- Variety of Taught and Research Programmes
There are over 500 taught postgraduate courses (MA, MSc, MRes) to choose from at UCL, as well as nearly 150 research programmes (MPhil, PhD, Doctorate). The UCL Institute of Education, the best university for education in the world, also offers PGCE Primary and Secondary programmes for teacher training
UCL was ranked the best university in the UK for Research Strength following the last Research Excellence Framework in 2014. As a research-intensive university, University College London is renowned for the relevance of an interdisciplinary approach to applied solutions to real-world problems.
Highlights from the REF 2014 included:
The greatest amount of 4* (“world-leading”) research covering medicine and biological sciences
The largest amount of academic research activity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
The strongest research power and share of 4* research covering social sciences
Economics, Psychology & Language Sciences, Neuroscience, Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, Institute of Education, Chemistry and Computer Science amongst the university’s top research performers