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  Traditions of Yoga and Meditation - MA


SOAS University of London    School of History, Religions and Philosophies

Full time & Part time See Course MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Theology & Religious Studies (34)

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Immerse yourself in the rich history and practices of yoga and meditation with the MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation at SOAS. Delve into the origins and evolution of these ancient traditions in India and Tibet through a comprehensive curriculum that includes the core module "Yoga and Meditation: Perspectives, Context and Methodologies". This postgraduate degree is ideal for experienced practitioners looking to deepen their understanding, psychology professionals seeking to integrate meditation into their clinical work, and individuals aspiring to pursue further research or a career in higher education. At SOAS, you'll benefit from a top-ranking institution renowned for its research excellence and global academic community. The programme offers advanced knowledge and research skills, covering topics such as physiological dynamics, doctrinal foundations, and regional contexts of yoga and meditation. With a flexible entry requirement of a 2:2 degree or equivalent, supported by a strong application, this MA programme opens doors to a world of opportunities in academia, research, and professional practice. Embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and academic growth with the MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation at SOAS.

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The MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation 

degree explores the origins and historical development of yoga and meditation in India and Tibet from ancient times to the modern world.

Core module Yoga and Meditation: Perspectives, Context and Methodologies is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the fascinating thematic components and cross-regional perspectives.

The Traditions of Yoga and Meditation postgraduate degree is attractive to students who:

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Entry Requirements

We will consider all applications with 2:2 (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application such as supporting statement. References are optional, but can help build a stronger application if you fall below the 2:2 requirement or have non-traditional qualifications.




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