SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme provides a coherent combination of courses in South Asian languages and their associated literatures and cultures.

Course Modules

Literatures of South Asia; modern Bengal: the evolution of Bengali culture and society from 1690 to the present day; directed readings in the literature of a modern South Asian language; Sanskrit literature; Sanskrit texts from the Hindu tradition; culture and conflict in the Himalaya; the politics of culture in contemporary South Asia; Buddhist meditation in India and Tibet; the origins and development of yoga in ancient India.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,215  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,985  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,608  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,993  Academic year. First year home fees