BA South Asian Studies

SOAS, University of London
En City of London (Inglaterra)

£ 9.000 - (10.600 )
IVA inc.

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • City of london (Inglaterra)
  • Duración:
    4 Years

Our BA South Asian Studies transforms your interest in South Asia into a serious degree, combining extensive knowledge in the area, solid linguistic skills, and a host of much valued transferable skills. The career paths of our graduates include international development and aid agencies, print journalism and media, local, national and international government agencies, overseas companies, teaching, law, librarianship, arts administration.
As the economies of South Asia continue to expand, a knowledge of language and culture will be more and more of an asset in the world of commerce and international trade. Many of our graduates choose to pursue Masters’ programmes that either focus on particular aspects of South Asia, or are linked to professional qualifications in law, development, media, etc.

The four year degree gives you the unique opportunity of spending the third year attending an intensive language programme in India, Nepal or Bangladesh and experiencing life and study in South Asia in what is a unique life experience.

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¿Qué objetivos tiene esta formación?

As a student specialising in South Asia, you will gain competency in language skills and intercultural awareness and understanding. Familiarity with the region will have been developed through a combination of the study of language, literature and culture (which can include literature, film, music, art and religion) of various parts of South Asia.

Requisitos: Languages at SOAS are taught ab initio, and no prior knowledge is required. A foreign language at A level or equivalent is preferred but not essential.

Instalaciones y fechas

Dónde se imparte y en qué fechas

Inicio Ubicación
30 septiembre 2016
City of London
London, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

IT Law
IT Development
Skills and Training
South Asian Studies
art and archaeology


SOAS is the only University in the UK where you can study South Asian languages (Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, Sanskrit, Urdu) as part of your BA degree, and combine in depth language learning with a broad range of modules related to the area. In all these languages (pathway languages) we offer language modules at beginner, intermediate and advanced level. We also offer modules that use the language skills you acquire to gain access to the present and past culture of South Asia through written and audio visual texts. We offer a more limited range of language modules in Tamil, Sinhala, Gujarati and Punjabi, subject to a minimum number of students. We also offer exciting modules on the culture and society of South Asia, including unique modules in cinema, literature, art, music, religion, history, politics, law, economics and anthropology. We offer the widest range of culture modules on South Asia, both at introductory and specialist levels. Year 1 Core Module Module Code Unit value Term Availability South Asian Culture 155900812 1 Unit Full Year Core Language Module Students choose a South Asian Language pathway (Bengali, Hindi, Nepali, Sanskrit or Urdu). In Year 1 this is usually a level 1 module unless the student has prior language knowledge. Optional Module Choose modules to the value of 1 unit from List B OR a further module from List A. Open Option Choose modules to the value of 1 unit from List B OR an approved open option module in another department. Year 2 Core Language Module A continuation of the South Asian language pathway chosen in Year 1. Compulsory Module Students take one of the following modules depending on their chosen language pathway. Module Code Unit value Term Availability Readings in Contemporary Hindi 155901185 1 Unit Full Year Society, Culture and Politics in Nepal 155901305 1 Unit Full Year Selected Texts from the Sanskrit Epic 155900787 1 Unit Full Year Imagining Pakistan: literature, nation, gender 155901391 1 Unit Full Year Optional Module Choose modules to the value of 1 unit from List A or List C. Open Option Choose modules to the value of 1 unit from List C or an approved open option module in another department. Year 3 Students spend their 3rd Year abroad. See the Teaching & Learning tab for more details. Year 4 Core Language Module An advanced level of the South Asian language pathway chosen in Year 1.

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