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We've been helping students find the right postgraduate course for over a decade.
Attracting the brightest minds from all over the world to create a community that is diverse, vibrant and multinational. SOAS University of London is a unique institution specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East across a broad set of subject disciplines within the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Our vision is of an interconnected world where SOAS plays an important role in addressing the challenges facing the world by:
As a student, you will engage in research that has a tangible effect on the real world by interacting with scholars at the forefront of their respective fields. Our postgraduate programmes will provide you with a deep understanding of global issues, distinctive in regional focus and relevant today.
Over the course of your study, you will have the opportunity to look at your subject(s) from multiple perspectives, to have your ideas challenged in debate with fellow students and tutors, and overturn any unexamined assumptions.
A student favourite, the SOAS Library is one of the world's most important academic libraries for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East and one of only five National Research Libraries in the UK.
SOAS has over 20 years’ experience delivering distance learning programmes. Equal in standard to those taught on campus, our online and distance learning degrees offer you the flexibility to fit your studies around your professional and personal commitments, while simultaneously allowing you to build up a global network of professional contacts.
SOAS offers a diverse range of scholarships to help students finance their postgraduate studies, including:
Join us at one of our postgraduate open events to discover what makes studying at SOAS so special.
SOAS has a proud history of welcoming students from all around the world and is one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse places to study on the planet.
Check out our current list of overseas events to discover if one is happening close to you.
Hear and ask questions about the postgraduate process by joining one of our popular webinars.