All applicants must be a university student or a graduate at the time of attendance. Professional experience can be acknowledged as equivalent to a university qualification. Participants must be 18 or over at the time of attendance.
Fluency in English language is recommended for SOAS Online Academic Summer Schools. As a guide, we recommend that non-native English speakers should meet the following scores:
- IELTS, 6.5 overall or higher, with at least 6 in all sub scores.
- TOEFL Paper based test we require a minimum of 583 with minimum 53 in all skills and for TOEFL Internet Based Test we require a minimum of 93 with minimum 20 in all skills.
- Pearson Test of English a score of 59-64
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Grade B
If you are unsure whether you meet the above entry requirements, please contact us to discuss your application.
Applicants whose English language level does not meet our requirements may be interested in our subject based courses with English language support.
Enrolment of applicants who do not meet the entry requirements is at the discretion of SOAS – please get in touch to speak to us about your application and we will be happy to help.