How does a degree in the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East help with my career?
A degree in Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East from SOAS equips students with 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 including 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.
Who do graduates work for?
SOAS Near and Middle East graduates have gone on to employment in a range of professional roles in both business and public sectors, such as national governments in many parts of the world, international organisations, and development agencies, educational and cultural establishments, non-governmental organisations, and academia, various United Nations organisations, publishing and media organisations.
Destination of 2015 graduates (Undergraduates)
All undergraduate students are contacted 6 months after graduation (so for undergraduate students this is in January) to find out what they were doing - working, studying or something else, such as travelling. We find out this data in the summer, so here is the latest information from the 45 known destinations of the 2015 UK, EU and International graduates of single and joint honours studies within the department.
|Akademiker Sorburndet SSR||Financial Conduct Authority|
|Cara / Institute for Strategic Dialogue||Humanitarian Research Service|
|Cordoba Foundation||International Society for Water Solutions|
|Deloitte||Metropolitan Police Service|
|Associate Auditor||International Account Manager|
|Community Advocate||Interpreter and Translator|
|Fellowship and Extreme Dialogue Intern||Researcher|
|Graduate Development Programme Participant||Trainee Broker|
Destinations of 2015 graduates (postgraduates)
All postgraduate students are contacted 6 months after graduation (so for postgraduate students this is in April) to find out what they were doing - working, studying or something else, such as travelling. This data is added to the Undergraduate survey the following January and we receive the data in the summer (i.e. approximately 18 months after graduation). Here is the latest information from the 52 known destinations of the 2014 UK, EU and International Postgraduate and research degrees within the department.
|The American University in Cairo||Master Technosoft|
|Association of Commonwealth Universities||MEED.com|
|Eskişehir Osmangazi Üniversitesi||UNHCR (United Nations High Comissioner for Refugees)|
|Foreign Office||United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration|
|Korea Energy Economic Institute||Cambridge Muslim College|
|Civil Servant||Public Information Intern|
|Freelance Textbook Designer||Freelance Textbook Designer|
|Human Resources (HR) Manager||Scholarships Assistant|
|Koran Teacher||Research Fellow|
What do Graduates do?
Job Profiles and Careers Information
- Occupational profiles for 600 career areas on Prospects
- Postgraduate study information and database on Prospects
- Country profiles: Israel, Pakistan, Turkey and United Arab Emirates
- For more information about careers, visit Careers Tagged
- Directory of Development Organisations
- Arab-British Chamber of Commerce
- The Emirates Network
- Bahrain Chamber of Commerce
- British Business Forum Oman
- Saudi Arabia Information Centre
- World Education Service
- Department for International Development
- Middle East Careers
- British Iranian Chamber of Commerce
- Job search in Israel
- Jobs in Dubai
- Jobs in Eqypt
- Arab Recruit
- Gulf Jobs
- Times Jobs & Careers in the Gulf
- Trusted Company Jobs