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Study a liberal-arts inspired programme in the heart of London

Consider the following questions:

  • Are you passionate about studying a humanities or social sciences subject?
  • Would you like to study right in the heart of London?
  • Do you prefer small class sizes to big lecture theatres?
  • Would you like to be known by your name rather than be a number?

If your answer is Yes to all of the above, then New College of the Humanities in London is the right choice for you.

Who we are

New College of the Humanities (NCH) is a prestigious academic institution in the centre of London. We offer a unique liberal arts-inspired curriculum with highly personalised teaching. We are situated in Bloomsbury, London’s cultural and academic quarter, just steps away from the British Museum and a few minutes’ walk from Oxford Street, Covent Garden, West End theatres and an array of galleries and museums.

Our curriculum

At undergraduate level you can choose a major and a complementary minor subject from the following subject areas: Art History, Creative Writing, Economics, English Literature, Law, History, Philosophy, Politics & International Relations as well as PPE and PPH. In addition to this you’ll also take the NCH diploma which consists of core courses in applied ethics, critical reasoning, science literacy and LAUNCH, our unique professional development programme. LAUNCH is designed to provide you with an understanding of areas such as marketing, teamwork or entrepreneurship; skills that will enable you to stand out in a competitive graduate recruitment market. The diploma is awarded in addition to your degree and really sets you apart from your peers.

At postgraduate level you have the choice of four different Masters in the following subject areas: Economics, History, Philosophy and Politics.

Our style of teaching

You are taught through small group seminars including one-to-one tutorials by a teaching faculty of inspiring and experienced academics with a passion for education and research. Our world-class visiting Professoriate consist of leading academics in their fields such as Professor Richard Dawkins, Professor Steven Pinker or Sir Trevor Nunn. This gives you access to some of the world’s greatest thinkers.

International students

NCH is a truly international and cosmopolitan community of students. Around 40% of our students come from outside the UK, representing more than 40 countries. We offer you the best of both worlds; you are part of a small, nurturing collegiate institution but are also right in the heart of London allowing you to experience everything London has got to offer.

Queen Mary University of London Summer School 2018

Come and study with us in one of the world’s most exciting cities, for the experience of a lifetime! Apply now! Summer time is the best time of year to explore London. Studying at Queen Mary University of London, you will have the opportunity to experience one of the greatest cities in the world. London […]

Warwick Summer School in London

Apply now to join our Warwick Summer School community of international students for an inspirational and unforgettable summer, recommended by 100% of previous Warwick summer school students. Our Summer School courses are three weeks long and aimed at current undergraduates, postgraduates or graduates. Courses are offered in a range of disciplines and include introductory level […]

Spending your Christmas holidays in London

Many international students spend the Christmas holidays in London. And after a busy start to the term with lectures and assignments, it is often the first real opportunity students have to explore the city at length. There are beautiful Christmas lights throughout the city and numerous events and seasonal activities are available to encourage Londoners […]

Student interns support the Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition

International students are among a group of interns promoting the Mayor of London’s 2018 Entrepreneur competition at their universities. The competition, which has been running for six years, asks students and recent graduates from London’s universities to put forward ideas that could make London a better place to live and work. The winners receive £20,000 […]

Tranquil London: Explore London’s beautiful parks

Whether you are planning a picnic in the park, need a long walk to unwind from your studies, or  are looking for a quiet spot to write your next essay, London has many beautiful parks for you to choose from. And you might be surprised by the range of flora and wildlife in and around […]

Discover London: Top 10 things to do in London

You might have chosen to study in London because your university and course are excellent, the work opportunities will aid your career development and you want to live in a multi-cultural city. But let’s not forget, London is an amazing city with many sights, attractions and events not to be missed. So, drop off your […]

Student life at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

We’ve teamed up with Loughborough University London to find out the best deals for students on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, London. Take a look at the hand-picked student discounts not to miss. One for the thrill seekers Since it’s opening in June 2016, The ArcelorMittal Orbit slide has welcomed tens of thousands […]

Discover London: The British Library

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s greatest research libraries, situated between Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston stations, and close to a number of universities located in central London. The Library’s collection has developed over 250 years and exceeds 150 million separate items representing every […]

What not to miss as a new student in London

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Stephanie Limuaco, Senior International Officer at King’s College London, shares her top tips for getting to know the centre of London. Have you arrived in London and are ready to have the best time of your life? We’re ready to welcome you to London with open arms, and universities like King’s College London make it possible […]

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