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Postgraduate Studies at SOAS

As a unique institution specialising in the study of Asia and Africa, SOAS is a vibrant and exciting place to undertake postgraduate study.

There are many reasons for choosing to study at SOAS.

  • The School's rankings in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008) puts us among the top research institutions in the country; 11 SOAS departments had 60% or more of their work ranked at either the highest grade of 4* (world-leading quality) or 3* (internationally excellent).  
  • The School's library, with over 1.5 million items, is the national resource for the study of Asia and Africa. 
  • Over 300 members of academic staff who are at the forefront of their fields.
  • Over 2700 postgraduate students from more than 160 countries.