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BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, abroad 2017
Ucas points guide

Not Available

% applicants receiving offers

100%

Subjects
  • Russian & East European studies
Student score
79% MED
% employed or in further study
95% MED
Average graduate salary
£20k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

ABB Russian at grade B.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
34

16 at higher level including 6 points in higher level Russian

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

100%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

If you already have some knowledge of Russian, this advanced course will combine language learning with the chance to study Russian culture, history and politics. Youâ??ll improve and refine your written and spoken Russian, while gaining a deeper insight into the context and development of Russian society. Core modules will allow you to build your language skills and introduce you to key aspects of Russian culture, such as music, literature or the nationâ??s modern history. Youâ??ll also choose optional modules to pursue your interests, from Fyodor Dostoevsky to gender identity in Russian society. Youâ??ll even spend a year at a Russian university to gain first-hand experience. With an active student-led Slavonic society and much of our teaching conducted by native Russian speakers, Leeds is home to a strong community of individuals with an interest in Russian and Slavonic studies. Itâ??s a great environment in which to explore a unique part of the world.

Modules

Year 1: Information technology and grammar for language students; Russian literature in translation 1; Russian literature in translation 2; Russian history and society 1; Russian history and society 2; practical Russian language skills; practical Russian language skills; developing Russian language; developing Russian language. Year 2: Spent abroad in Moscow. Year 3: Practical Russian language skills 2; practical Russian language skills 2.1; developing Russian language 2; developing Russian language 2.1; Russian novel: 19th century; Russian novel: 20th century; optional modules. Year 4: Practical Russian language skills 3; developing Russian language 3; dissertation: Russian and Slavonic studies; optional modules.

University of Leeds

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Studying at the University of Leeds and becoming a member of Leeds University Union will provide you with an experience like no other. The campus nestled in the heart of Leeds is a hive of activity from world-class research to inspirational academic lectures and exceptional Union events. We have more than 300 clubs and societies for sports, dance, media, politics and volunteering.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
21%
79%

Year 1

100%

Year 2

20%
80%

Year 3

18%
82%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
43%
49%
8%

Year 1

100%

Year 2

27%
65%
8%

Year 3

5%
81%
14%

Year 4

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 86%
Student score 79% MED
Able to access IT resources

91%

Staff made the subject interesting

91%

Library resources are satisfactory

100%

Feedback on work has been helpful

68%

Feedback on work has been prompt

82%

Staff are good at explaining things

86%

Received sufficient advice and support

91%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
8% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
52% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
422 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
92% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
10% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 95% MED
Average graduate salary £20k MED
Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

9%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

6%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

17%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Most graduates studying a Russian and East European course studied Russian, and with Russia playing an important part in world business and politics, graduates are in demand. This is an elite group – fewer than 200 UK graduates got degrees in this subject in 2012, but they usually command some of the highest salaries of all language graduates. London was by far the most likely place for Russian graduates to work in the UK and naturally, a reasonable proportion went overseas. Postgraduate study (usually in law or languages) is also quite common – this is a growing area for the UK.
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