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SOAS University of London

SOAS University of London

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MSc Politics of the Middle East

MSc Politics of the Middle East

Overview SOAS has been the leading institution for the study of the Middle East for decades, and the Department of Politics is world-renowned for its scholars’ combination of regional and disciplinary expertise. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 4,710 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • Methodology in the Social Sciences (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Politics and International Studies (60 Credits)
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Certificate in Politics and International Studies

Certificate in Politics and International Studies

This one-year course provides a substantive and comprehensive introduction to the politics of Africa, Asia and the Middle East. It is designed for two types of students: Those keen to pursue a Masters...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,250 per year (UK)
  • Introduction to International Relations (30 Credits) - Core
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics (30 Credits) - Core
  • Introduction to Political Analysis (30 Credits) - Core
  • Introduction to Political Economy (30 Credits)
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MA/PGDip International Studies and Diplomacy

MA/PGDip International Studies and Diplomacy

Who is this programme for?: The MA/PGDip International Studies and Diplomacy (ISD) programme is designed for those engaged in, or planning to embark upon, a professional career requiring international...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 17,000 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree: 5,610 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 8,500 per year (UK)
  • General Diplomatic Studies (15 Credits)
  • Diplomatic Practice (15 Credits)
  • Dissertation MA International Studies and Diplomacy (60 Credits)
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MSc International Politics

MSc International Politics

Overview The MSc International Politics explores key issues and debates in world politics from a variety of perspectives. We cover important questions such as: Why do wars happen? Is global peace possible?...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 4,710 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • Methodology in the Social Sciences (15 Credits) - Core
  • International Theory (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Political Studies (60 Credits)
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MSc Development Studies

MSc Development Studies

Overview Development Studies is a dynamic field concerned with processes of change in the South - social and economic, political and cultural - and the major policy challenges they present to efforts...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • Political Economy of Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Development Studies (30 Credits) - Core
  • Feminist Political Economy and Global Development (15 Credits) - Core
  • Gender and Development (15 Credits) - Core
  • Theory, Policy and Practice of Development (30 Credits) - Core
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MA Religion in Global Politics

MA Religion in Global Politics

The MA Religion in Global Politics is designed to appeal to policy-makers, analysts, journalists and researchers in either international, national or regional institutions and organisations engaged in...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,980 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,990 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree: 3,955 per year (UK)
  • Religion in Global Politics: Theories and Themes (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Religion in Global Politics (60 Credits) - Core
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MSc Research for International Development

MSc Research for International Development

Overview The MSc Research for International Development is a newly established interdisciplinary Taught Masters programme at SOAS, offered jointly by the departments of Economics and Development Studies. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • Fundamentals of research methods for Development Studies (15 Credits) - Core
  • Political Economy of Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Research Methods for International Development (60 Credits) - Core
  • Statistical Research Techniques in International Development (15 Credits) - Core
  • Theory, policy and practice of development (30 Credits) - Core
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MSc Political Thought

MSc Political Thought

Overview The MSc in Political Thought builds on SOAS’s wealth of regional expertise to offer a new approach to the study of political thought. It promotes the study of political theory as it is tightly...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree: 4,710 per year (UK)
  • Approaches to Comparative Political Thought (15 Credits) - Core
  • Political Theory, Race and Empire (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Politics and International Studies (60 Credits)
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MSc Environment, Politics and Development

MSc Environment, Politics and Development

Overview This programme takes a critical political ecology frame and examines environmental policy and its intersections with development from a social justice angle. It is taught and convened by leading...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 4,710 per year (UK)
  • Theory, Policy and Practice of Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Political Economy of Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Law and Natural Resources (30 Credits) - Core
  • Political Economy of Violence, Conflict and Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Political Ecology of Development (30 Credits) - Core
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MSc Labour, Activism and Development

MSc Labour, Activism and Development

Overview Students are encouraged to examine critically the relationship between labour, capitalism, development and poverty. We investigate labour in the contemporary social and economic development...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • Labour, Activism and Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • L-A-D Placement (15 Credits) - Core
  • Global Commodity Chains, Production Networks and Informal Work (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Development Studies (60 Credits)
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MSc Development Studies (with reference to South Asia)

MSc Development Studies (with reference to South Asia)

Overview MSc Development Studies programme but can decide to follow the Contemporary India Pathway upon arrival by choosing the combination of modules required for this pathway (see Structure tab). ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 4,710 per year (UK)
  • Theory, policy and practice of development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Political Economy of Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Contemporary India: development challenges and perspectives (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Development Studies (60 Credits)
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PhD Degree: Politics and International Studies

PhD Degree: Politics and International Studies

The Department of Politics and International Studies accepts students for research work leading to a PhD. The primary aim of the PhD programme is to train students to design, research and write a successful...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

MPhil in International Development

MPhil in International Development

Overview Students may follow the PhD pathway in International Development by being based at either SOAS, LSHTM or IoE. All PhD students on the International Development pathway will attend an advanced...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

PhD in International Development

PhD in International Development

Overview Students may follow the PhD pathway in International Development by being based at either SOAS, LSHTM or IoE. All PhD students on the International Development pathway will attend an advanced...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

MA Global Diplomacy (Online Learning)

MA Global Diplomacy (Online Learning)

Programme description Learn about the key concepts of diplomacy and the institutional development of diplomatic relations. You will also gain in-depth knowledge of negotiations processes through the...Read more
  • 2 years Online degree: 12,000 overall cost (UK)

MSc Politics of Africa

MSc Politics of Africa

Overview SOAS is one of the few universities in the world to offer a Masters degree in the politics of Africa. There are many ‘African Studies’ degrees, but politics typically makes up only a part of their programmes. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree: 4,710 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • The Politics of Africa (30 Credits) - Core
  • Methodology in the Social Sciences (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Politics and International Studies (60 Credits) - Core
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MA Global Diplomacy: MENA (Online Learning)

MA Global Diplomacy: MENA (Online Learning)

Overview Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on Middle East & North Africa. This programme will give you a theoretically and...Read more
  • 2 years Online degree: 12,000 overall cost (UK)
  • The Art of Negotiation (30 Credits) - Core
  • Economics, Politics and Society in MENA (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
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MA Global Diplomacy: South Asia (Online Learning)

MA Global Diplomacy: South Asia (Online Learning)

Overview Deepen your understanding of international affairs and contemporary diplomatic practice with a regional focus on South Asia & Afghanistan. This programme will give you a theoretically and historically...Read more
  • 2 years Online degree: 12,000 overall cost (UK)
  • Economics, Politics and Society in South Asia (30 Credits) - Core
  • The Art of Negotiation (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
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MSc International Development (Online)

MSc International Development (Online)

Overview The MSc International Development builds on the established global reputation of the Development Studies department as one of the top places in the world to study international development. ...Read more
  • 2 years Online degree: 12,000 overall cost (UK)
  • Dissertation in Development Studies (60 Credits) - Core
  • The Political Economy and Sociology of Development (30 Credits) - Core
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MPhil in Development Studies

MPhil in Development Studies

Overview The Department currently has 52 research students, working on a range of research topics in many parts of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. We are particularly interested in potential...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

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