Some exposure is provided, however, to the pre-modern culture and society of the area through modules in religious studies, Islamic art and archaeology, and history. Modules based on Arabic are offered for those with an adequate knowledge of the language, while modules in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish are available for those who wish to acquire or develop skills in these languages.
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.
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- Culture and Society of Near and Middle East
- Art and Architecture of the Seljuks and Ottomans (12th -15th centuries)
- Arab Painting
- Islam and the West: Artistic and Cultural Contacts
- Islamic Visual Culture
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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- We will consider all applications with 2:2 (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application such as supporting statement. References are optional, but can help build a stronger application if you fall below the 2:2 requirement or have non-traditional qualifications.
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International23400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11980 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11980 GBP per year during 12 months.
PT 2 Years:
- UK: £5,990
- Overseas: £11,700
PT 3 Years:
- UK: £3,995
- Overseas: £7,725
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- Felix Non- Indian Scholarship
- Felix Scholarships
- H.E. Dr Issa Ghanim Jassim Al-Kawari Scholarship
- John Loiello AFSOAS FISH Scholarship
- Postgraduate SOAS Global Impact Award
- SOAS International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship
- The Ahmad Mustafa Abu-Hakima Bursary
- Tibawi Trust Award
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.