• Levels: Beginner and Advanced
  • Only available if you are taking one or two other languages. If the Translation minor is taken, Russian is only available alongside another advanced language.

Russian at Birmingham is a collaborative, intellectually stimulating and friendly learning environment. The study of this language will give you a distinctive profile which is bound to catch the eye of prospective employers.

Modules include:

  • Russia Unwrapped: Cultures, Contexts, Identities
  • Fiction in Place of Public Sphere: The Golden Age of Russian Novel, Dostoevsky to Tolstoy
  • Soviet Politics: The Rise and Fall of a Super-Power
  • International Politics and Security in Russia and Eurasia

For more information about studying French, German, Hispanic/ Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Catalan, English as a Modern Foreign Language and/ or Translation at Birmingham, please visit BA Modern Languages.  For information on the language combinations available please visit