Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University College London

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UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Dean Professor Henry Woudhuysen[1]
Administrative staff
180[2]
(Academic and research staff (as at October 2009))
Students 2,034[2]
(Undergraduate (2008/09))
826[2]
(Graduate (2008/09))
Location London, United Kingdom
Website UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (popularly known as UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities) is one of the 11 constituent faculties of University College London (UCL).[3]

The current Executive Dean is Professor Henry Woudhuysen, who was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2010.[1]

History[edit]

In October 2013 it was announced that the Translation Studies Unit of Imperial College London would move to UCL, becoming part of the UCL School of European Languages, Society and Culture.[4]

Departments[edit]

The Faculty currently comprises the following departments:[5]

UCL School of European Languages, Society and Culture (SELCS), which constitutes:

  • UCL Department of Dutch
  • UCL Department of French
  • UCL Department of German
  • UCL Department of Italian
  • UCL Department of Scandinavian Studies
  • UCL Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies

In addition the Faculty comprises:

Research[edit]

The Faculty is currently home to or closely involved with the following research centres and institutes:[6][7][8]

BASc Arts and Sciences programme[edit]

UCL began intake in 2012 of a new interdisciplinary, undergraduate degree called Arts and Sciences. It is part of the UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities. The degree offers a bespoke programme incorporating both arts and sciences specialisms with students graduating with a Bachelors in Arts and Sciences (abbreviated as BASc).[9] The programme offers material from almost all UCL departments, including new modules specifically designed for the course by leading UCL academics.[10]

Rankings[edit]

In the 2013 QS World University Rankings, UCL is ranked 8th in the world (and 3rd in Europe) for Arts and Humanities.[11] In the 2014 QS World University Rankings by Subject, UCL is ranked 15th in the world (and 4th in Europe) for English Language and Literature,[12] 8th in the world (and 3rd in Europe) for Modern Languages[13] and joint 51st-100th in the world (and joint 16th in Europe) for Philosophy.[14]

In the 2012/13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, UCL is ranked 10th in the world (and 3rd in Europe) for Arts and Humanities.[15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Faculty of Arts and Humanities Officers and Staff 2009/10". UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "UCL Review 2009". University College London. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Academic Units of UCL". University College London. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Imperial translation unit moves to UCL". Times Higher Education. 2 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Academic Departments by Faculty". University College London. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  6. ^ "The Faculty's Research Centres". UCL Department of Information Studies. Retrieved 12 September 2010. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Research at UCL Department of Information Studies". UCL Department of Information Studies. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  8. ^ "About Us". UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  9. ^ "Prospective Students". Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "UCL launches innovative new Arts and Sciences undergraduate degree". Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "QS World University Rankings by Faculty 2013 - Arts and Humanities". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 - English Language and Literature". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  13. ^ "QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 - Modern Languages". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  14. ^ "QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 - Philosophy". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  15. ^ "Top 50 Arts and Humanities universities 2012-13". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 

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