UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This degree programme combines training in politics, international relations and security issues with specialist courses studying the region which are of contemporary relevance in view of the enlargement of NATO and the EU and the changing international situation.

Course Modules

Year 1: Core course in politics; options from: economics; geography; sociology; East European language. Year 2: Russian government; politics and government in Eastern Europe; options from: history; economics; sociology or further study of politics or the chosen East European language. Year 3: 1st term is spent studying in Eastern Europe, normally at the Masaryk University of Brno in the Czech Republic studying the political transition of the region; dissertation on a politics topic; back in London to complete the degree with options in: contemporary migration; study in depth of Russian foreign policy.

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

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB-AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB-AAAAB
  • GCE A-level AAA-AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 77%-79%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Diploma DDD
  • International Baccalaureate
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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66% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 66%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 76%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%

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

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 30
Studying and working 10
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

13% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 78%

Total Coursework: 22%

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

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