407

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    How to get to the University

    By Tube

    The nearest tube station which is located about 0.2 miles away is Goodge Street. On leaving the station, head northwest on Tottenham Court road towards Tottenham Street. After about 150 feet turn right onto Torrington Place and keep walking for 0.1 miles, then turn left onto Gower Street. You will be able to locate the university on your right. View Map

    By Bus

    If you wish to get to the university by bus then Torrington Place stop is situated in fornt of the university and it serves bus numbers 10, 14, 24, 29, 73, 134, N5, N20 and N29.

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