SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Politics with Language

This programme is designed to prepare students for further research, particularly PhD research, in politics with an area specialism. The course allows students to combine the study of politics with advanced methodological training in the social sciences and extensive study in an African/Asian/Middle Eastern language.

Entry requirements

The qualification for entry is normally a 1st or Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent).

Course modules

Qualitative social research; Amharic 1; introduction to standard modern Arabic ; Bengali language 1; Burmese language 1; special course in Chinese 1; Hausa 1; elementary Hebrew; Hindi language 1; Indonesian language 1; basic Japanese 1; elementary Korean; Nepali language 1; elementary written Persian; Sanskrit language 1; Somali 1; Swahili 1; Thai language 1; elementary written Turkish; Urdu language 1; Vietnamese language 1; Yoruba 1; Zulu 1.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 9,880 per Academic year (home fees) 2 calendar years
MRes Full-time £ 16,880 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 calendar 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