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Russian and Slavonic Studies PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB, DEC

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

We are able to offer supervision for research in a wide range of periods, subject and themes within the field of Russian and Slavonic Studies.

Research overview

As a PhD research student of Russian and Slavonic Studies you will benefit from not only our excellent supervision, but also our interdisciplinary links with other institutions through our partnership with the Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES), which is funded by AHRC, ESRC, HEFCE and SHEFCE and spearheaded from Glasgow. CRCEES also awards studentships at all postgraduate levels and runs an annual Research Forum and Summer School especially for the postgraduates of its member institutions.

We also have strong links with academic institutions in Russia, Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia, which our students are able to utilise along with further travel opportunities which exist through the Universitas 21 programme.

At the end of three years’ full-time registration, plus one year optional writing-up, you will have written a thesis of between 80,000-100,000 words, in English or Russian, on a topic which makes a significant contribution to research in Russian and Slavonic Studies.

Research areas

Modern Languages at Nottingham is a leading centre for research in French and Francophone Studies, German Studies, Russian and Slavonic Studies, and Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies.

Our research areas include:

  • History, politics and society
  • Literary studies
  • Cinema, visual and performing arts
  • Linguistics and translation studies
  • Medieval and early modern studies
  • Intellectual history and critical theory
  • Postcolonial studies
  • Gender studies

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,000per year

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

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 15 1

    6th out of 17 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    143 71%

    10th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.35 67%

    13th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    134 71%

    13th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    2nd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    9th

    3

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