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Middle Eastern Studies and World Philosophies BA (Hons)

SOAS University of London

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( 4.1) 852 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE T602
Our unique World Philosophies degree offers you the chance to engage with a diverse range of philosophical traditions from Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. This course will expand your knowledge and develop your critical understanding of philosophy in the context of a wider range of societies and historical eras than a traditional philosophy degree. You will investigate the origin, nature, methods, and limits of human knowledge; traditions of argumentation; as well as political and ... READ MORE

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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
7th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
28-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

African and Modern Middle Eastern 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 - 83 = 17% 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

African and Modern Middle Eastern Studies graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK African and Modern Middle Eastern Studies graduate salary
£24,000

Philosophy

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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

African and Modern Middle Eastern Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
35%
History
30%
French
24%
Mathematics
19%
Spanish
18%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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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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Latest Middle Eastern Studies reviews

Middle Eastern Studies
SR
Student Reviewer
21 Feb 20

Middle Eastern Studies BA (Hons)

It doesn’t feel like it’s coming to an end! I love soas for the way it has shaped who I am and made me a better person....
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Denis
07 Nov 18

MA Near and Middle Eastern Studies

My modules are all very interesting, I appreciate the huge choice of resources of the...

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How Middle Eastern Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 24 reviews

5 star 21%
4 star 63%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
1 star 4%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 852 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 51%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
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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