Psychologists, educators, trainers, social workers enrolled in master programs and postgraduate courses in social sciences after bachelor's or master's degree to perfect their preparation and start a career path related to the issues of social integration, cooperation, family mediation, citizenship education, pedagogy. The master's degrees in social sciences are aimed at graduates and young professionals with a passion for sociology, education, training, integration and preservation of diversity.
The Master "Strategic Management of Human Resources and Organizations" aims at developing a professional profile with managerial skills who is meant to select, train, and develop the Human Capital in companies and organizations. The course is taught in Italian (80%) and English (20%).
The LLM in International Law allows students to study international law and its application in a broad range of legal areas, including commerce, criminal law, humanitarian law, environmental law, and human rights.
The MSc in Comparative Political Thought builds on SOAS’s wealth of regional expertise to offer a new approach to cross-regional comparison of political thinking. It reframes the study of political thought in Africa, Asia and the Middle East as a study of political ideas and political practices.
The LLM in Islamic Law allows students to study Islamic law and its application in a broad range of legal areas, including finance and human rights, as well as its relationship to society in the Middle East and North Africa.
SOAS offers the most comprehensive MA in Japanese Studies available anywhere in Europe.
This is one of the few Master-level programmes in History focusing on the study of Asia, the Middle East and Africa in the UK.
MA in Gender Studies is unique in that it refocuses issues of Western Gender Studies on the complex specificities of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
The SOAS MA programme in the Anthropology of Food offers students the opportunity to explore historically and culturally variable foodways, from foraging to industrial agriculture, from Europe and North America to Africa, Asia and South America.
The LLM (Master in Laws) allows students to create their own programme structure, choosing courses from a wide range of subjects, like comparative regional law, trade law, law and development, commercial law , human rights, environmental law, Islamic law, dispute resolution, and international law.
The programme explores the role of music within the broad framework of Culture for Development, building on the premise that music and associated performance activities represent discursive sites where local knowledge, social structures and cultural meanings are negotiated, challenged, affirmed.
The MSc in International Politics might be classified as a disciplinary MSc. In it, the objective is to give the student the opportunity to undertake a rigorous training in political theory, with special reference to the study of politics outside Europe and America.
This is the only Master-level programme in History focusing on the study of Asia, the Middle East and Africa in the UK, and can therefore offer an unrivalled breadth of courses on the history of these regions. The programme provides a sound training in the historical sciences.
Modern linguistics is the scientific study of all aspects of the world’s languages from their sound systems and grammatical structure through to the interaction of language with culture, the study of meaning in language, and the use of language in modern technology.
The degree has been developed to meet the needs of both development practitioners and researchers on international development, including those wishing to pursue an MPhil/PhD in International Development.
The MA in Migration and Diaspora Studies is a broad-based degree for students who want to receive specialized research training in Migration and Diaspora Studies, including a relevant language, which will prepare them to proceed to advanced postgraduate research in Migration and Diaspora Studies.
The MA Gender Studies and Law at SOAS is a unique programme, its principal aim being to re-focus issues prioritised in western Gender Studies and Legal Theory on the complex specificities of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.
The development of this LLM specialisation will capitalise on the Centre for Gender Studies as a multi-faculty centre from 2012, allowing students to engage with contemporary gender theories alongside existing PG Law modules that engage issues in gender and women's rights.
The MA in Iranian Studies enables students to critically assess the historical development of Iranian society, economics and culture within the context of the wider west Asian area and to appreciate the complexity of the history and cultural make up of Iran.
The MA Buddhist Studies suits students with different academic backgrounds, from those interested in broadening their knowledge of Buddhism as a whole or of specific traditions to those intending to embark on language-based research or fieldwork among Buddhist communities.
The MA in International Law allows students to study international law and its application in a broad range of legal areas, including commerce, criminal law, humanitarian law, environmental law, and human rights.
The LLM programme is a single subject law programme that may be taken over a period of one year (full-time), or part-time over a period of two, three or four years. Every student will be required to take courses equivalent to four full units.