Asian Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
The University of Nottingham 80% 2% 3% £9250 £20000 164 Nottingham On campus Full-time
University College London 79% 1% 2% £9250 £23300 177 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 84% 0% 5% - £20500 190 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 72% 0% 6% £9250 £9250 £21450 £22520 156 Sheffield On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 72% 0% 6% £9250 £9250 £21450 £22520 156 Sheffield On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 69% 10% 6% - - 148 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 79% 0% 11% - - 137 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 100% 10% 7% - - 147 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 85% 0% 2% - - 157 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 91% 0% 11% - - 166 Manchester On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 7% - - 139 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 85% 0% 2% - - 157 London On campus Full-time
University of Oxford - 2% 5% - - 192 Oxford On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 64% 10% 10% - - 147 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 64% 10% 10% - - 147 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 80% 10% 7% - - 140 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 80% 10% 7% - - 140 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 68% 10% 15% - - 150 London On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 84% 0% 5% - - 190 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 84% 0% 5% - - 190 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 64% 10% 7% - - 147 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 60% 0% 11% - - 150 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 72% 0% 6% - - 156 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 72% 0% 6% - - 156 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 72% 0% 6% - - 156 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 72% 0% 6% - - 156 Exeter On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 72% 0% 6% - - 156 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Asian Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £23078 £27437
25-75 percentile range £18500 - £27500 £16156 - £31797 £19813 - £37187

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £23500 £28000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £25000 £19000 - £29500 £22000 - £33000

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Asian Studies

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Asian Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Specialisations within Asian Studies

  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Social Developments
  • Economic and Trade Relations
  • Political Developments

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Asian Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Asian Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Asian Studies at University of Central Lancashire

20% Sales occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Customer service occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Administrative occupations
5% Web and Multimedia Design Professionals
5% Secretarial and related occupations
5% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Finance Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Asian Studies

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Asian Studies studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Master of Studies - MSt
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts - MA

East Asian Studies and Music at SOAS, University of London received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 7 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Asian Studies was £23000 15 months after graduation, £23078 3 years after graduation and £27437 5 years after graduation.