University College London
Human Sciences BSc (Hons)
University College London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

UCL is one of the few universities in the UK to offer a Human Sciences programme. This interdisciplinary degree draws on teaching from a range of departments, and offers enormous flexibility and opportunity for you to develop your own areas of interest and specialisation in the study of humankind.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 18 graduates of Human Sciences BSc (Hons) at University College London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Health Sciences.

Overall student satisfaction
96 /100
18 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates of Human Sciences BSc (Hons) at University College London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Human Sciences BSc (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27500 £25000 £36000
25-75 percentile range £24000 - £32000 £20500 - £29500 £27500 - £44000

Salary of all UK Graduates of Health Sciences

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22174 £21310 £24464
25-75 percentile range £18103 - £25534 £15875 - £27300 £18467 - £31789

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Human Sciences, BSc (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Human Sciences BSc (Hons) at University College London

20% Finance Professionals
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Media Professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Natural and social science professionals
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Science subject required, preferably Biology. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

AAA at Advanced Highers (or AA at Advanced Higher and AAA at Higher), including a science subject (preferably Biology) at Advanced Higher.

A total of 18 points in three higher level subjects including science (preferably Biology) at grade 6, with no score below 5. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

Successful completion of the WBQ Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus 2 GCE A-Levels at grades AAA, including a science subject (preferably Biology).

Including a science subject (preferably Biology).

GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade B or 6.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • UPSCE
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Tuition Fees Human Sciences BSc (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £28500 year 1
International £28500 year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit or dedicated webpage for more details: The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2021/22 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2022/23 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK fees in line with the government policy including on and annual basis for each year of study during a programme. Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, so the published fees will be charged to 2021/22 entrants for each year of study on the programme.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University College London in top UK and global rankings.

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About University College London

University College London, otherwise known as UCL, is a government funded research university based in metropolitan London, England. It’s a university that puts emphasis on investigative research and the teaching of critical thinking skills for its alumni. The university has its main campus in the Bloomsbury area of the populous London Borough of Camden, in Central London, where students can enjoy its large parks and open spaces in their free time.

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