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International Relations and History 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

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

The BA International Relations Combined Honours Degree three-year programme is designed to be an immersive experience that draws on the significant expertise of our diverse academic specialists in the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Are you passionate about developing critical global perspectives and actionable insights on subjects ranging from Republicanism, empire and revolution to War and the International.

The BA History Combined Honours Degree combines History with another discipline or language and takes 3 or 4 years depending on the subject involved.

From the Crusades to the contemporary Middle East; the Mughal Empire to Gandhi; slavery to Muslim societies in West Africa, History at SOAS offers its students a unique window on the world in order to develop your understanding of the fascinating histories relating to Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Students will also engage in subject matters ranging from economics, religion and culture to frontiers, cities, and gender. The two-subject degree additionally allows you to create a specialist niche for yourself within a specific regional, cultural or disciplinary context.

Employment

With specialised historical knowledge, an understanding of cultural sensibilities and skills in research and analysis, graduates from the Department of History are well respected by employers across private and public sectors.

Recent graduates from the Department of History have been hired by:

  • Al Jazeera
  • Amnesty International
  • Bank of England
  • BBC
  • Blackstock PR
  • Bonhams
  • British Council
  • British Library
  • Dataminr
  • Ernst and Young

Application deadline

25 January

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University information

SOAS University of London

  • University League Table

    46th

  • 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

    12th out of 91 21

    12th out of 84 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    147 75%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    8th

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    51st

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    153 73%

    19th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    19th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    19th

    12

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