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Slavic Languages and Literature, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #2 (QS) , CA,
The purpose of the master's program is to further develop knowledge and skills in Slavic Languages and Literatures and to prepare students for a professional career or doctoral studies. This is achieved through completion of courses, in the primary field as well as related areas, and experience with independent work and specialization.

About

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures offers a CoTerm and a Ph.D. degree, as well as a Ph.D. minor.The purpose of the master's program is to further develop knowledge and skills in Slavic Languages and Literatures and to prepare students for a professional career or doctoral studies. This is achieved through completion of courses, in the primary field as well as related areas, and experience with independent work and specialization.The Ph.D. is conferred upon candidates who have demonstrated substantial scholarship and the ability to conduct independent research and analysis in Slavic Languages and Literatures. Through completion of advanced course work and rigorous skills training, the doctoral program prepares students to make original contributions to the knowledge of Slavic Languages and Literatures and to interpret and present the results of such research.

Accreditation

Stanford University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Subversive Acts: Invention and Convention in the 20th Century
  • Between Europe and Asia: Introduction to Russian Culture
  • Poetry as System: Introduction to Theory and Practice of Russian Verse
  • Russian Versification: History and Theory
  • Age of Experiment: Russian Literature in 1820-1845
  • Survey of Russian Literature: The Age of Experiment
  • The Great Russian Novel: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky
  • The Great Russian Novel: Theories of Time and Action
  • Modern Russian Literature and Culture: The Age of War and Revolution
  • Dissent and Disenchantment: Russian Literature and Culture since the Death of Stalin
  • Nabokov in the Transnational Context
  • Literature from Old Rus' and Medieval Russia
  • Philosophy and Literature

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • Stanford online application including statement of purpose.
  • At least three letters of recommendation
  • Two official transcripts from each institution you attended for at least one year
  • GRE and TOEFL scores reported directly to Stanford (code 4704) - Learn more about these test requirements
  • Recent scholarly or critical paper (20-35 pages, double-spaced). Applicants may submit two or three shorter samples if they do not have a long one.
  • CV/resume (optional but recommended)
  • Application fee of $125

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16329 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16329 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16329 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16329 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Stanford

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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