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University of London International Programmes SOAS University of London

Centre for Financial and Management Studies application form (Distance Learning programmes only)

You may submit your application for your chosen programme by providing the information required and clicking Submit application. We encourage you to apply as early as possible to secure your place. For more information on application deadlines, please click here. Please look carefully at all parts of the form and allow at least 30 minutes to complete the form; you will not be able to save your progress.

All applications will be carefully reviewed by academic staff, and we aim to contact you with a decision within ten working days of submitting your application.

All supporting documentation must be received by the application deadline.

Please note that fields marked with * must be filled in.

SECTION ONE : Personal Details

Title Mr Ms Mrs Other (specify) *

Personal Details

Enter your name as it appears on your passport.
The name you provide here will be registered with the University of London International Programmes and should be identical to the name you provide in any subsequent Exam Entry Forms as this is the name which will appear on your final degree or diploma certificate.
Ensure that it is your full name (including given names in full) as stated on your identification document.
Surname *
First name *
male female *
Date of Birth / /
Day/Month/Year e.g. 24/03/1974 *
Nationality *
Country of permanent residence *
Address Line 1 *
Address Line 2
Town / City
State / Province *
Zip / Postcode *
Country *
Telephone Numbers
(including country code)

Email address *

SECTION TWO: Programme Choice

Select the Programme you would like to study

Individual Professional Awards
(Only complete this section if you are selecting Individual Professional Awards)

SECTION THREE: Education and Employment

First degree - (tick the checkbox to fill in this section)



Enter the details of your first degree and any relevant qualifications here. If you have any further qualifications you believe will affect your application, you should refer to them in the Personal Statement at the bottom of the application.

Fraudulent results
You must give the exact grade you received for your qualifications. Discrepancies may result in your application being withdrawn.
Name of University *
Title of degree *
Grade/GPA *
Subjects Studied *
Start Date (month/year) /
Award Date (month/year) / *

Other degree or diploma - (tick the checkbox to fill in this section)

Name of University
Title of degree
Subjects Studied
Start Date (month/year) /
Award Date (month/year) /

Professional qualification 1 - (tick the checkbox to fill in this section)

Institution / Awarding body
Title of qualification
Subjects Studied
Mode of Study Full-time Part-time
Award Date (month/year) /

Employment / Organisation Name

Job Title
Employer's address
Mode of work Full-time Part-time
Start Date (month/year) /
Main responsibilities

SECTION FOUR: How did you hear about us? This section is compulsory *

Where did you first learn about this programme? Online
University of London International Programmes website (
SOAS website (
CeFiMS website (
The Economist (Online edition –
Financial Times (Online edition –
Train4dev website (
British Council website (
Search Engine - Please state
Blog - Please state
Other website - Please state
Other referral - Please state
The Economist (Print edition)
Other advert - Please state
Educational Partner
World Bank
World Bank Staff Association Member
University of Tripoli
Other Agent - Please state
Other Source
SOAS Open Evening
University of London Open Evening
Higher Education Fair - Please state where
British Council - indicate which country
Other source - Please state

SECTION FIVE: Personal Statement (approx. 500 words). This section is compulsory *

Your application must include a detailed 500-word personal statement. Your personal statement should include your reasoning for wanting to study with CeFiMS on the particular programme you are applying for and a relevant account of your academic background and present job or career. It is important that your statement is as comprehensive as possible.

SECTION SIX: Before sending this form


By submitting this form you are declaring that the information submitted by you is, to the best of your knowledge, correct. You will be required to provide evidence of all academic qualifications, including grades, declared in this form. Failure to do so will prevent your application from being successful. You are not at present registered as an External, Internal, Occasional or Associate student at the University of London.

By submitting this form you agree to let SOAS University of London (‘the data processor’) collect and process your personal data on behalf of the University of London International Programmes (‘the data controller’). The information you provide on this form will be processed in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) and any other relevant legislation. This data may be occasionally used to provide you with further information about relevant services such as Open Evenings and enrolment deadlines. It may be held on a mailing list or database for this purpose, unless you object (by notifying the University in writing).

After you click the submit button a copy of the form will automatically be emailed to you at the email address you specified above.