SOAS, University of London

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About the institution

SOAS is the School of Oriental and African Studies. It specialises in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS is part of the University of London and is located very centrally in Bloomsbury. It offers undergraduate degrees in social sciences, humanities and languages. Many courses focus on a particular language or region while others, such as English or economics, allow students to study a subject from a global perspective. You can take a degree in any non-European language without prior knowledge of it.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
5,413
Male UG students: 
38%
Female UG students: 
62%
Full-time students: 
99%
Under 21 on entry: 
74%
International: 
39%
Undergraduate: 
55%
Student-staff ratio: 
10.9
Average UCAS tariff: 
406.6

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 22%
2.1: 61%
2.2: 15%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

82%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
39%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
20,500
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
S09
Thornhaugh Street Russell Square London Camden
Postcode: 
WC1H 0XG
Telephone number: 
020 7637 2388

Guardian university guide rank

30

out of 119

Times university guide rank

35

out of 128


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