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Russian and East European Studies MSc

Russian and East European Studies MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

9 months

Start date

25-APR-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Eastern Europe: Studies Russian Federation: Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc in Russian and East European Studies is a nine-month programme for graduates who are interested in gaining a deeper knowledge and understanding of Russia and Eastern Europe through the study of the region across a range of disciplines including history, economics, politics, international relations, society and culture. You will receive training in relevant qualitative and quantitative methodologies to enable you to carry out research and writing for your 15,000-word thesis. The course also provides the opportunity for you to participate in Russian language classes. Courses are taught through a combination of lectures and classes. You will be required to submit essays and make class presentations. In order to receive the MSc degree, you must obtain pass marks in three 3-hour written examinations (for the three core courses) and for the thesis. Graduates have also gone on to successful careers in many different countries in diverse areas of employment such as international organisations, the media, government, business and finance.

Modules

Contemporary Russian and East European Studies Part 2: Social anthropology/culture - Core
Contemporary Russian and East European Studies Part 1: Politics and international relations - Core
History of Russia, the USSR and Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century - Core
Research Methods

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£14,765

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£23,505

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally expected to be predicted or have achieved a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in history, politics, economics, international relations or Slavic languages. Students with degrees in other subjects are eligible to apply. For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.6 out of 4.0.