SOAS University of London, UK

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SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specializing in the study of Asia, Africa, and the Near and Middle East. 

From day one at our central London campus, you will be encouraged to challenge conventional views and think globally – and that’s one of the reasons why our graduates go on to develop careers that make a real difference.

SOAS is a remarkable institution. With our vast repository of knowledge and expertise on our specialist regions, we are uniquely placed to inform and shape current thinking about the economic, political, cultural, security and religious challenges of our world.

 

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1. Application Requirements...

1. Application Requirements…

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

 

Language of Teaching

All courses are taught in English. Non-English speaking students are expected to enroll for the preparatory program

 

Application Deadlines

Spring Intake: starts – August, ends – January (best to apply before October)

Fall Intake: starts – January, ends – August (best to apply before June)

 

Requirements

Admission requirements are course specific. Kindly check the requirements for the program you wish to pursue

 

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

2. Degree Programs...

2. Degree Programs…

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

 

Undergraduate

  • Accounting and Finance
  • African Language and Culture
  • African Studies
  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Arabic
  • Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • Business, Management, Economics & Law with Foundation Year
  • Chinese (Modern and Classical)
  • Chinese Studies
  • Creative Arts
  • Development Economics
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • Global Liberal Arts
  • Global Popular Music
  • Hebrew and Israeli Studies
  • History
  • History of Art
  • History of Art (Asia, Africa and Europe)
  • History of Art and Archaeology
  • International Management
  • International Management and South East Asian Studies
  • International Relations
  • Islamic Studies
  • Japanese
  • Japanese Studies
  • Korean
  • Korean Studies
  • Law
  • Law Senior Status LLB
  • Law Single Honours (LLB)
  • Law with Year Abroad (LLB)
  • Linguistics
  • Management
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Music
  • Persian
  • Politics
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Religion, Culture and Society
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities with Foundation Year
  • South Asian Studies
  • South East Asian Studies
  • South East Asian Studies (including year abroad)
  • Study of Religions
  • Turkish
  • World Philosophies

 

Masters

  • Advanced Chinese Studies
  • African Politics
  • African Studies
  • Ancient Near Eastern Languages
  • Anthropological Research Methods
  • Anthropological Research Methods and Intensive Language
  • Anthropology & Sociology
  • Anthropology of Food
  • Anthropology of Food and Intensive Language
  • Anthropology of Travel and Tourism with Intensive Language
  • Arts of Asia and Africa
  • Asian Politics
  • Buddhist Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Chinese and Inner Asian Studies
  • Comparative Literature (Africa / Asia)
  • Comparative Political Thought
  • Contemporary Art and Art Theory of Asia and Africa
  • Contemporary China Studies
  • Critical Media and Cultural Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies
  • Development Economics
  • Development Studies
  • Development Studies (Central Asia Pathway)
  • Development Studies (Contemporary India Pathway)
  • Development Studies (Palestine Pathway)
  • Economics
  • Economics and Environment
  • Economics with reference to Africa
  • Economics with reference to Environment and Development
  • Economics with reference to South Asia
  • Economics with reference to the Asia Pacific Region
  • Economics with reference to the Middle East
  • Environment, Politics and Development
  • Environmental Law and Sustainable Development
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Film Studies
  • Finance
  • Finance and Financial Law
  • Finance and Management
  • Gender Studies
  • Gender Studies and Law
  • Gender Studies with special reference to the Middle East
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Gender and Sexuality with special reference to the Middle East
  • Global Cinemas
  • Global Cinemas and the Transcultural
  • Global Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Global Digital Cultures
  • Global Economic Governance and Policy
  • Global Energy and Climate Policy
  • Global Media and Postnational Communication
  • Global Studies
  • Globalisation and Development
  • Historical Research Methods
  • Historical Research Methods and Intensive Language
  • History
  • History and Intensive Language
  • History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia
  • History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia and Intensive Language
  • History of Art and Architecture of the Islamic Middle East
  • History of Art and/or Archaeology
  • Human Rights Law
  • Human Rights, Conflict and Justice
  • Intensive Language (Arabic)
  • Intensive Language (Japanese)
  • Intensive Language (Korean)
  • Intensive South Asian Studies
  • International Commercial and Economic Law
  • International Development
  • International Finance and Development
  • International Journalisms
  • International Law
  • International Management (China)
  • International Management (Middle East and North Africa)
  • International Politics
  • International Studies and Diplomacy
  • Iranian Studies
  • Iranian Studies and Intensive Persian
  • Islamic Intellectual History
  • Islamic Intellectual History and Intensive Language
  • Islamic Law
  • Islamic Societies and Cultures
  • Islamic Societies and Cultures and Intensive Arabic
  • Islamic Studies
  • Israeli Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • Japanese Studies (Dual Degree Programme)
  • Japanese Studies and Intensive Language
  • Japanese and Korean Studies
  • Korean Studies
  • Korean Studies and Intensive Language
  • Labour, Social Movements and Development
  • Language Documentation and Description
  • Law
  • Law Master of Laws
  • Law and Gender
  • Law, Development and Globalisation
  • Legal Studies (General Programme)
  • Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Intensive Language
  • MA African Studies (Literature Pathway)
  • MA African Studies and Intensive Swahili
  • MA Chinese Studies (Literature Pathway)
  • MA History of Art and Architecture of the Islamic Middle East and Intensive Language
  • MA Japanese Studies (Literature Pathway) (not running 2019/20)
  • MA Korean Studies (Literature Pathway)
  • MA South Asian Studies and Intensive Language
  • MRes Social Anthropology
  • MRes Social Anthropology and Intensive Language
  • MSc Global Corporations and Policy
  • Media Studies
  • Media in Development
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Medical Anthropology and Intensive Language
  • Middle East Politics
  • Migration Mobility and Development
  • Migration and Diaspora Studies
  • Migration and Diaspora Studies and Intensive Language
  • Museums, Heritage and Material Culture Studies
  • Music
  • Music in Development
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies and Intensive Languages
  • Pacific Asian Studies
  • Palestine Studies
  • Palestine Studies and Intensive Language
  • Performance
  • Political Economy of Development
  • Politics Of China
  • Politics and International Studies
  • Politics of Conflict, Rights & Justice
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Public Financial Management
  • Public Policy and Management
  • Religion in Global Politics
  • Religions and Philosophies
  • Religions of Asia and Africa
  • Religions of Asia and Africa and Intensive Language
  • Religious Arts of Asia
  • Research for International Development
  • Sinology
  • Social Anthropology
  • Social Anthropology Programme with Intensive Language
  • Social Anthropology of Development
  • Social Anthropology of Development and Intensive Language
  • South Asian Area Studies
  • South East Asian Studies
  • South East Asian Studies & Intensive Language
  • State, Society and Development
  • Taiwan Studies
  • Traditions of Yoga and Meditation
  • Translation
  • Translation Studies
  • Turkish Studies
  • Violence, Conflict & Development (Palestine Pathway)
  • Violence, Conflict and Development

 

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

3. Tuition Fees & Other Costs...

3. Tuition Fees & Other Costs

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

 

Undergraduate

  • £17,750 per year – Accounting and Finance
  • £17,750 per year – African Language and Culture
  • £17,750 per year – African Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Arabic
  • £17,750 per year – Arabic and Islamic Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Business, Management, Economics & Law with Foundation Year
  • £17,750 per year – Chinese (Modern and Classical)
  • £17,750 per year – Chinese Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Creative Arts
  • £17,750 per year – Development Economics
  • £17,750 per year – Development Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Economics
  • £17,750 per year – English
  • £17,750 per year – French
  • £17,750 per year – Global Liberal Arts
  • £17,750 per year – Global Popular Music
  • £17,750 per year – Hebrew and Israeli Studies
  • £17,750 per year – History
  • £17,750 per year – History of Art
  • £17,750 per year – History of Art (Asia, Africa and Europe)
  • £17,750 per year – History of Art and Archaeology
  • £17,750 per year – International Management
  • £17,750 per year – International Management and South East Asian Studies
  • £17,750 per year – International Relations
  • £17,750 per year – Islamic Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Japanese
  • £17,750 per year – Japanese Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Korean
  • £17,750 per year – Korean Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Law
  • £17,750 per year – Law Senior Status LLB
  • £17,750 per year – Law Single Honours (LLB)
  • £17,750 per year – Law with Year Abroad (LLB)
  • £17,750 per year – Linguistics
  • £17,750 per year – Management
  • £17,750 per year – Middle Eastern Studies
  • £17,750 per year – Music
  • £17,750 per year – Persian
  • £17,750 per year – Politics
  • £17,750 per year – Politics and International Relations
  • £17,750 per year – Religion, Culture and Society
  • £17,750 per year – Social Anthropology
  • £17,750 per year – Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities with Foundation Year
  • £17,750 per year – South Asian Studies
  • £17,750 per year – South East Asian Studies
  • £17,750 per year – South East Asian Studies (including year abroad)
  • £17,750 per year – Study of Religions
  • £17,750 per year – Turkish
  • £17,750 per year – World Philosophies

