Students develop an advanced knowledge and understanding of aspects of Russian and/or east European literature and culture, including art, film, philosophy, and linguistics.
They gain key research skills, enabling them to solve problems of conflicting sources or interpretations, locate primary and secondary materials, and use research aids and resources effectively. The Russian and East European Literature and Culture MA programme is offered at the University College London (UCL).
With their specialist knowledge and language skills, SSEES Master's graduates can be found in business, finance, the media, international agencies, charities, diplomacy, international security organisations, the law, and academe. Some of our graduates advise the Russian, Polish, American, and other governments, and the European Commission.
- All Quiet on the Eastern Front: Culture, Politics and Everyday Life in Central and Eastern Europe
- Beyond Stereotypes: The Jews in Polish Culture
- Introduction to Hermeneutics: How to Read and Interpret Texts
- Contemporary Cultural Studies: Between Post-Communism & Post-Modernism
- Contemporary Art and Politics in Russia and Eastern Europe
- How to Read/Interpret Texts: Introduction to Hermeneutics
- Literatures of Rupture: Modernism in Russia and Eastern Europe
- The 19th-Century Russian Novel
- The Reflecting Screen: Russian and Soviet Cinema in its Cultural Context, 1896 to the Present
- Language Modules
- Russian Monarchy: Court Ritual and Political Ideas, 1498-1917
- Comparative Literary Studies
- Translation Studies
- Nabokov and Russian Émigré Literature
- Crossroads of Culture: Language & Identity in Literatures of Ukraine - Crimea to the Shtetls
- Languages in Contact Along the Danube: Intercultural Frictions and Flows
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies European Studies Linguistics View 370 other Masters in Linguistics in United Kingdom
- Normally an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a good lower second-class Bachelor's degree (pass of 55% or better) or equivalent may also be considered on their individual merits.
International26600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26600 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12900 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £6,450
- International: £13,300
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