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MA Social Anthropology and Intensive Language (Arabic)

SOAS University of London

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    SOAS, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

Social Anthropology:

Our MA Social Anthropology and Intensive Language programme is designed on a modular basis offering different pathways to suit three categories of students:

students with a degree in social anthropology wishing to pursue more specialist topics and/or more regional and language-based study
students with little or no previous knowledge of social anthropology wishing to acquire a broad knowledge of the discipline
students with little or no previous knowledge of social anthropology wishing to take the degree as a conversion course before proceeding to a research degree in anthropology.

Intensive Language (Arabic):

This Intensive Language (Arabic) two-year pathway full-time programme allows students to combine intensive Arabic language with several disciplines, including MA Near and Middle Eastern Studies, making these programmes unique in Europe. The two-year language pathway is directed at students who want to engage with the Arab Middle East in a professional as well as academic way, as the intensive pathways will enable them to develop a serious competency in Arabic, and achieve an advanced professional level depending on their starting knowledge of the language.

Access to the Intensive Arabic language pathway is currently available for students with beginner, intermediate or advanced levels of proficiency. Students’ proficiency levels will be assessed through a placement test during registration week (specific dates will be provided to the applicants).

Employment

Graduates of the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics leave SOAS not only with linguistic and cultural expertise, but also with skills in written and oral communication, analysis and problem solving.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 23,400per year

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

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 one of the leading centres for international foundation and pre-master's study in the UK, bringing 35 years' expertise to innovative programmes.
The programmes allow students to create their own pathway to a degree by combining options from social sciences, humanities and business/economics.
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

    18th out of 29 3

    7th out of 9 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    148 74%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    27th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    21st

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    144 72%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    1st

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    7th

    3

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