 

Masters

  • £22,810 per year – Advanced Chinese Studies
  • £22,810 per year – African Politics
  • £22,810 per year – African Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Ancient Near Eastern Languages
  • £22,810 per year – Anthropological Research Methods
  • £22,810 per year – Anthropological Research Methods and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Anthropology & Sociology
  • £22,810 per year – Anthropology of Food
  • £22,810 per year – Anthropology of Food and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Anthropology of Travel and Tourism with Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Arts of Asia and Africa
  • £22,810 per year – Asian Politics
  • £22,810 per year – Buddhist Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Chinese Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Chinese and Inner Asian Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Comparative Literature (Africa / Asia)
  • £22,810 per year – Comparative Political Thought
  • £22,810 per year – Contemporary Art and Art Theory of Asia and Africa
  • £22,810 per year – Contemporary China Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Critical Media and Cultural Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Cultural Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Development Economics
  • £22,810 per year – Development Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Development Studies (Central Asia Pathway)
  • £22,810 per year – Development Studies (Contemporary India Pathway)
  • £22,810 per year – Development Studies (Palestine Pathway)
  • £22,810 per year – Economics
  • £22,810 per year – Economics and Environment
  • £22,810 per year – Economics with reference to Africa
  • £22,810 per year – Economics with reference to Environment and Development
  • £22,810 per year – Economics with reference to South Asia
  • £22,810 per year – Economics with reference to the Asia Pacific Region
  • £22,810 per year – Economics with reference to the Middle East
  • £22,810 per year – Environment, Politics and Development
  • £22,810 per year – Environmental Law and Sustainable Development
  • £22,810 per year – Ethnomusicology
  • £22,810 per year – Film Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Finance
  • £22,810 per year – Finance and Financial Law
  • £22,810 per year – Finance and Management
  • £22,810 per year – Gender Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Gender Studies and Law
  • £22,810 per year – Gender Studies with special reference to the Middle East
  • £22,810 per year – Gender and Sexuality
  • £22,810 per year – Gender and Sexuality with special reference to the Middle East
  • £22,810 per year – Global Cinemas
  • £22,810 per year – Global Cinemas and the Transcultural
  • £22,810 per year – Global Creative and Cultural Industries
  • £22,810 per year – Global Digital Cultures
  • £22,810 per year – Global Economic Governance and Policy
  • £22,810 per year – Global Energy and Climate Policy
  • £22,810 per year – Global Media and Postnational Communication
  • £22,810 per year – Global Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Globalisation and Development
  • £22,810 per year – Historical Research Methods
  • £22,810 per year – Historical Research Methods and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – History
  • £22,810 per year – History and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia
  • £22,810 per year – History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – History of Art and Architecture of the Islamic Middle East
  • £22,810 per year – History of Art and/or Archaeology
  • £22,810 per year – Human Rights Law
  • £22,810 per year – Human Rights, Conflict and Justice
  • £22,810 per year – Intensive Language (Arabic)
  • £22,810 per year – Intensive Language (Japanese)
  • £22,810 per year – Intensive Language (Korean)
  • £22,810 per year – Intensive South Asian Studies
  • £22,810 per year – International Commercial and Economic Law
  • £22,810 per year – International Development
  • £22,810 per year – International Finance and Development
  • £22,810 per year – International Journalisms
  • £22,810 per year – International Law
  • £22,810 per year – International Management (China)
  • £22,810 per year – International Management (Middle East and North Africa)
  • £22,810 per year – International Politics
  • £22,810 per year – International Studies and Diplomacy
  • £22,810 per year – Iranian Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Iranian Studies and Intensive Persian
  • £22,810 per year – Islamic Intellectual History
  • £22,810 per year – Islamic Intellectual History and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Islamic Law
  • £22,810 per year – Islamic Societies and Cultures
  • £22,810 per year – Islamic Societies and Cultures and Intensive Arabic
  • £22,810 per year – Islamic Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Israeli Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Japanese Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Japanese Studies (Dual Degree Programme)
  • £22,810 per year – Japanese Studies and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Japanese and Korean Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Korean Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Korean Studies and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Labour, Social Movements and Development
  • £22,810 per year – Language Documentation and Description
  • £22,810 per year – Law
  • £22,810 per year – Law Master of Laws
  • £22,810 per year – Law and Gender
  • £22,810 per year – Law, Development and Globalisation
  • £22,810 per year – Legal Studies (General Programme)
  • £22,810 per year – Linguistics
  • £22,810 per year – Linguistics and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – MA African Studies (Literature Pathway)
  • £22,810 per year – MA African Studies and Intensive Swahili
  • £22,810 per year – MA Chinese Studies (Literature Pathway)
  • £22,810 per year – MA History of Art and Architecture of the Islamic Middle East and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – MA Japanese Studies (Literature Pathway) (not running 2019/20)
  • £22,810 per year – MA Korean Studies (Literature Pathway)
  • £22,810 per year – MA South Asian Studies and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – MRes Social Anthropology
  • £22,810 per year – MRes Social Anthropology and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – MSc Global Corporations and Policy
  • £22,810 per year – Media Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Media in Development
  • £22,810 per year – Medical Anthropology
  • £22,810 per year – Medical Anthropology and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Middle East Politics
  • £22,810 per year – Migration Mobility and Development
  • £22,810 per year – Migration and Diaspora Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Migration and Diaspora Studies and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Museums, Heritage and Material Culture Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Music
  • £22,810 per year – Music in Development
  • £22,810 per year – Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Near and Middle Eastern Studies and Intensive Languages
  • £22,810 per year – Pacific Asian Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Palestine Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Palestine Studies and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Performance
  • £22,810 per year – Political Economy of Development
  • £22,810 per year – Politics Of China
  • £22,810 per year – Politics and International Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Politics of Conflict, Rights & Justice
  • £22,810 per year – Postcolonial Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Public Financial Management
  • £22,810 per year – Public Policy and Management
  • £22,810 per year – Religion in Global Politics
  • £22,810 per year – Religions and Philosophies
  • £22,810 per year – Religions of Asia and Africa
  • £22,810 per year – Religions of Asia and Africa and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Religious Arts of Asia
  • £22,810 per year – Research for International Development
  • £22,810 per year – Sinology
  • £22,810 per year – Social Anthropology
  • £22,810 per year – Social Anthropology Programme with Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – Social Anthropology of Development
  • £22,810 per year – Social Anthropology of Development and Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – South Asian Area Studies
  • £22,810 per year – South East Asian Studies
  • £22,810 per year – South East Asian Studies & Intensive Language
  • £22,810 per year – State, Society and Development
  • £22,810 per year – Taiwan Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Traditions of Yoga and Meditation
  • £22,810 per year – Translation
  • £22,810 per year – Translation Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Turkish Studies
  • £22,810 per year – Violence, Conflict & Development (Palestine Pathway)
  • £22,810 per year – Violence, Conflict and Development

