SOAS is a prestigious UK institution with a worldwide reputation for excellence, particularly within the fields of politics, development studies, law and anthropology.
Academics at SOAS are regularly engaged in fieldwork and research which provides students with skills and training to tackle contemporary global issues as well as influence government policy and the lives of individuals around the globe.
Languages and linguistics
There are over 50 languages to study at SOAS, including languages of Africa, the Near and Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, and Central Asia. The department is also closely linked to the Language Centre, where it is possible to study additional languages, including European languages: French, Portuguese, Italian, Russian and Spanish.
Students studying languages and linguistics are in demand in a variety of industries, with graduates finding work as translators, teachers and research assistants.
Students can also attend study skills sessions to improve their academic outcomes.