Interested in studying Music at SOAS?

Our undergraduate degree programme is a unique opportunity to study the musical traditions of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Below we’ve listed a few reasons why you should choose SOAS:

  • we’re the only Music department in the UK devoted to the study of world music
  • our academic staff are internationally distinguished and have their work published in books, articles, and reference works
  • based in the heart of London students you will be encouraged to pursue your interests alongside vast array of learning and networking opportunities on your doorstep
  • you will develop not only musical and cultural expertise, but also a portfolio of widely transferable skills sought by employers in professional and creative industries

Undergraduate Degree Programmes:

1st in London

1st in London for Teaching – SOAS University of London, National Student Survey 2016

Graduate Destinations:

Students leave SOAS with the ability to think critically and with well-honed skills in analysis – and this, coupled with the strong sense of social justice our students are well known for – is why SOASians go on to pursue careers that make a real difference.

Examples are given from the past two years destinations.

  • AKTC
  • Davies Arnold Cooper LLP
  • EFINST
  • PPP Company Limited
  • Fundamental Frequency Productions
  • Golden Feathers – Alice Myth
  • Indigenous People
  • Music For Change
  • T&T Productions
  • Whitefield School
  • DfID World Music Matters

Class of 2015: Six months after completing their studies

In work 37.50%
In study 12.50%
Other 50%

SOAS alumni around the world

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