BA African Studies (4 Year) Program By SOAS University of London |Top Universities

SOAS University of London

SOAS University of London, London, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =391
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
This 4-year degree focuses on the languages and cultures of sub-Saharan Africa. It includes the study of an African language and a wide choice of modules in the related cultural fields of Literature, Art, Performance and Religion-Philosophy. It includes a year studying in Africa. The languages normally available are Amharic, Hausa, Somali, Swahili, Yoruba and Zulu. As a student specialising in the continent of Africa, one 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 Africa. Graduates leave SOAS not only with linguistic and cultural expertise, but also with a portfolio of widely transferable skills which employers seek in many professional and management careers in both business and the public sector. These include written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to research, amass and order information from a variety of sources.

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SOAS University of London welcomes the brightest minds to study on its central London campus with like-minded individuals who feel passionately about contemporary world issues. SOAS programmes are taught by respected specialists engaged in fieldwork and research, which influences both government policy and the lives of individuals across the globe. SOAS scholars debate pressing contemporary issues such as human rights, development, migration, identity, legal systems, poverty, religion, and social change, and engage in a wide range of global research projects, which are shaping the culture, economics and politics of societies all around the world.SOAS offers a broad range of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as distance learning, foundation degrees and summer school.An international campus in the heart of London Situated in Bloomsbury in London, SOAS is within walking distance of the British Museum, British Library, Regent’s Park, the West End and a cluster of other London universities. With 130 nationalities represented on campus, SOAS is one of the most international universities in the world, and with London voted Best Student City studying here means having the chance to visit international galleries, see musicals, opera, plays, and explore London’s vibrant nightlife. With all this on your doorstep, the British capital offers an unparalleled student experience. Profiling the SOAS studentA SOAS student is passionate about their field, happy to learn a second language and most of all seeks to engage with multiple perspectives to shatter preconceptions and prejudice. SOAS has a reputation for really breaking the mould when it comes to encouraging independent thought, debate and individuality among students. Webinars to help you get startedSOAS runs webinars on topics like admissions, visas, tuition fees, funding, housing, career tips and specific courses. Find out about any undergraduate and postgraduate webinars relevant to you. Social MediaFacebookTwitterInstagramWeiboLinkedInYoutubeSoundcloud

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