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SOAS Language Centre

SOAS Language Centre Fee Structure 2014/15

Regular Short Courses

Introduction/Beginner20 Hours£299.00
Intermediate (Lower to Upper)20 Hours£345.00
Advanced/Proficiency20 Hours£385.00


Chinese Courses have a different fee structure.

Chinese Introduction20 Hours£299.00
Chinese Beginner30 Hours£445.00
Chinese Intermediate (Lower to Upper)24 Hours£415.00
Chinese Advanced/Proficiency24 Hours£460.00

Accelerated Short Courses

Accelerated Stage 140 Hours£599.00
Accelerated Stage 240 Hours£690.00



Alumni Status:
  • Alumni status is conferred on those who have
    - completed a full degree course (UG or PG) at SOAS.
    - completed an accredited Certificate/Diploma programme at the Language Centre
  • We do not accept alumni status in any other circumstances.
Claiming a discount:
  • Please complete a paper application with the recalculated amount on the form.
  • If you apply online, you will need to request the discounted amount as a refund by providing your valid student/staff ID in person to the Language Centre Course Officer.
  • Discounts must be claimed at the time of enrolment.
Terms and Conditions:
  • These discounts apply to Short Courses only and not Tailored Tuition or Accredited Programmes. For the Accredited Programmes discounts, please visit the relevant page.
  • You must show your student card to one of our administrators who will take a photocopy for our records.
  • The Language Centre does not offer concessionary discounts for those on government benefits.
SOAS Staff/Students (full-time only)25%
SOAS Alumni (UG/PG Degrees)10%
University of London Staff/Students10%