UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Slovak is a Western Slavonic language, largely mutually comprehensible with Czech, spoken by approximately five million people. This programme offers the opportunity to gain excellent language skills and a profound knowledge of Slovak literature, history and culture that will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in Europe.

Course Modules

Year 1: Language; culture and text. Year 2: Language; core course. Year 3: Abroad, usually studying at university in relevant country. Year 4: Dissertation. 2 options are taken each year from: Introduction to Czech literature; introduction to Slovak literature; Czech literature and society; Slovak literature and society; Czech literature to 1774; Czech decadence and symbolism; Czech and Slovak literature since the national revival; Slovak fiction since 1963.

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 ABB-AAB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AABBB
  • 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

20% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 82%

Total Coursework: 12%

Total Practical: 6%

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

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