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Bulgarian and East European Studies (4 years) BA (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: R781

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Bulgaria has a rich cultural heritage and a strongly developing economy where specialists in Bulgarian are needed. This programme provides the opportunity to gain excellent language skills and a profound knowledge of Bulgaria's literature, history and culture – combined with an in-depth understanding of the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

Degree benefits

  • You will gain a thorough grounding in the Bulgarian language and culture, supplemented by a choice of optional cultural, historical, and social science modules. You will spend your third year abroad.

  • The UCL School of Slavonic & Eastern European Studies (SSEES) is the largest national centre in the UK for the study of Central, Eastern and South-East Europe and Russia. The SSEES Library contains over 400,000 books, journals and film resources.

  • You will benefit from frequent visits and lectures by prominent political, artistic and academic figures—prime ministers, foreign ministers, professors and writers.

Your learning

We have dedicated resources for language teaching, including technological support through computer-aided language learning facilities, video and DVD materials, and the Internet. The methods we will use to teach and assess you are varied, to ensure that they are best suited to the knowledge and skills being imparted or measured.

Assessment

Assessment will include written, oral and aural examinations, presentations, extended essays and a a dissertation.

Careers

The programme is designed to equip you with language fluency, cultural competence, historical knowledge and social understanding. Your ability to consider issues from an international perspective will be greatly enhanced and you will learn how to conduct research and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

With developed skills in critical reasoning, independent thinking and application of theoretical concepts you will be strongly placed to find employment in international organisations, particularly careers which cross international boundaries and use languages. Career prospects are likely to include finance, media, diplomacy, education, translation, research, and consultancy.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 24,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

No specific subjects. At least two A level subjects should be taken from UCL's list of preferred A level subjects.Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    9th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 105 1

    4th out of 17 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    184 86%

    5th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    4th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    45th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    167 87%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    9th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    11th

    4

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