SOAS University of London

Online and Distance Learning

Key facts

  • The largest provider of postgraduate distance learning courses in the University of London’s International Programmes.
  • More than 4000 students in 160 countries.
  • Our graduates include former PMs, Heads of State and Nobel Prize Winners

About us

Our University of London qualifications are recognised throughout the world for their high standards and are equal to those taught on campus. Established over 20 years ago, we have the experience and expertise to deliver specialised programmes designed to meet your professional needs.

All of our courses have been designed and written specifically for study by distance learners giving you the flexibility to organise study around your personal and professional commitments, and an ability to study anywhere in the world.

Students are supported throughout their studies by our support staff and a team of tutors, via an online learning environment, and a global network of professional contacts.

Our courses

SOAS currently has three centres offering a range of postgraduate qualifications and free MOOCs:

Centre for Development, Environment and Policy
Centre for Financial and Management Studies
Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy