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Department of the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia

Graduate Destinations

How does a degree in the Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia help with my career?

A postgraduate degree in Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia from SOAS provides essential skills such as competency in language skills and intercultural awareness and understanding. Graduates leave SOAS with linguistic and cultural expertise, along with a portfolio of widely transferable skills which employers seek in many professional and management careers in both business and public sectors. These include written and oral communication skills; attention to detail; analytical and problem solving skills; and the ability to research, amass and order information from a variety of sources.

Former Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia students have gone on to employment in a range of professional roles in business and public sectors, as well as continuing in the field of research either at SOAS or other institutions

Destinations of recent graduates from this department immediately after graduation include: 

Job titleEmployer
Media Analyst
Trainee Curator
Chinese Tutor
Translator
business manager
Administrative Assistant
Intern - Charity
TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Teacher
Lecturer
Apprentice Accountant
Translator
Executive Manager
Journalist
Unspecified Marketing Company
The British Museum
Self Employed
Self-Employed Translator
HSBC
ETS
Save the Children
Embassy CES
Central University for Nationalities
Idroperdece
Nanmeebook Publishing, Thailand
Central Expression Cinema (CEC)
Singapore Press Holdings

DLHE Statistics

The chart above shows that SOAS Languages and Cultures of China and Inner Asia graduates are very employable. Graduate Destination Surveys from 2013 show that majority of graduates who could be surveyed are either in work, further study, work and study or volunteering.

 Destinations Chart: China & Inner Asia - UG & PG - 2012/13

Further information about DLHE is available on the Careers Service website.

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