UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

If you are inspired by language learning, and enjoy exploring the similarities and differences between languages, this degree programme offers you the opportunity to study Russian and an East European language in a major/minor combination. Choose from Bulgarian, Czech/Slovak, Finnish, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian/Croatian or Ukrainian.

Course Modules

Year one: compulsory courses: Russian short prose. Optional courses: representations of Russia; Russian cinema: history, politics, society; the making of modern Russian culture. Year two: compulsory courses: Russian literature in the nineteenth century; Russian poetry. Year three: year abroad. Final year: compulsory courses; use of Russian (year 4); plus either: comprehension of Russian (year 4) or essay in Russian (year 4).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £16,130  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB-ABB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
  • GCE A-level ABB-AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 77%
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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82% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 72%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

85% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 5

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 59%

Total Coursework: 34%

Total Practical: 6%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation