Study at School of Advanced Study, University of London

  • Founded in 1994, the School of Advanced Study at the University of London is the only institution in the UK that is nationally funded to promote and facilitate research in the humanities.
  • It performs a vital role as a driving force for knowledge sharing across the humanities in the UK and beyond, and receives special funding for this purpose from the Office for Students.
  • The School’s mission is to maintain and develop the resources of its nine member institutes. Many of which have long and distinguished histories, for the benefit of national and international research communities.
  • Underpinning the School’s national role is the research and scholarship generated by its academic staff. Undertaking challenging research that extends the boundaries of knowledge across disciplines and in collaboration with researchers from around the world is critical to the School’s function as an innovative space for advanced study and its commitment to the highest standards of scholarship.
  • Six of the institutes offer a range of taught master’s programmes and doctoral supervision in their areas of expertise.
  • The School’s location within the University of London precinct in Bloomsbury, central London, allows easy access to the rich cultural amenities of London. The institutes benefit from the participation of visiting researchers and guest speakers working in government, diplomacy, business and development, the cultural and heritage industries, and other universities from around the world.

Entry Requirements to Study at School of Advanced Study, University of London 

Postgraduate Courses

  • Three-year Bachelor’s (honours) degree with a final overall score of 60%, or 8 CGPA or higher (on a scale of 10). 
  • IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.0 in any component. (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

School of Advanced Study, University of London Scholarships

The university offers a range of scholarships for Indian students. We encourage students to apply for the relevant scholarships as early as possible. For more information, you can always contact us, and we will help you right through the entire scholarship application process at no cost.

Scholarships for Indian/International students:

SAS Convocation Trust Bursary

The Bursary is made available to cover tuition fees up to a maximum of £7,500 and will be awarded to students who have demonstrably excelled in their undergraduate degree.

SAS Coffin Studentships

The School is able to provide two SAS Studentships via the Coffin Fund for Promising Students. In 2019-20, the two awards are £12,500 to cover tuition fees and contribute towards maintenance costs (where applicable) and will be awarded to a student who has excelled in their undergraduate degree.

Stefania Barichello International Travel Bursary

The School of Advanced Study offers an international Travel Bursary of £500. The bursary is open to postgraduate research students at any stage of their research. i.e. MPhil or PhD from any Institute.

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Application Deadlines to study at School of Advanced Study, University of London:

Deadline for Postgraduate Courses:

31 August for October entry. 31 October for January entry (MPhil/PhD and Distance Learning only). We recommend all students to apply at least by 15th May for the September/October start.

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