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Russian Studies

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
If you have no previous knowledge of Russian you will study Russian Studies 1A. If you have studied the language before, you will take Russian Studies 1B. Both of these courses also explore Russian culture. During the break between first and second year you have the opportunity to spend a month at the Nevsky Institute of Language and Culture in St Petersburg.

Year 2:
You will continue to study Russian language and culture and will take courses in Russian literature.

Year 3:
You will spend your third year in a Russian-speaking country studying at a university or on a work experience placement. The University of Edinburgh has links with the Moscow Humanities Institute, St Petersburg State University and the Perm State Pedagogical University.

Year 4:
In your final year you can choose to specialise in Russian literature, Russian language and society, Russian culture or Russian politics. You will also complete a dissertation in Russian.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (minimum) but typically AAAB (first sitting) plus a language other than English at B and English at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus a language other than English at B and English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

R700

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Literatures, Languages and Cultures

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk