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Russian Studies and Classics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RQ78

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

After a period of political, social and economic transformation, Russia is playing an increasingly important role in global politics and, as the world’s largest country, has its fifth most widely spoken language. Studying Russian and Classics helps us understand the world in which we live now, as well as shedding light on the past. On this joint programme, you will learn the Russian language in the context of Russian culture and political history, past and present, including literature, art, music and film. You will also explore the highly influential scholarship and literature of the classical world that gave rise to Western society, opting to take a Latin, Greek or non-language pathway through Classics study. In Years 1 and 2, you will choose option courses drawn from a broad list of disciplines in addition to your core subjects. In your Honours years (Years 3 and 4), you will study research-led courses selected on the basis of your own interests in both Russian and Classics. Our Year 1 Russian courses are streamed according to how much of the language you already know, so it does not matter if you are a complete beginner. Intensive language tuition, and a year spent studying in Russia, will teach you how to read, write and speak the language to a high standard, including in translation.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: a language other than English at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University of Edinburgh

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    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

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