Taught course

Russian and Eurasian Politics and Economics

Institution
King's College London · Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Professional qualifications and experience may be taken into account. A working knowledge of Russian is welcome but not obligatory.

Months of entry

September

Course content

MSc Russian and Eurasian Politics and Economics – the new flagship degree programme of the King’s Russia Institute – equips students with the tools and perspective needed to understand the processes of political, economic and social change that are continuing to reshape Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus. Taught by leading researchers and bringing a range of policy professionals directly into the classroom, students can choose to focus on particular areas of interest such as:

  • Eurasian Political Economy & Energy, focusing on political and economic analysis of the extraction, production and export of energy in Eurasia. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of the interconnected challenges facing the energy sector throughout the region and stretching into the European Union, alongside a range of robust approaches to policy and academic analysis.
  • Russian and East European Politics & Society, focusing on the challenges facing states and societies in Russia and throughout a region still very much in flux, including interconnected reform agendas and the contours of increasingly contentious politics. Students will gain a comprehensive knowledge of Russian and post-Soviet current events, and a mastery of a social-scientific approaches to analysis.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@kcl.ac.uk