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Russian Studies

University of Helsinki

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
13000 EUR/year
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

In the Master's Programme in Russian Studies at University of Helsinki, Russia is placed into the global context. Through Russia, we can look at global developments and challenges. Our aim is to give you tools to understand diverse social, political, and cultural phenomena and processes, and to identify their importance for Russia and the world at large.

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Overview

The Russian Studies programme taught at University of Helsinki approaches Russia as an increasingly important global player. 

The curriculum of the programme is designed to be multidisciplinary, and it is closely linked with the world-class research conducted at the Aleksanteri Institute and its international network. Aleksanteri Institute is Europe’s largest research institute dedicated to the Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies. It is comprised of an active, international community that hosts a Visiting Fellow Programme, the annual Aleksanteri Conference and other research seminars and workshops, and also accommodates warm, friendly, social gatherings.

Ca­reer:

The Master's Programme in Russian Studies provides you with in-depth and interdisciplinary knowledge of Russia's past and present for use in your future career. Your acquired Russia-related expertise prepare you for many different career paths. Depending on your field of specialisation, you can find employment in the public sector, education, journalism, business and non-governmental organisations, both nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

The scope of the Master’s Programme in Russian Studies is 120 credits (ECTS) containing the following studies:

  • Obligatory study units (75 credits) (discipline-specific advanced studies)
  • Optional study units (15 credits)
  • Master's thesis 30 credits

At the beginning of your studies, you will be assisted by your supervisor to draw a personal study plan and design your own individual study track. The degree shall be completed in two academic years. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period: 1 December- 15 January

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You have completed or will complete by 31 July a first-cycle degree (e.g., bachelor’s degree) or a second-cycle degree (e.g., master’s degree) or a postgraduate degree in Finland or abroad.
  • You have completed or will complete applicable studies required for the master’s programme by 11 January.
  • You have sufficient proficiency in English. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the area and pursue their studies in English, are liable to pay tuition fees.

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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