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Russian and Slavonic Studies undergraduate degrees
Our Russian degrees are designed to meet the needs of beginners as well as more advanced learners. We have designed dedicated language modules to suit all levels and whether you join us as a beginner, or as an advanced learner, you'll be equally fluent by the time you graduate.
BA Modern Languages and ...
You can combine Russian with another language or subject on one of our four-year Modern Languages degrees.
Russian at Leeds
Russia, with its rich cultural history and extraordinarily turbulent political past, is now without a doubt one of the major players in the new world order.
The University of Leeds has a long Russian Studies tradition: our area was founded in 1918. Whilst mindful of this tradition, we are pioneering a dynamic approach to the subject which means that you'll study in a forward-thinking community with a multi-media, cross-disciplinary approach.
Your degree will be organised around several thematic areas; including language, literature, visual culture, linguistics and history, to provide you with an insight into Russia, making you an expert on this intriguing country.
The University's Language Zone has a range of resources, including books, magazines, audio and video resources and provides additional opportunities to practice your language skills through workshops, language exchanges and language groups.
The Leeds Russian Archive Collections contains over 650 collections of manuscripts, photographs, books, journals and newspapers documenting Anglo-Russian contacts in the 19th and 20th centuries. The Library also holds collections related to authors such as Leonid Andreyev, Ivan Bunin, Leonid Zurov and Anna Bunina.
The Leeds Russian Centre is a research unit bringing together academics and students from across the University who work in fields relating to Russian Studies. The centre hosts events throughout the year and all students are encouraged to attend.
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