Undergraduate study in Russian

Studying Russian at Birmingham gives you the potential to achieve a very high standard of fluency in spoken and written Russian. The critical thinking skills gained by studying language alongside literary, political, social and cultural courses means Russian students are highly sought after in graduate employment generally.

Russia has a rapidly growing economy and is home to over 140 million people, making it the most populous European nation. Russia’s Soviet-era links mean over 280 million people use the Russian language in Europe and Asia.

Single honours

Russian Studies with Central and East European Studies BA

For 2015 entry onwards this course will be replaced by the new BA Modern Languages.

This is a Major/Minor degree with Major in Russian Studies (80 credits per year) and Minor in Central and East European Studies (making up [more...]

Modern Languages BA

The key to understanding another society is mastering its language. From this starting point, you can examine a country's history, its literature and culture; and by comparison you can learn more about our own society. The BA Modern [more...]

Modern Languages Graduation 2013

Vodka, Cabbage and Snow

You can read about the Russian Year Abroad experience in a blog by a recent graduate:http://vodkacabbageandsnow.blogspot.com/

Vodka Cabbage Snow