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SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, LONDON, ENGLAND

London, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1916Established Year
  4965Enrollment

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

SOAS is home to about 6,300 UG and PG students and is associated with 3,000+ students through distance learning programmes. It has been placed at #288 in QS Global World Ranking.

Over 350 UG and 115 PG courses are offered. Worldwide, it is famous for offering subjects like Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences and Public Health.

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1916
Graduate Job Rate40% of overseas students
Endowment47.0 million Pounds
Cost of AttendanceAbout 23,800 Pounds
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and online

SOAS University of London Programs, Campus and Accommodation 

  • About 300+ academic staff are associated with 5 schools, 10 departments and 5 centres.
  • Based in Bloomsbury, the campus is made up of college buildings, Brunei Gallery, Faber Building, Russell square and northern Block of Senate House.
  • Most of the residence halls accommodate both UG and PG students at weekly cost starting at 120 Pounds.
  • The weekly cost for private accommodation is 120-220 Pounds.

SOAS University of London Admission Process 

  • Application: The UG applications can be made through ‘UCAS’, whereas the PG applications can be made through the online application system of University.
  • Application Fee: The UCAS application fee for 1 course is 18 Pounds and for multiple courses is 24 Pounds. There is no application fee for PG courses.
  • Application deadline: June 30 for both UG and PG courses.
  • General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official degree certificate, mark sheets. GRE scores are not required for admission.
  • Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, 2 references, personal statement (1000 words), English Proficiency test scores.
  • English Proficiency Test: For entry, an international student needs to score minimum 7.0, 105, and 70, respectively, in IELTS Academic, TOEFL iBT, and PTE Academic.

SOAS University of London Cost of Attendance 

The cost of attendance can be estimated by considering the tuition fee and cost of living.

  • The international tuition fee for UG courses is 17,750 Pounds per year.
  • The annual tuition fee for PG courses ranges between 19,930 and 22,810 Pounds per year.
  • The weekly cost of living is 220-430 Pounds, which includes rent, food, utilities, health insurance, travel and other miscellaneous expenditures.

SOAS University of London Scholarships 

ScholarshipAmount/BenefitApplication deadline
Undergraduate Research AwardsTravel grant of 560 PoundsApril 30, 2019
Undergraduate SOAS Academic Excellence Scholarship7,000 PoundsNo separate application required
Undergraduate SOAS Global Leadership Scholarship3,500 Pounds cash+ 500 Pounds for community project + 750 Pounds for academic self-development + additional benefitsJanuary 31, 2019
International Postgraduate Merit Scholarship for the Department of EconomicsDeduction of 2,500 Pounds on tuition feeNo separate application required
International Postgraduate Merit Scholarship for the School of Finance and ManagementDeduction of 2,500 Pounds on tuition feeNo separate application required
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) StudentshipsCovers full study expensesJanuary 8, 2019

SOAS University of London Alumni

  • The alumni are offered benefits like social & professional networking, 50% rebate on book issuance, discount on language classes, career support, and access to multiple journals.

  • Some of the notable alumni are David Lammy, Freya Stark, and Wang Gungwu.

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School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population4965
Average Cost of Attendance$25,603 / Year

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$25,603

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$22,499 / Year
Post Graduate Program$25,603 / Year
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