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Global Development and Chinese BA (Hons)

SOAS University of London

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Overview

The BA Global Development Combined Honours Degree is a 3-year full time degree (or 4 years when combined with a Language) draws upon the significant expertise of our academic staff.

This stimulating programme examines key topics in international development, while analysing the roles and impact of a wide variety of regional and international actors. By the time you graduate, you will have cultivated a deep knowledge of the causes of and responses to poverty, marginalisation and vulnerability in developing countries and the process of dramatic social, economic and political change.

Additionally, the nature of the Combined Honours degree enables you to develop a specialist niche for yourself by studying a second subject.

The BA Chinese combined honours degree aims to give a broad understanding of Chinese culture through the study of its language, history and literature from earliest times up to the present, in combination with a solid grounding in another language or discipline.

Employment

Graduates from the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures develop competencies in intercultural awareness, analysis and communication. Demand for specialists with advanced proficiency in the languages of China, Japan and Korea has significantly increased in recent years, and graduates with these skills are highly sought after by employers.

Recent Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures graduates have been hired by organisations including:

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • Bloomberg LP
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea
  • European Commission
  • Google
  • ITN
  • Japanese Government
  • Korea Trade Centre (KOTRA)

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

SOAS University of London

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Camden, WC1H 0XG, England

SOAS is a place for those who want to expand their horizons and develop a deeper understanding of the world, and to re-examine their preconceptions.
Building on values of social justice and equality, students are encouraged to challenge conventional views, and to think globally.
SOAS is one of the UK's most international universities, with around half of SOAS' students coming from outside the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 15 2

    42nd out of 80 10

    22nd out of 86 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    147 73%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    7th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    6th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    143 65%

    28th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    41st

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    48th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    162 78%

    15th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    46th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    31st

    5

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