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    So I'm choosing between KCL International Relations, SOAS International Relations and UCL Social Sciences.

    I have compared the schools and courses as much as I can from abroad and I think they all sound great, but I would really appreciate some inputs and thoughts about how you would think if you were me. What are the main differences? Which one has the best reputation? (I strongly doubt all rankning lists since they are all different, but since I live in Sweden it's difficult to know if "rumour has it" for of any of these universities for example).
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    I also have offers from KCL for International Relations and SOAS for Arabic and International Relations. For me it has to be SOAS because you get the chance to specialise on a specific region - the middle east, southeast asia, and can't remember what else, and I would like to specialise in the middle eastern side of things. So, if you want a different perspective I would pick SOAS Just look at the course layout on their websites and see which topics appeal most to you. KCL, if I remember correctly, is more Europe-based.
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    UCL>KCL>SOAS.

    Nothing more to be said.
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    (Original post by yasminkattan)
    I also have offers from KCL for International Relations and SOAS for Arabic and International Relations. For me it has to be SOAS because you get the chance to specialise on a specific region - the middle east, southeast asia, and can't remember what else, and I would like to specialise in the middle eastern side of things. So, if you want a different perspective I would pick SOAS Just look at the course layout on their websites and see which topics appeal most to you. KCL, if I remember correctly, is more Europe-based.

    Congratulations! I applied to the African orientation at SOAS I really want the broad perspective on International Relations, so I guess I should do as you suggesting and take a second look at the course content. Thanks!
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    (Original post by XxKingSniprxX)
    UCL>KCL>SOAS.

    Nothing more to be said.
    If you would like to explain the reasons for that order that would be gold
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    It truly depends on what you wish to get out of your degree. If you're planning to study the Middle East, Asia and/or Africa in detail, SOAS is your best bet. UCL, on the other hand, has a tad more name recognition (in fact, the same goes for KCL). In addition, UCL and KCL are better for European studies.

    With that being said, SOAS is a bit like the Georgetown SFS of London. Most of my friends in SOAS are people who are strongly opinionated and unafraid of voicing out their views. The institution does attract individuals who are interested in certain fields, so it's pretty specialised.
 
 
 
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