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About

Russian at The University of Edinburgh is ideal if you have a clear idea of the independent research you wish to undertake at masters level. 

Overview

Join the Russian programme at The University of Edinburgh and undertake two research assignments, and a 15,000-word dissertation, under the guidance of an experienced and well-published supervisor.

Our expertise covers a wide range of areas, including:

  • social, political and cultural perspectives on Russian language
  • transnational Russian culture
  • Russian literature
  • media
  • film studies
  • theatre studies
  • comparative literature

Our staff have received many prestigious research awards including the AHRC-awarded projects ‘Global Russians: Transnational Russophone Networks in the UK’ (2016-2021) and ‘Reconfiguring the Canon of Twentieth-Century Russian Poetry, 1991-2008’ (2010-2013).

We collaborate with national and international partners such as the Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Communities Consortium and the Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES) consortium.

Facilities

The University of Edinburgh contains exceptional resources for study and research in Russian.

Our Centre for Research Collections is unique in the UK. Based in the Main University Library, it brings together a collection of more than 400,000 rare books, six kilometres of archives and manuscripts, and the University’s collections of art, historical musical instruments and other objects. In addition to a rich collection of Russian books, journals and electronic resources, you will have access to Russian TV channels.

As a research student here, you’ll also be within a short walk of the National Library of Scotland, which has outstanding Russian-language holdings.

Programme Structure

  • Between the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC), the Careers Service and the Institute for Academic Development (IAD), you’ll find a range of programmes and resources to help you develop your postgraduate skills.
  • You will also have access to the University’s fantastic libraries, collections and worldwide strategic partnerships.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have near-native speaker competence in Russian.
  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees per year

  • Home: £4,850
  • International/EU: £12,650

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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