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Department of Economics

Student Profiles

Some of the things our students and alumni have said about us:

Benita Ngere

BA Politics and Economics

Benita Ngere

SOAS is a World class organisation, with not only state of art teaching facilities but also a wide ranging mix of students, ranging from various parts of the globe

Nicholas Day

BA Thai and Economics

Nicholas Day

SOAS is unlike most other places in the UK. It definitely has a unique feeling to it, being a relatively small university, and has a much friendlier atmosphere than larger more impersonal universities


Anita Nwachukwu

MSc Political Economy of Development

Anita Nwachukwu

SOAS is an amazing place, it has the most interesting lectures and events pertaining to a whole range of relevant issues.

Damian Burns

MSc Political Economy of Development

Damian Burns

SOAS is a place where people find a home, and that is why so many, like myself, always seem to return; be it to study, protest, debate, or even just have a cup of tea.


Samra Hasan

BSc Economics

Samra Hasan

SOAS is just the perfect place for people who want to fly high and dream big.

Yousef Mahmoud

BSc Economics

Yousef Mahmoud

I am considering postgraduate education within my specialised field and I am hoping to do it in SOAS, not only because I’m getting a world class education, but because I’m addicted!


Mirza Saad Anjum

BSc (Hons) Economics

Mirza Saad Anjum

SOAS is one of the most happening and interesting places one can ever come across.

Bashir Ali

BSc Economics

Bashir Ali

One of the aspects that I’ve enjoyed most about my time here is the diversity of all the societies, which cater to all the different interests at SOAS.


Hanna Szymborska

BSc Economics

Hanna Szymborska

What makes SOAS stand out among all the other universities in the UK (and possibly in the whole world) is its unique set of people.

Nunons Tagoe-Borllons

BSc Economics and Law

Nunons Tagoe-Borllons

There are so many subjects at SOAS! This means you are likely to find something that will keep you interested for the next few years.


Marietta Georgia Angeli

BA Economics and Politics

Marietta Georgia Angeli: BA Economics and Politics

SOAS has a unique focus on Asia and Africa and enables you to study with people who are so different to you but share your interests

Mariam Iqbal

BA Economics and Politics

Mariam Iqbal

If I were to summarise SOAS in one sentence it would be that it is a great place to prepare me for the future.


Tamara Bah, American University, Washington
Tamara Bah

Living in London was the best experience of my life thus far. Kings cross was a great location to live in.