Why this programme
- The Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies programme of the University of Glasgow is for those planning careers in government, global and local media, and international organisations, who wish to acquire a specialised knowledge of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia and proficiency in one of the region’s languages.
- Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia are some of the world’s most intriguing regions right now: think of politics, migration, and energy. You can learn about this region, its history, and its languages.
- You will have the unique opportunity to study in one of the world’s leading centres in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, with teaching staff who have first-hand knowledge of the region and deliver cutting edge courses on politics and society in the region.
- The University Library holds one of the best Russian, Central and East European collections in the world.
Many of our graduates have gone on to establish careers as lecturers and researchers at universities in the UK, Norway, Greece, Italy, and Poland or have become secondary school teachers. Our graduates have also been very successful in establishing careers with organisations such as BBC World Service, British Army, British Civil Service, British Council, Centre for Defence Information (Moscow), Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers, European Policies Research Centre, University of Strathclyde (Glasgow), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London), Jamestown Foundation (Washington D.C), KPMG, Ministry of Defence, UK, Open Society Foundation (Bratislava), Open Society Institute (Budapest), Operation Mobilisation, Czech Republic and the Trust for Civil Society in Central & Eastern Europe (Warsaw).
- Issues in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies
- Research design
- Geopolitics of Central Europe
- Post-Soviet Russia: renegotiating global and local identities
- Contested states: the caucasus after 1991
- Yugoslavia and after: themes and controversies
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies European Studies View 614 other Masters in Language Studies in United Kingdom
- 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant social science or humanities subject. Applicants from other subject backgrounds, however, will be considered
- A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
- A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
- Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
- One reference letter on headed paper
- Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
- A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)
International20400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK Part-time fee: £1,056 per 20 credits
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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