King's College London

Course Introduction

The course focuses on contemporary political, economic and social policy challenges, with the option to pursue a specialisation within domestic or foreign policy and security; students gain knowledge of the interlocking reform challenges that have faced Russia in recent decades, a fluency in Russian current events and an understanding of a range of disciplinary and theoretical approaches to policy and academic analysis.

Course Modules

Modules include: Contemporary russian politics and policy; the practice of policy making in contemporary Russia; russian policy and society dissertation; indicative non'core content: the political economy of market reforms; inclusive development and emerging economies; international political economy of oil and gas; the policy process; empire, nation and modernity in eastern Europe (1914'1948); european security; geopolitics of natural resource disputes.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum 2.1 1st degree or an equivalent qualification from a British or overseas university. Professional qualifications and experience may be taken into account.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £17,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,520  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £8,520  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,260  Academic year. First year home fees