SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Labour Social Movements and Development

This programme offers students the opportunity to study labour conditions and relations, social movements of labour and their contributions to development processes and changes in the South. The course provides a critical examination of the links between labour, capitalism, development and poverty; it investigates labour in contemporary social and economic development of the South as well as classic and newly emerging social movements of labour in local, national and international spaces.

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Labour, social movements and development; political economy of development; theory, policy and practice of development; dissertation in labour, social movements and development.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 9,880 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Full-time £ 16,880 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
MSc Part-time £ 4,940 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

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