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South Asian Studies and Music (including year abroad) BA (Hons)

SOAS University of London

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( 4.1) 852 reviews


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UCAS CODE TW33
Our BA South Asian Studies and… (4 years) transforms your interest in South Asia into a serious degree, combining extensive knowledge in the area, solid linguistic skills, training in a discipline, and a host of much-valued transferrable skills. The four-year degree gives you the unique opportunity of spending the third year attending an intensive language programme in India, Nepal or Bangladesh and experiencing life and study in South Asia in what is a unique life experience.

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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
26th
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
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

Music

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

Asian Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
36%
History
31%
Mathematics
24%
French
22%
Biology
14%

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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£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 Asian Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 28 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 54%
3 star 17%
2 star 0%
1 star 3%

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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