University College London was the third institution established in England after the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. It is a public University that was founded in the year 1826. This is the college where the father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi completed his education.

The University College London is known as London’s global university as it is the oldest and largest college at the University of London. There are over 40,000 students enrolled at the University College London, and 53% of them are international students. The college is currently ranked at N0. 8 in QS world university rankings.

In the article below, we are going to see the standing of the university according to different rankings, requirements to apply at the university,  Fees for popular courses at the university, and how to apply at the university.

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University College London World Ranking


Name of the Ranking

Ranked by


QS World Ranking

QS Top Universities 


World University Rankings

Times Higher education


Best Global Universities

US News


Academic Ranking of World Universities

Shanghai Jiao Tong University


Best Global Universities In Europe

US News


Requirements to apply at the University College London

The requirements differ according to the course that you are applying for, still, there are some general requirements which are listed below:

  • English language proficiency test:- Students need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language by clearing a language proficiency test. TOEFL and IELTS both are accepted and the clearance scores will depend on the course that you are selecting.
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  • Academic Technology Approval Scheme(ATAS):- Students applying for a 4 years integrated master's program(MSci) in the field of Biochemical engineering, Chemical engineering, Physics, or Mechanical engineering will need to apply for ATAS. When you will receive a letter from the UCL, you will be informed if you will need ATAS or not.
  • Tuition fees: The tuition fees for each program are listed on the official website of the University College London, do check before applying.

UCL Courses Fee

The University College London offers as many as 400 courses to students, among which we are listing the top 10 and most popular courses at the university.


   Course Name

Course Duration 

Estimated Fee per annum


BA in ancient languages

3 years

25.65 lacs


BSc anthropology

3 years

25.65 lacs


MSc Applied infectious disease epidemiology

12 months

25.65 lacs


MSci Architecture

5 years

25.65  lacs


BA Classics

3 years

23.14 lacs


BSc computer science

3 years

33.85 lacs


BSc biological science

3 years

28.35 lacs


MSci Biomedical science

4 years

28.35 lacs


M Pharmacy

4 years

25.65 lacs


BSc medicine MBBS

6 years

36.64 lacs


How to apply to the University College London

Follow the below-given steps to apply at the University College London,

  • Before starting the application process, decide which program you would like to pursue at the university. You can also choose the best program from the list that we have mentioned above.
  • Check the entry requirement of the college. General entry requirements are given in this particular blog, but when you have decided on a course, check the requirements according to that particular course by going to the official website of the University College London.
  • International students need to complete Undergraduate preparatory services(UPCs), which are for one year. This is a must certificate course to gain entry into undergraduate degree admission.
  • You can also decide when you want to enter the college, as the college gives options to students regarding the joining time to the university.
  • Learn about the fees for the course you are applying for and also the options for the payment of fees.
  • Fill out the UCAS application form and submit it, once you have reviewed all your details. Also, keep in mind that for part-time courses you can directly apply to UCL.

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