SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

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.

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.

Course Additional Entry

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

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MRes £16,880  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
MRes £9,880  Academic year. First year home fees