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  • Can you please send me a postgraduate prospectus?

    The prospectus is available online.

    To request a hard copy of the prospectus please complete the request form 

  • Can I work whilst studying at SOAS?

    For information about the type of work that may be available, please see the Careers Service.

    Non-EEA student on a tier-4 student visa will only be permitted to work up to 20 hours per week. Please note that because of the intensive nature of Masters programmes, it may not be possible to balance work and studying.

  • How can I arrange to visit SOAS?

    During the year the Student Recruitment Office holds a number of Postgraduate Open Events. These are aimed at anyone interested in studying at SOAS and provide visitors with the chance to:

    • Speak to academic members of staff to gain information and advice on our courses
    • Meet current students
    • Tour the campus and view our facilities – Every Wednesday afternoon
    • Visit the halls of residence

    All of the open events are to be held at the Brunei Gallery, which is part of the Russell Square campus.

    For further information please consult the Postgraduate Open Days pages.

    To register to attend a postgraduate open evening please book online

  • Could you please let me know when I will receive my SOAS six-digit number?
    The SOAS six-digit number can only be generated once you have received and accepted an unconditional offer. We will email SOAS six-digit numbers to offer holders in August.