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. Our students benefit from our collaborative research environment and opportunities to participate in our extensive programme of events, research training, and networks, as well as a wide range of funding opportunities, including AHRC-sponsored London Arts and Humanities Partnership studentships. All graduates are awarded a University of London degree.


Why SAS?

Find out more about the unique School of Advanced Study

Our Courses

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

How to Apply

Apply to study at any of our nine institutes by completing the online application form 

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for our courses


Fees and Funding

Tuition fees and the range of scholarships, bursaries and funding available

International Students

Information for international students, including entry requirements

Student Support

Support services available to students

Open Days

Learn more about postgraduate study at our Open Day events


Answers to your frequently asked questions 

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