SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

Persian - This course will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters? level training with intensive study of the Persian language, in order to acquire the skills necessary for future professional or research careers. The course will enable students to engage with the subject of their Masters? programme in the context of Iran, and the wider Persian speaking world, through the study of modern and classical Persian, to engage with primary Persian sources and data and to conduct research and professional work in Iran or parts of Central Asia. This course would suit students wishing to embark on research degrees with a focus on Iran and the wider Persianate world. Professionals wishing to pursue careers directly related to Iran, including government departments (of both the UK and other countries), and in firms requiring particular skills and knowledge related to trading, investment and promotional interests outside Europe.

Anthropology of Media - The MA in Anthropology of Media is a recent and rapidly growing field within the larger academic discipline of Anthropology. It both incorporates and challenges the well-established anthropological concerns with visual culture and ethnographic film through a more extensive examination of contemporary media practices. Along with the parallel disciplines of media and cultural studies, Anthropology of Media is now widely recognized as playing an increasingly important and critical role in current debates about media. It provides an alternative approach, which puts the emphasis upon studying the multiple relationships between people and media and thus seeks to anthropologise media and cultural studies. More than just focussing on media texts or technology, Anthropology of Media is marked by the centrality of people and how they relate to media.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £9,685 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £9,685 European Fees
2 years
Full Time
MA - Master of Arts £19,930 Overseas Fees
4 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Home Fees
4 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts European Fees
4 years
Part Time
MA - Master of Arts Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: To be confirmed
  • International entry requirements: Students whose first language is not English need to have IELTS with 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and speaking and 6.0 in reading and listening.