South Asian Studies BA (Hons)

SOAS University of London

Student rating
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( 4.1) 684 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE T300
The department offers the broadest range of teaching in the UK and Europe on the languages, literatures and cultures of the principal countries of South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The degree is centred on language study, but includes a wide range of options which allow the student to study South Asia through several different disciplines including social anthropology, art and archaeology, cinema, economics, geography, history, law, literature, music, politics 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 2019
46th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
3 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 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Asian Studies graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Asian Studies graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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How Asian Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 19 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 58%
3 star 10%
2 star 0%
1 star 5%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 684 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 51%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
SOAS University of London
CompUniGuide ranking
46th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
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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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