Learn the mother tongue of over 150 million people and access Russia’s politics, history, art and culture. As Russia plays an increasingly influential role on the world stage, knowledge of this language has never been more important to governments and businesses.
In addition to gaining a high level of grammatical and oral aptitude, you will also be able to delve into topics focusing on Russia’s literature, film, cultural history and contemporary society.
The School of Modern Languages has research and teaching expertise in seven different languages. The Department of Russian within the School combines teaching with internationally recognised research in a range of fields including literature and thought from the 19th to the 21st centuries.
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