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LLM (Master of Laws)

LLM (Master of Laws)

Overview Our LLM (Master of Laws) programme gives students the opportunity to study at our vibrant School of Law with its unique focus on the legal systems and legal challenges of the Global South generally...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 17,000 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 8,500 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 5,610 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time day degree

MA History

MA History

Overview The programme is designed for students with a keen interest in studying the remote as well as the more recent past of the countries, peoples, and cultures of Africa, Asia and the Middle East. ...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)
  • Debating Pasts, Crafting Histories (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in History (60 Credits)
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MA History of Art and Archaeology

MA History of Art and Archaeology

Introduction This programme is a unique opportunity to study the History of Art and/or Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Students concentrate on architecture, sculpture, painting and the...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,980 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 5,990 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 3,955 per year (UK)

MA Global Media and Communications

MA Global Media and Communications

Overview The MA Global Media and Communication is unique in that it offers a critical appraisal and critique of Western Media and Communication theories and approaches through focusing on the complex...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,980 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time degree: 3,955 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 5,990 per year (UK)
  • Topics in Global Media and Communication (15 Credits) - Core
  • Theoretical Issues in Global Media and Communication (15 Credits) - Core
  • Qualitative Research Methods (15 Credits) - Core
  • New Taiwan Cinema and Beyond (PG) (15 Credits)
  • Dissertation in Media Studies (60 Credits)
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MSc International Finance and Development

MSc International Finance and Development

Who is this programme for?: This progamme replaces the MSc Finance and Development Programme. This programme combines political economy of international finance with development economics. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,270 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 7,135 per year (UK)
  • Advanced Macroeconometrics (15 Credits) - Core
  • International Finance (15 Credits) - Core
  • Econometrics (15 Credits) - Core
  • Macroeconomics (15 Credits) - Core
  • Essay Writing Workshop - Postgraduate Economics- Core
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MA Comparative Literature

MA Comparative Literature

Overview The opportunity to move from the familiar Euro-American literary canons into the fresh but less well known worlds of African and Asian literature is what attracts most students to this popular MA. ...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,980 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 3,955 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 5,990 per year (UK)
  • World Literature (PG) (15 Credits) - Core
  • Comparative Literature: Methodology and Critique (15 Credits) - Core
  • Intersecting Worlds: Race and Gender in the Contemporary Postcolonial Novel (15 Credits) - Core
  • Comparative Literature: A New Era (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Cultural Studies (60 Credits) - Core
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MA African Studies

MA African Studies

Overview The MA in African Studies provides an unrivalled programme of advanced modules on Africa; one of the world’s most fascinating and challenging regions. The opportunity for interdisciplinary study...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,980 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 3,955 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 5,990 per year (UK)

MPhil in Anthropology and Sociology

MPhil in Anthropology and Sociology

Overview In the first year, every MPhil student is appointed a three-person research committee comprising a principal supervisor, a second supervisor and the Research Tutor. MPhil students attend the...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

MPhil in Music

MPhil in Music

Subjects of research Staff and students of the Department of Music pursue research on a wide range of subjects, mainly but not exclusively focused on the music of Asia and Africa. ...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

MA Migration and Diaspora Studies

MA Migration and Diaspora Studies

Our MA in Migration and Diaspora Studies is a broad-based degree for students who want to receive research training in migration and diaspora, as well as humanitarian and refugee Studies, including a...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,980 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 3,955 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 5,990 per year (UK)
  • African and Asian Diasporas in the Contemporary World: Migration, Space, Identities (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Anthropology and Sociology (60 Credits) - Core
  • Ethnographic Research Methods (15 Credits) - Core
  • African and Asian Diasporas in the Contemporary World: Cultures of Resistance and the Dissolution of Boundaries (30 Credits) - Core
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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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MSc Development Economics

MSc Development Economics

Overview The MSc Development Economics is the flagship Master programme offered by the SOAS Economics Department. It combines the two core intellectual traditions nurtured for decades in our unique Department:...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)
  • Macroeconomics (15 Credits) - Core
  • Essay Writing Workshop - Postgraduate Economics- Core
  • Microeconomics (15 Credits) - Core
  • Advanced Macroeconometrics (15 Credits) - Core
  • Econometrics (15 Credits) - Core
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PhD in Law

PhD in Law

Overview The School of Law accepts candidates for research work leading to a PhD. The central feature of PhD work is the close relationship between the doctoral candidate and his or her supervisor, in...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

MA Chinese Studies

MA Chinese Studies

Overview The MA Chinese Studies provides an exceptional opportunity to take advantage of the wide range of disciplinary approaches to the study of Chinese societies available at e main emphasis is on...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,980 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 3,955 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 5,990 per year (UK)
  • Dissertation in Chinese Studies (60 Credits) - Core
  • Connections and Intersections: Core Aspects of East Asian Studies (15 Credits) - Core
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PhD in Anthropology and Sociology

PhD in Anthropology and Sociology

Overview Social anthropology is widely regarded by employers as an excellent training, equipping holders of the degree with a range of employable skills. The value and relevance of the discipline are...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

MPhil in History

MPhil in History

Overview The SOAS History Department is one of the world’s major centres offering supervision for research degrees in African and Asian history. It attracts students and scholarly visitors from all parts of the world. ...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

PhD in Near and Middle Eastern Studies

PhD in Near and Middle Eastern Studies

All students register in year 1 of the programme as MPhil students. The upgrade from MPhil to PhD takes place at the end of the first academic session for full time students (or at the end of the second...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

MPhil in Near and Middle Eastern Studies

MPhil in Near and Middle Eastern Studies

All students register in year 1 of the programme as MPhil students. The upgrade from MPhil to PhD takes place at the end of the first academic session for full time students (or at the end of the second...Read more
  • 2 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 4 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

MA Translation

MA Translation

Overview The MA programme in Translation combines training of practical translation skills and/or cultural mediation with teaching of translation theories and methods. It is unique in terms of the range...Read more
  • 1 year Full time degree: 11,980 per year (UK)
  • 3 years Part time day degree: 3,955 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time day degree: 5,990 per year (UK)
  • Translation Studies and Methodology (15 Credits) - Core
  • Translation Theory (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Linguistics (Translation Theory) (60 Credits)
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PhD in History of Art and/or Archaeology

PhD in History of Art and/or Archaeology

Overview While a research degree should be very rewarding personally, it is also a serious and sometimes intense undertaking. Under the current system, a full-time doctoral student has three years to...Read more
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,670 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,335 per year (UK)

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