Slavic Languages and Literatures, M.A. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
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Slavic Languages and Literatures

12 months
Duration
23951 USD/year
23951 USD/year
9989 USD/year
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About

The University of Kansas Slavic Department offers the Master of Arts in Slavic Languages and Literatures. The Department's graduate programs prepare students for a variety of professional positions. 

Overview

While most University of Kansas Slavic Languages and Literatures students choose to remain in the academic sector, others have gone on to careers in government service, NGOs (non-governmental organizations), other public-sector positions, administration, high-school and community-college teaching, and professional-education support, among other career paths. Our graduate faculty and their colleagues are ready to mentor students to succeed on whatever path they choose to pursue.

Focus of the degree

Work toward the M.A. degree at the University of Kansas consists of a traditional curriculum that provides students with important foundational knowledge. Our curriculum includes historical surveys of the major literary periods and genres, understanding of the structure and function of Slavic languages, knowledge of disciplinary methodologies employed in our field, development of appropriate language capacity, and control of writing and research strategies.

Students pursuing the M.A. in Slavic Languages & Literatures may choose as their primary language and culture Russian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, or Polish.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Slavic Languages and Linguistics;
  • Bibliography and Methods;
  • Three course electives in Slavic literature;
  • Three course electives in Slavic linguistics;
  • Two additional course electives in either Slavic literature or linguistics or six hours of thesis credit;
  • At least one elective must be a graduate seminar.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.25
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE scores,
  • a letter of intent
  • a short essay in the target language you intend to study (Russian, Polish, or Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian)
  • a sample research paper from one of your courses, preferably on a relevant topic (to demonstrate your writing skills and basic research capacity);
  • transcripts from all institutions attended (these may come electronically or by mail);
  • general information about your applications for funding

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23951 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9989 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9989 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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