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Historical Research Methods and Intensive Language - MA


SOAS University of London School of History, Religions and Philosophies

Full time & Part time September MA 2 years full time, 4 years part time

About the course

Students must complete 255 credits of taught modules in addition to the compulsory dissertation (60 credits).

The programme is tailored for students who wish to proceed to further research on the doctoral level on a topic related to the history of the Near and Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, East Asia and Africa, but it also makes sense as a stand-alone programme for those who wish to explore a specific topic or question within a shorter period of time.

The two-year intensive language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with a country in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive language course would enable them to reach a near proficient knowledge of the language.

Career opportunities include:

  • Further historical research (PhD)
  • Research positions in

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Entry Requirements

Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent); relevant background in the region of specialism


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