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Development Studies and Chinese BA (Hons)

SOAS University of London

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( 4.1) 852 reviews


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UCAS CODE LT91
The BA programme in Development Studies is a combined honours degree, allowing students to blend a critical awareness of international development, with a solid grounding in another discipline or subject area. This allows Development Studies students to place the knowledge they gain as part of their degree within a specific regional, cultural or disciplinary context. The Chinese combined honours degree aims to give a broad understanding of Chinese culture.

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
100th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
37th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
41st

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time
4 Years

Asian Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 81 = 19% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Asian Studies graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Asian Studies graduate salary
£22,000

Development Studies

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, January 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Development Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
32%
Geography
30%
Economics
30%
English Literature
27%
Mathematics
24%

Asian Studies

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£18,630 per year
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How Development Economics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 14 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.1) 852 reviews

5 star 34%
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3 star 12%
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SOAS University of London
CompUniGuide ranking
44th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Students are drawn to SOAS by its international reputation for academic excellence, as well as for the opportunity to study in a lively and international environment with like-minded individuals who feel passionately about contemporary world issues. Undergraduates discover a fascinatingly diverse, lively and close-knit community on SOAS’s central London campus, and friendly fellow students who share an intellectual interest in the international issues in which SOAS specialises. SOAS is a place for those who want to expand their horizons and develop a deeper understanding of the world; for those who want to re-examine preconceptions and not just accept the traditional status quo.

Where you'll study

SOAS University of London

Thornhaugh Street London
Camden
WC1H 0XG United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Goodge Street  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Euston   0.4 miles away

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