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Why the School of Advanced Study?

 

The School of Advanced Study (SAS) is the UK's national centre for the support and promotion of research in the humanities.

Located at the heart of the University of London in Bloomsbury, SAS provides an unrivalled scholarly community in which to pursue postgraduate study and research.

How to apply

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Fees and funding


Find out more about the tuition fees and the range of scholarships, bursaries and funding available  

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Open days

Find out more about postgraduate study at our open events - book a place online 

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FAQ

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about the School and its degrees

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Our courses

We offer full- and part-time postgraduate programmes (MA, MRes, LLM, MPhil and PhD):

Our students benefit from our collaborative research environment and opportunities to participate in our extensive programme of events, research training, and networks. Graduates are awarded a University of London degree.

Research degrees

Find out the range of courses available from the the UK's national humanities research hub 

Master's degrees

Take on a degree in one of our acclaimed departments - see what specialist fields are on offer 

Short courses

See what short courses are coming up from our prestigious research institutes 

MASTER'S DEGREES: MA, MRes, LLM

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Learn more about our outstanding master's degree courses in art history, Commonwealth studies, English and American literature and language, history, law, modern languages, and refugee protection and human rights.

RESEARCH DEGREES: MPhil and PhD

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Learn more about our outstanding research degree programmes in art history, Commonwealth studies, English and American literature and language, history, law, modern languages, and refugee protection and human rights.

SHORT COURSES

Our short courses  let you engage in depth with a subject that interests you. Learn more about our offerings in palaeography, literature, book studies, and the protection of refugees.

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