This certificate is equivalent to one year of the BA degree in Languages & Cultures (South Asia Pathway), and is designed for students who want to study South Asia but cannot commit themselves to a three year degree programme.
See also SOAS Certificates.
Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings
Start of programme: September
Mode of Attendance: Full-time or Part-time
- The minimum entry requirement is the ability to demonstrate the potential to study at undergraduate level. However, programmes may have their own specific requirements, such as, in the case of language-based studies, a proven ability to learn a language.
- One Year (full time) or 2 or 3 years (part time)
- UK fees:
- Overseas fees:
Fees for 2022/23 entrants. Please note that fees go up each year. Further details can be found on the Undergraduate tuition fees page
The composition of the Certificate is flexible, but would typically be similar to that of the first year of BA Languages & Cultures (South Asia Pathway), consisting of a language, introductory modules, and/or further units on South Asian subjects from within the Department or elsewhere in the School. Individual programmes have to be approved by the Programme Convenor or the Head of Department.
The information on the programme page reflects the intended programme structure against the given academic session. If you are a current student you can find structure information on the previous year link at the top of the page or through your Department. Please read the important notice regarding changes to programmes and modules.
Fees for 2022/23 entrants per academic year
||Part-time 2 years
||Part-time 3 years
Fees go up each year, therefore your tuition fee in your second and subsequent years of study will be higher.
Our continuing students, on the same degree programme, are protected from annual increases higher than 5%.
For full details of fees, please visit our undergraduate and Postgraduate tuition fees pages.
For further details and information on external scholarships visit the Scholarships section
How to apply
Applications are made directly to SOAS through the online application system, if you have any further questions please contact the Admissions Department (firstname.lastname@example.org).