SOAS, University of London
Linguistics and Social Anthropology BA (Hons)
SOAS, University of London

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in sociology, social policy and anthropology

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Anthropology at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £27000 £21000 £28000
25-75 percentile range £24500 - £28000 £14500 - £29000 £15500 - £37500


Salary of all UK Graduates of sociology, social policy and anthropology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23959 £22437 £26672
25-75 percentile range £20479 - £27588 £17167 - £27700 £20627 - £33631

Course Description

Linguistics can be taken as a combined subject degree or a single-subject degree. SOAS is unique in the UK for being able to offer a range of subject combinations that include the opportunity to study the languages, literature, and cultures of Africa, Asia and the Near and Middle East.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Linguistics and Social Anthropology BA (Hons) at SOAS, University of London

30% Teaching Professionals
15% Administrative occupations
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Finance Professionals
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
5% Media Professionals
5% Managers, directors and senior officials
5% Information Technology Professionals
5% Elementary occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Anthropology


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Linguistics and Social Anthropology, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Linguistics and Social Anthropology BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £9250 year 1

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of SOAS, University of London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of SOAS, University of London in related subject specific rankings.

Languages & Literature

    • #8 
    • #66 
    Linguistics
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]

See all 22 university rankings of SOAS, University of London

About SOAS, University of London

SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) University of London is a research university dedicated to liberal arts subjects, with a particular focus on the continent of Africa, and the nations of Japan, Korea, and China. Their modern campus is located in the Bloomsbury area of London. Applicants can expect to find programmes and courses that take regions from Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and combine them with a particular area of academic interest. These might include, History, Economics, Politics, as well as Music and History of Art. This university offers a high degree of specialisation, ensuring that the teaching staff are able to deliver perspectives based on true expertise in their fields.

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Student composition of SOAS, University of London

undergraduates:
3295
postgraduates:
1970
Total:
5265

Where is this programme taught

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