SOAS University of London - School of Finance and Management

The School of Finance and Management at SOAS is a leading centre in teaching and research, aiming to enhance the theoretical and empirical understanding of finance and management in a global context.

We seek to provide meaningful solutions for our rapidly changing world including research in the theory of the growth of the firm, large international corporations, oil economies, patents, innovation and economic development, international finance and management.

Real world analysis

With specialist knowledge of financial and management systems in Asia, Africa and the Middle East as well as the more conventional international analysis of Europe and the Americas. Our programmes offer a wide range of technical and regional expertise, and are designed to provide a strong foundation in the core skills necessary for using finance and management in developing your career or undertaking PhD research.


Students on specialized Masters in management programs at SOAS University of London, focus on distinct global markets. Martina Augurio chose China

8 Jan 2019

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SOAS has over 20 years’ experience delivering distance learning programmes. Equal in standard to those taught on campus, our online and distance learning degrees offer you the flexibility to fit your studies around your professional and personal commitments, while simultaneously allowing you to build up a global network of professional contacts.

Free online programmes that give you a taste of the content of our post-graduate programmes. These short taster programmes, taught by our academics and delivered online, are suitable for all wanting an introduction to finance and management.

Scholarships and awards

SOAS offers a diverse range of  scholarships to help students finance their postgraduate studies, including

  • International Postgraduate Merit Scholarships for postgraduate taught programmes in Finance and Management. Worth partial fee waiver of £2,500 based on academic merit achievement.
  • SOAS International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship, (certain countries apply, these can be found on SOAS website). Worth partial fee waiver of £3,000 based on academic merit achievement of a UK first-class honours degree (1st) or the international equivalent and a 250-word personal statement.
  • Postgraduate SOAS Global Impact Award is designed to reward and inspire excellence in global citizenship including inclusivity, leadership, social responsibility, innovation in solving complex local and global challenges. Scholars within the programme will benefit from a range of academic, financial and personal support including a £3,500 cash award and £750 for academic self-development, i.e. giving a paper at a conference.

We are located in Bloomsbury, central London - next to the British Museum and a short walk from the British Library - and at SOAS we have one of the UK's five National Research Libraries.



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On campus

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

Join 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.


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

Expert at where the world is changing


We are uniquely placed to inform and shape current thinking - check out our take on topical matters of the world on the SOAS blog.

  • Business and Management at SOAS is ranked 11 in the UK and 2 in London in The Guardian’s University league table 2019
  • In top 20 (out of 101) for research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • UK fees for postgraduate taught programmes is £12,445 for one year full-time
  • International fees for postgraduate taught programmes is £20,835
  • SOAS University of London welcomes the brightest minds from 135 different countries.


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