SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Development Studies (with special reference to Central Asia)

This programme provides a solid interdisciplinary social science formation in development theory and practice and develops students' capacities for independent and critical analysis.

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent); relevant work experience may also be considered.

Course modules

Political economy of development; theory, policy and practice of development; dissertation in development studies. Optional course: development studies with reference to central Asia; geopolitics and security in Central Asia and the Caucasus; state and society in central Asia and the Caucasus.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,880 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,880 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 4,940 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 8,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

Key information

Student Recruitment Office
Telephone number: 
020 7898 4700