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The term area studies is generally applied to a variety of social science and humanities fields. Area studies utilize multiple academic fields of research to examine the geography, politics, and culture of a particular locale.

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

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MSc Middle East Politics

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

The degree offers students an opportunity to study politics in the region through a number of disciplinary approaches, such as political sociology (class, gender, ethnicity and sect), comparative politics (state power, political economy of development, democratic openings and nationalism), and international politics (war, international political economy, regionalism and dependency). At the same time, it provides thematic courses that encourage students to look at political processes in the region from distinct perspectives, such as the study of political violence, the examination of the politics of resistance and the understanding of Islamic political ideologies and political movements.

MSc Economics with reference to the Middle East

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

All the courses offered by the Department of Economics approach the subject matter from a development perspective. Students on the MSc Economics with reference to the Middle East will complete courses on macro, micro, quantitative methods and growth. In addition, students must complete two courses dedicated to the study of the economics of MENA, as well as an optional module and a dissertation in applied economics with a focus on one or more countries of the Middle East.

MSc Violence, Conflict & Development (Palestine Pathway)

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

Applicants apply for the MSc Violence, Conflict and Development programme but can decide to follow the Palestine Pathway upon arrival by choosing the combination of modules required for this pathway (see Structure tab).

MSc Politics Of China

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

The MSc covers China’s domestic and international politics, and the historical and theoretical issues through the Chinese Politics courses of State and Society in the Chinese Political process (domestic politics), China and International Politics (international relations) and Taiwan’s Politics and Cross-Strait Relations. Each China Politics course combines empirical and theoretical material in a historically sensitive manner.

MSc Development Studies (Palestine Pathway)

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

Students taking the Palestine Pathway will develop a specialist understanding of Development Studies in the context of Palestine. Development issues in Palestine are a major focus of NGO and international organisations that work in the Middle East. SOAS' recognised strengths in this area, including the establishment of the Centre for Palestine Studies, makes this a unique and exciting opportunity for those interested in Palestine.

MSc Development Studies (Contemporary India Pathway)

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

Students taking the Contemporary India Pathway will develop a specialist understanding of Development Studies in the context of Contemporary India. Development issues in Contemporary India are a major focus of NGO and international organisations that work in India. SOAS' recognised strengths in this area, including the establishment of the SOAS South Asia Institute, makes this a unique and exciting opportunity for those interested in Contemporary India.

MSc Development Studies (Central Asia Pathway)

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

Students taking the Central Asia Pathway will develop a specialist understanding of Development Studies in the context of Central Asia. Development issues in Central Asia are a major focus of NGO and international organisations that work in Central Asia. SOAS' recognised strengths in this area, including the establishment of the Centre of Contemporary Central Asia and the Caucasus, makes this a unique and exciting opportunity for those interested in Central Asia.

MSc Contemporary India Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

The MSc Contemporary India Studies degree offers a critical, cutting-edge study of present-day India. The programme takes an interdisciplinary approach and provides analytical training.

MSc Contemporary China Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

The MSc in Contemporary China Studies attracts students with diverse backgrounds and study/work experiences. Students may come from undergraduate degrees in various social science subjects such as Economics, Sociology, Social Policy, Geography, Politics, International Relations, Management, and Anthropology. Previous undergraduate coursework on China is not a compulsory requirement for admission. Applications will be considered from those who have worked in NGOs, civil service, or similar fields. As research methodology training is a compulsory part of the core course, the programme may also serve well as a channel to a research degree on China (MPhil or Ph.D.).

MSc Asian Politics

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

The expertise available in the Department enables students to concentrate on one of the sub-regions of Asia, (East Asia. South Asia, Southeast Asia and Central Asia) should they choose to do so. Alternatively, they may follow a more comparative approach by selecting a mixture of units covering different sub-regions.

MSc African Politics

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London Singapore + 2 more

The Department of Politics and International Studies offers seven linked masters programmes in politics and the international politics of Asia and Africa. The MSc African Politics is a regional specialist MSc, aiming to provide students with a detailed specialist understanding of both domestic and international politics (and of the implications of one for the other) in Africa. At Masters level, there is particular emphasis on seminar work. Students make full-scale presentations for each unit that they take, and are expected to write substantial papers that often require significant independent work.