SOAS University of London

South Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

Graduate Destinations

The department of Languages and Cultures of South Asia equips students with linguistic and cultural expertise along with a portfolio of widely transferable skills that employers seek.  These include written and oral communication skills; attention to detail; analytical and problem solving skills; and the ability to research, amass and order information from a variety of sources.  

Who do graduates work for?

SOAS Languages and Cultures of South Asia students have  gone on to employment in a range of professional roles in both business and public sectors, such as national governments in many parts of the world, international organisations, and development agencies, educational  and cultural establishments, non-governmental organisations, and academia, various United Nations organisations, publishing and media organisations.

Destination of 2016 graduates (Undergraduates)

All undergraduate students are contacted 6 months after graduation to find out what they were doing - working, studying or something else, such as travelling.

South Asia UG - IMG
Example employers
British Airways
Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)
SEWA Bharat

 

Example occupations
Climate Change Project Intern
Operations Officer
Project Assistant

 

Destinations of 2016 graduates (postgraduates)

All postgraduate students are contacted 6 months after graduation to find out what they were doing - working, studying or something else, such as travelling.

South Asia PG - IMG
Example employers
Baobab Centre GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
BBC Radio OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)
Communication University of China (CUC) Vyners School

 

Example occupations
Climate Change Project Intern Researcher
Freelance Journalist Secondary School Teacher (Head of Music Studies)
Lecturer Senior Resident

 

What do Graduates do?

Job Profiles and Careers Information

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