 

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

4. Scholarship...

4. Scholarship…

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

 

There is a wide range of scholarships and awards to support students on our degree programs.

There is a competitive application process for these scholarships and awards – based on academic merit. And their focus can range from supporting students from specific countries or a group of countries, to particular degrees or areas of research.

 

Undergraduate Scholarships

Kamran Djam Scholarships – for current undergraduates in BA Persian OR BA Persian and another subject entering their final year in 2019-20.

SOAS Sanctuary Scholarship – Any 3 year undergraduate degree. A scholarship which covers tuition fees.

SOAS Undergraduate Financial Support: ALF and Additional Support Funds – for current students who face exceptional or unforeseen financial difficulty.

SOAS Bursary – for new students starting in September 2019 based on financial need.

Sri Aurobindo Trust Travel Awards – for current undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate study at SOAS and will be continuing their undergraduate studies at SOAS in 2018-19.

Undergraduate Research Awards – for current undergraduate students to assist with the costs of their ISP.

Undergraduate SOAS Academic Excellence Scholarship – For new students starting in September 2019 based on Academic criteria. 3-years, subject to meeting progression criteria.

Undergraduate SOAS Global Leadership Scholarship – For new students starting in September 2019 based on academic merit, personal statement and a 500-word essay.

 

Masters Scholarships

The SOAS University of London has a tall list of scholarships for international students. They are listed below:

Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships

Anne Steyn Music Scholarship

Bishwa Bangla Scholarship

Brough Sanskrit Awards

Canon Collins Scholarships

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

CSJR Postgraduate Student Bursary

Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships

JRC Fuwaku Scholarships

H.E. Dr Issa Ghanim Jassim Al-Kawari Scholarship

International Postgraduate Merit Scholarship for the Department of Economics

Kamran Djam Scholarships

Lady Barbara Judge Scholarship for Women

Open Society Foundations Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA)

Paul Webley Alphawood Scholarship

Postgraduate SOAS Global Impact Award

Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships

Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarship

SOAS International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship

Sochon Foundation Scholarship

William Ross Murray Scholarship

 

PhD Scholarships

AHRC Research Training Support Grant – for current AHRC Studentship award holders at SOAS (Current students only).

Alphawood Scholarships – The scholarships are open to full-time MPhil/PhD applicants whose research topic focuses on ancient to pre-modern Buddhist and Hindu art and/or architecture of Southeast Asia (New admissions only).

Bloomsbury Colleges PhD Studentships – The Bloomsbury Colleges is a consortium of six University of London colleges.Three Mphil/PhD studentships of 3 year’s duration (New admissions only) are available.

Brough Sanskrit Awards – 3 awards of up to £1500 for SOAS postgraduate research and master’s students who use Sanskrit in the work and will use the funds for fieldwork, conference or workshop attendance (Current students only).

SOAS Centre of Korean Studies Scholarship – for full-time Research Degree with a focus on Korean Studies (New admissions and Current students).

ESRC Collaborative Studentship – Mphil/PhD Development Economics – Project: Farmer’s decision making process: lessons learnt from rural farming communities in Ethiopia & Kenya.

Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships – Research Degree (MPhil/PhD) in Anthropology, Sociology and etc.

Elisabeth Croll Scholarship for fieldwork in China – for students currently enrolled in an MPhil/PhD degree programme at SOAS planning to undertake fieldwork in China, including mainland China and Taiwan (Current students only).

 

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

5. Accommodation...

5. Accommodation…

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

 

  • College Hall (12 rooms) – £234.05 to £269.85
  • Connaught Hall (25 rooms) – £188.65 to £265.30
  • Dinwiddy House (513 rooms) – £167.97 to £234.91
  • The Garden Halls (56 rooms) – £207.20 to £292.60
  • Goldsmiths House (20 rooms) – £197.50 to £210
  • Helen Graham House (60 rooms) – £160 to £247.50
  • International Hall (27 rooms) – £155.75 to £261.10
  • Paul Robeson (PG or mature UG only) (259 rooms) – £167.97 to £198.18
  • Urbanest St Pancras (79 rooms) – £245.96 to £289.86
  • Wood Green Hall (20 rooms) – £150 to £160

 

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

6. Visa, Flight & Travel...

6. Visa, Flight & Travel…

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

This is informational guidelines – please check the embassy website or the nearest embassy to you for the most recent details.

 

Country: United Kingdom (UK)

Visa Type: Tier 4 (General) student visa

Main Airport: Heathrow Airport

Please inform us of your flight ticket date of travel and arrival (3 days before departure) the visa and the date of arrival.

Airlines: British Airways, Ryanair, Lufthansa, Air France, KLM

 

Visa and Admission

You can apply for a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK if you’re 16 or over and you:

  • have been offered a place on a course
  • can speak, read, write and understand English
  • have enough money to support yourself and pay for your course – the amount will vary depending on your circumstances
  • are from a country that’s not in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland
  • meet the other eligibility requirements

The earliest you can apply for a visa is 3 months before you start your course.

You’ll usually get a decision on your visa within 3 weeks. You can check visa processing times for your country.

 

Fees
It costs £348 to apply for this visa from outside the UK.

You must pay £348 per person for any dependants.

 

Do You Need a Visa?

Travel without Visa — In order to study in the UK, you will need to legalize your stay in the territory of the Turkish Republic of Cyprus. If you are a citizen of the UK or live in a country that can travel to UK without visa, then travel without visa to UK applies to you. For more information and further clarification, please contact us. 

