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UCAS CODE: RRUY

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The four-year BA Russian and Yiddish is a joint honours programme split equally between your two languages. You will take modules not only in language (speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation) but also in cultural topics including literature, history, film, linguistics, politics and other relevant field designed to complement your language learning. With a wide variety of modules on offer, you will be able to tailor your modern languages degree to your areas of interest.You will spend a Year Abroad in the third year, split between two countries where your languages are spoken. Knowledge of Russian gives you direct access to a fascinating cultural and historical tradition, helps you understand the evolution of Russian philosophical and ideological trends, and brings you closer to one of the world’s most dynamic geopolitical regions. We are one of the largest Russian departments in the UK and studying this language at SSEES (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) cultivates a high proficiency in Russian language and develops your skills in analysis, presentation, problem-solving and intercultural understanding.The UCL Hebrew & Jewish Studies department is the only department of its kind in the UK, and is highly regarded worldwide. You will develop knowledge and understanding of all aspects of Jewish culture, including its languages, literature, history, politics, culture and history. During your time in the department you will have access to a remarkable collection of Hebrew, Yiddish and Judaica books in the UCL Library, as well as to the SOAS Library and the special collections in the British Library, Wiener Library and the National Archives.UCL Is ranked 3rd in the UK for Modern Languages in the 2018 QS World Rankings and offers outstanding opportunities to language students and graduates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,300per year

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

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A level : ABB

Russian or Yiddish required. 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

    8th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 17 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    172 91%

    5th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    11th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 80%

    7th

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