Princeton Program: University College London
When you apply for admission to study abroad at UCL, you will normally apply to one subject area where you will be expected to take at least 50% of your courses. Thereafter, you can select the remainder of your courses from other disciplines.
Options include Anthropology, Architecture, Archaeology, History of Art, Chemistry, Dutch, Earth Sciences, Economics, English Language and Literature, European Cultural Studies, European Social and Political Studies, Fine Art, French, Geography, German, Greek and Latin (Classics), Hebrew and Jewish Studies, History, Italian, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics and Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Scandinavian Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Slavonic and East European Studies, and Spanish and Latin American Studies.
Special strengths in anthropology, economics, English, science and technology studies, and Slavic and East European Studies
UCL is part of the University of London, a federation of more than 40 colleges and institutes. The third university to be founded in England (after Oxford and Cambridge), UCL was the first to admit students regardless of class, religion, race, or gender. It is one of the largest and most diverse of all British universities. It is regularly listed among the top universities in the world in rankings of institutions of higher education.
UCL has a distinguished history and a strong academic tradition, housing 55 departments organized into eight faculties.
University College London is located in the Bloomsbury district of central London. It is surrounded by other Schools and Institutes belonging to the University of London. It is near the British Museum and British Library and within easy walking distance of the major art galleries, museums, theaters, cinemas, concert halls, opera houses, rock and jazz venues, as well as the main shopping district in the West End.
|Barbican||Royal Opera House|
|British Film Institute||Saison Poetry Library|
|British Library||Shakespeare's Globe|
|British Museum||Southbank Centre|
|National Gallery||Tate Modern|
|Royal Academy of Arts||Victoria and Albert Museum|
"The good news is that whatever you do and wherever you stay, you’ll not be bored for a second: London remains one of the world’s great cities and it’s high time you came to join the party." --The Lonely Planet (Read the rest of what The Lonely Planet has to say about London).