UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Dean Professor Henry Woudhuysen[1]
Admin. 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 UCL Faculty of Arts and Humanities is one of the 10 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:

  • UCL Department of Arts and Sciences
  • UCL Department of English Language and Literature
  • UCL Department of European Social and Political Sciences
  • UCL Department of Greek & Latin
  • UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies
  • UCL Department of Information Studies
  • UCL Department of Philosophy
  • UCL Slade School of Fine Art

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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