Research course

Russian

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Russian
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Our usual requirement for entry onto the PhD programme is a strong first degree (BA Hons 2.1 or above) with a merit at masters level. We will also accept its overseas equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Department is interested in receiving applications from prospective PhD students for research over a wide number of topics and has particular research strengths in the following areas:

  • Eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth century Russian literature (in particular Karamzin, Zhukovskii, Gogol, Tolstoi, Chekhov, Zoshchenko and others)
  • Issues of cultural identity (the semiotics of space, representations of history, perception of modernity)
  • Soviet cinema, in particular documentary
  • Literary and cultural theory
  • Georgian language and literature
  • Russian folklore
  • The nineteenth-century Russian press and its magnates
  • The relationships between totalitarianism and the Russian intelligentsia.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Programme Administrator
Email
sllf-pg@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
020 7882 8332