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Slavic Languages and Literature

Stanford University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
34986 USD/year
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About

The purpose of the master's program is to further develop knowledge and skills in Slavic Languages and Literature and to prepare Stanford University 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.

Overview

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literature at Stanford University 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.

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

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

    34986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17493 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    34986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17493 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Regular quarterly tuition

Funding

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