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International Foundation Courses and English Language Studies

FDPS - Postgraduate Student Destinations

Updated 19 October 2018

55 students completed the FDPS programme in June 2018 out of 60 starters and the final grades were excellent all round, with 65% of students achieving a Merit or a Distinction, and just 3 Fails.

As a result of this fine performance, the students’ destinations are impressive with 27 students (exactly 50% of those progressing to degrees) taking advantage of the guaranteed conditional offers to secure places at SOAS on 17 different Master’s programmes ranging from MSc Finance to MA Buddhist Studies.

The most popular degrees at SOAS were MA Global Creative and Cultural Industries, MA International Studies and Diplomacy, MSc Finance, MSc Development Studies and also programmes related to art (history and contemporary) and museums.  

In total, 70% of students could progress to the University of London, exactly a third (33%) to world top 200 universities and 100% to world top 500 universities. (Times Higher Education Rankings 2018)

(The list below includes multiple placements for some degrees)

University of London

  • MSc Shipping, Trade and Finance
  • MFA Curating
  • MA Digital Journalism
  • MSc Media and Communications
  • MSc Digital Marketing
  • MSc Business Finance (2)
  • MSc Computing and Information Systems
  • LLM Intellectual Property Law
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc International Management
  • MA Buddhist Studies
  • MA Comparative Literature
  • MA Contemporary Art and Art Theory of Asia and Africa
  • MSc Development Studies (2)
  • MSc Finance (3)
  • MA Gender Studies
  • MSc Global Corporations and Policy
  • MA Global Creative and Cultural Industries (4)
  • MA History of Art and Archaeology (2)
  • MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia (2)
  • LLM International Law
  • MA International Studies and Diplomacy (3)
  • MA Museum Heritage and Material Culture
  • MA Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • MSc Public Policy and Management
  • MA Sinology
  • MA Social Anthropology

Outside University of London

  • MSc Applied Economics and Banking and Financial Markets
  • MSc Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Human Anatomy
  • MSc Persian Civilisation
  • MSc International Business and Strategy
  • MA Museum Studies
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc Business Technology Consulting
  • MSc Semiconductor Photonics and Electronics
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc International Banking and Finance
Sydney (Australia)
  • MA Business Management
  • MA Digitial Media and Culture
  • MSc e-Business Management
  • MA International Relations