MA South Asian Area Studies

SOAS University of London

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OverviewThe MA in South Asian Studies provides exceptional opportunities for advanced study of one of the world’s most diverse and important regions.Students can choose to concentrate on pre-modern or modern South Asia and can acquire a basic knowledge of one of the area’s languages, or build upon pre-existing knowledge by taking some languages at an intermediate or advanced level.The degree provides a wide-ranging interdisciplinary analysis of the South Asian countries – India, Pakistan, Nepal ... READ MORE

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Full time | SOAS, University of London | 1 year | SEP

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48th
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10th

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1 year

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We will consider all applications with 2:ii (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application including supporting statement and references.

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SOAS University of London
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At SOAS University of London, students are encouraged to challenge conventional views and to think globally. SOAS is the leading higher education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East, offering over a hundred postgraduate programmes, all taught by world-class specialists. The central London campus is home to a large postgraduate community, with 45% of students studying towards a masters or research degree. Students at SOAS gain the skills required to be global citizens who are capable of making an impact in a changing world. Courses are taught by respected academics engaged in groundbreaking fieldwork and research, which influences both government policy and the lives of individuals around the world.

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SOAS University of London

Thornhaugh Street Russell Square 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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