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SOAS University of London

SOAS University of London, London, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    =391
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 36 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
This programme is a unique opportunity to study the musical traditions of Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and their global diasporas. Students are taught the basic principles of ethnomusicology and survey a variety of Asian and African musics. In years 2 and 3 they are encouraged to focus on the music of specific regions and to consider cross-regional themes. Performance is a central component of the degree. Students have the opportunity to develop expertise in a great variety of musical performance traditions. Music students have access to the large Main Library of the School which holds numerous books, journals and recordings relevant to the study of ethnomusicology and world music, as well as the nearby British Library Sound Archive and other London libraries and museums.

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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 student A 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 started SOAS 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 Media Facebook Twitter Instagram Weibo LinkedIn Youtube Soundcloud

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