 

Travel with Visa — If you are a non-EU or UK citizen, you will need to obtain a visa at the UK High Commission, Embassy or consulate in your home country before your arrival in the UK. Once you have arrived in the UK, you will need to apply and obtain a residence permit before your visa expires in order to prolong your stay.

 

Education Requirements for Student Visa

Eligibility

You must have:

  • an unconditional offer of a place on a course with a licensed Tier 4 sponsor
  • enough money to support yourself and pay for your course – the amount will vary depending on your circumstances

 

Your course

You can do a course that’s one of the following:

  • full-time leading to a qualification that’s at least level 6 on the Ofqual register
  • part-time leading to a qualification that’s at least level 7 on the Ofqual register
  • an overseas course of degree level study that’s equal to a UK higher education course and is being run by an overseas higher education institution
  • full-time, with at least 15 hours per week of organised daytime study, leading to a qualification which is at least level 3 on the Ofqual register
  • a recognised foundation programme as a postgraduate doctor or dentist
  • an English language course at level B2 or above on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

 

Postgraduate doctors and dentists

You can apply for this visa if you’re sponsored to do a recognised foundation programme and you’ve:

  • finished a recognised UK degree in medicine or dentistry
  • received that degree from a registered Tier 4 sponsor
  • spent your final year and at least 1 other year of studies leading to that degree in the UK

 

Confirmation of acceptance for studies

Your education provider will send you a reference number called a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) once they’ve offered you a place on a course. You’ll need to enter this on your visa application.

You must apply for your visa no more than 6 months after you receive the CAS.

 

Visa Requirements & Documents

Document language:

All documents executed in a foreign language (except English) shall be accompanied by their translation into English. Translation of all documents must be notarized.

Documents

When you apply for the visa you must provide:

  • a current passport or other valid travel documentation
  • proof that you can support yourself and pay for your course – this will vary depending on your circumstances
  • proof of parental or other legal guardian consent if you’re under 18
  • proof of your relationship with your parent or guardian if you’re under 18
  • your tuberculosis test results if you’re from a country where you have to take the test

You need a blank page in your passport for your visa.

You may also need to provide additional documents depending on your circumstances.

You must apply online for a Tier 4 (General) student visa.

You’ll need to have your fingerprints and photograph taken at a visa application centre (to get a biometric residence permit) as part of your application.

You’ll have to collect your biometric residence permit within 10 days of when you said you’d arrive in the UK (even if you actually arrive at a later date).

You may be able to get your visa faster or other services depending on what country you’re in – check with your visa application centre.

 

Health Insurance Requirement

International students who study in the UK will need to obtain a doctor’s certificate confirming that they can freely undertake study in the field of their choice.

Healthcare surcharge
You’ll also have to pay the healthcare surcharge as part of your application. Check how much you’ll have to pay before you apply.

 

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide your through the whole admission process.

7. Work & Study...

7. Work & Study…

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide you through the whole admission process.

 

This is the rule for students studying abroad…

Yes, you can work but about 90% of countries don’t give student work permits… However, students can work informally and part-time… But all governments and university do not expect students to depend on their possible employment to pay for their tuition and accommodation…

In fact, it not ever possible for students to study full-time each semester and work as well and yet be able to earn enough for their tuition fees and accommodation… Not possible…

They might be able to depend on their possible work for living expense but never for tuition and accommodation…

They can’t study and still earn enough for those kinds of stuff (unless they have their own businesses).

 

After submitting your application here, an admission counselor will guide you through the whole admission process.

 

Since you are already here, there is no better time than now. Your great study abroad experience awaits you.

 

SOAS University of London at a glance:

  • 5,200 undergraduate and postgraduate students studying on campus
  • 3,000+ students registered on distance and online programmes
  • 300+ academics provide the largest concentration of specialist staff engaged in the study of Africa, Asia and the Middle East
  • 350+ undergraduate degree combinations
  • 115 postgraduate programmes
  • 1.5 million items in the SOAS Library
  • 55:45 ratio of undergraduates to postgraduates
  • 24% mature students
  • 90% satisfaction with teaching, the highest in London
  • 40% of students spend a year abroad as part of their degree
  • 11.3:1, our student-staff ratio is one of the best in the UK

 

Since you are already here, there is no better time than now. Your great study abroad experience awaits you.