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International Students

Information for Prospective Students from Sweden

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Welcome to the country page for Sweden. This page contains specific information for students from Sweden.  

Contact

Dan Rolfe, responsible for supporting students from Sweden, would be very happy to answer any questions you may have about applying to and studying at SOAS.

Email: d.rolfe@soas.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4035
Skype: live:d.rolfe

Minimum Entry Requirements

The below are guidelines only and do not guarantee entry. Each application will be judged on its own merits.

Undergraduate

SOAS welcomes applications from holders of the Fullstandigt Slutbetyg for direct entry to undergraduate programmes. Entry requirements vary between departments.

  • A typical Fullstandigt Slutbetyg requirement for a course with a AAA/AAB A level entry requirement is MVG overall.
  • A typical Fullstandigt Slutbetyg requirement for a course with a BBB/BBC/BCC A level entry requirement is VG overall.

International Baccalaureate 
For International Baccalaureate (IB) applicants we require between 32 and 38 points depending on the programme applied for. 
For full details please refer to the IB Entry Requirements page.

How to apply 

Postgraduate 

SOAS welcomes applications from holders of the Bachelors degree with the candidate having achieved at least one ‘Very Good’ mark.

In addition to the above minimum entrance requirements, you should also refer to the individual programme entries in the postgraduate prospectus or on our postgraduate admissions pages, which may have additional requirements.

How to apply

English Language Requirements

To ensure that you can fully benefit from your studies at SOAS, you will need to demonstrate that you meet our minimum English Language entry requirements.

Scholarships

SOAS offers a range of scholarships, bursaries and awards to support students. A number of scholarships are also provided by the University of London, the British Government and other external organisations. 

UK/EU Funding

EU students who are eligible for UK/EU fees can also apply for a loan from Student Finance. The loan covers your tuition fees, is paid direct to SOAS and does not need to be paid back until after you complete your studies.

Alumni

SOAS has alumni all over the world, if you would like to contact an alum to ask any questions then please visit the SOAS alumni website.

Useful Links

  • British Council in Sweden
  • British Embassy in Sweden
  • UCAS - the Universities and Colleges Admission Service is the central organisation through which undergraduate applications are processed for entry to Higher Education.
  • UKCISA - UK Council for International Student Affairs and provides useful advice and information for international students studying in the UK.