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TOP UK Universities for Oriental Studies 2021 | Complete University Guide


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TOP UK Universities for Oriental Studies 2021 | Complete University Guide

List of Top Universities in Britain for Students Interested in Oriental Studies Programs.

British universities are leaders in all sorts of rankings and lists that give British universities priority for adherence to centuries-old traditions and high quality of education. The history of the oldest British universities dates back to the 12th century, when Oxford University was founded. Today, there are more than 300 higher educational institutions in the country, which provide students with high-quality training in a variety of fields.

The study of oriental studies in Britain is an interesting direction, which involves the study of various humanitarian disciplines:

  • Introduction to Oriental Studies
  • History
  • Physical and economic geography
  • Literary history
  • History of religions of the studied country
  • Translation theory and practice
  • Ethnology of countries
  • Historiography and source studies
  • Linguistics
  • International economic relations of the countries of Asia and Africa.

It is compulsory for students to study one Western European language and one Eastern.

Rank Institution Entry Standards Student Satisfaction Research Quality Research Intensity Graduate Prospects Overall Score
1 Oxford 210   3.07 0.73 85 100
2 Cambridge 198   3.02 1   98.3
3 Newcastle 160 4.16 3.04 0.76   92.6
4 Edinburgh 181 3.98 2.91 0.79 65 92.2
5 Manchester 158 3.96 3.16 0.91 65 91.8
6 Durham 174 3.75 2.87 0.73   91.4
7 Nottingham 135 3.8 2.75 0.88 80 91.2
8 SOAS University of London 167 3.99 2.78 0.76 60 90.2
9 Leeds 148 3.93 2.91 0.7 65 89.9
10 Nottingham Trent 134 4.51 2.81 0.29   89.7
11 Sheffield 145 3.87 2.77 0.54 60 88.1
12 Westminster 115 4.15 2.7 0.37   86.7
13 Cardiff 138 4.13       85.7
14 Oxford Brookes 134 4.03     60 85.3
15 Central Lancashire 118 4.03     55 83.6
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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