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The Centre for Financial and Management Studies at SOAS University of London offers a flexible solution to enable you to develop your level of professional expertise and experience without having to take a career break.

Our specialised distance learning postgraduate programmes offer a challenging, rigorous and focused learning experience, and are designed to underpin your professional skills with a strong academic foundation.

Even though you will be studying from a distance, you won't be alone. Our staff are friendly and helpful and will support you throughout your studies. We hope that we shall soon be able to welcome you as a student of the Centre for Financial and Management Studies.

Find out more about our programmes and modules.

Key facts

A world class reputation

SOAS University of London is renowned worldwide for the standard of its teaching and research. It is the world's leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East and offers a uniquely global perspective on international affairs.

The Centre is an integral part of the School of Finance and Management, which offers many of these programmes on campus. The School was recently ranked in first place in London and in sixth place in the UK in the latest national league table.

Experienced distance learning providers

Established over 20 years ago, the Centre has the experience and expertise to deliver specialised programmes designed to meet your professional needs. Our academic staff are at the forefront of their fields, publishing cutting-edge research worldwide and sharing with other academics, decision-makers and opinion-formers.

Learn anywhere in the world

Through our flexible mode of learning you can benefit from the reputation and expertise of the University of London wherever you are based in the world. Even if you move to another country while you are enrolled on the programme, you can continue your course as we deliver all module and online resources to you.

A global network

Based in 160 countries, our students and alumni are employed in a wide range of sectors across finance, government and industry, giving you the opportunity to build up a network of professional contacts from around the world. To find out how some of our students have progressed visit our Alumni page.