SOAS University of London: Law

SOAS University of London
School of Law

The School of Law at SOAS specialises in laws of Asian and African countries. From human rights to international trade and commerce, environmental law to development,  we promise to enrich your understanding and prepare you for a career in a more integrated world.  You will join a community built on distinguished expertise and a passion for how the law can make a difference on the local, national and international stage. Our distinguished alumni include lawyers, judges, politicians, businessmen/women and activists throughout the world.

Postgraduate degrees include:

Real-world experience
All lecturers on modules offered at SOAS are specialists in their designated field. Many have years of experience advising governments, and international and non-governmental organisations. Many also have professional experience as qualified practitioners.

London life
The student population at SOAS is extraordinarily diverse: students from all parts of the world come to SOAS to study law, bringing with them a unique range of experience and expertise, which frequently enlivens the learning experience. The School of Law is located in the heart of the university district in central London, close to a range of libraries (including our own world famous research library and that of the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies) and ideally positioned for students to enjoy the range of academic and cultural activities that occur on a daily basis within London.

A wide range of scholarships are available to help support postgraduate students on our degree programmes including:

International Postgraduate Merit Scholarships for postgraduate taught programmes in Law. Worth partial fee waiver of £2,500 based on academic merit achievement.

Visit SOAS University of London
Join us at one of our postgraduate open events to discover what makes studying at SOAS so special.

Meet us in your country
SOAS has a proud history of welcoming students from all around the world and is one of the most cosmopolitan and diverse places to study on the planet.

Check out our current list of overseas events to discover if one is happening close to you.

Join us online
Hear and ask questions about the postgraduate process by joining one of our popular webinars.


SOAS University of London
10 Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
Tel: +44 (0)20 7637 2388





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