Why study at SOAS University of London?
Students are drawn to SOAS by its international reputation for academic excellence, as well as for the opportunity to study in a lively and international environment with like-minded individuals who feel passionately about contemporary world issues.
Undergraduates discover a fascinatingly diverse, lively and close-knit community on SOAS’s central London campus, and friendly fellow students who share an intellectual interest in the international issues in which SOAS specialises.
SOAS is a place for those who want to expand their horizons and develop a deeper understanding of the world; for those who want to re-examine preconceptions and not just accept the traditional status quo.
Degree combinations in law, politics, economics, finance, business, management, the arts, humanities and languages provide many options for study, in either single-subject or two-subject (combined) degrees. Additionally, more than 40% of undergraduate programmes offer the opportunity to spend a year studying in another country.
- Anthropology and Sociology
- China and Inner Asia
- Development Studies
- Film Studies
- Financial and Management Studies
- History of Art and Archaeology
- Japan and Korea
- Near and Middle East
- Politics and International Studies
- Religions and Philosophies
- South Asia
- South East Asia
Learn a Language
All students at SOAS University of London have the option to study a language alongside their degree programme.
Find out which degree programmes offer the chance to spend a year abroad studying the language intensively in a partner institution.
Find out about the Language Entitlement Programme (LEP), which offers students on any degree programme the option to enrol for free on a language module.
Languages taught at SOAS
We teach an unparalleled range of non-European languages, all of which may be studied without prior knowledge. Find out more at Languages you can learn at SOAS