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 Travel and Tourism ? This course is suitable for students with an interest in anthropological approaches to diverse aspects of tourism as a cultural force in the contemporary world, from sustainable development to cultural heritage. Our students come from all over the world, following BA study, a masters degree in another field, or work and travel experience. This combination of diverse backgrounds and skills creates a uniquely stimulating intellectual environment. Many of our graduates go on to a PhD; others pursue careers in research and consulting; NGOs; museums and other cultural institutions; travel-writing; alternative tourism enterprises; and government agencies.

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.