Taught course

Political Sociology (Russia and Eastern Europe)

Institution
UCL - University College London · SSEES - School of Slavonic and East European Studies
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Normally an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a good lower second-class Bachelor's degree (pass of 55% or better) or equivalent may also be considered on their individual merits.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English

UCL Pre-Master's and Pre-sessional English courses are for international students who are aiming to study for a postgraduate degree at UCL. The courses will develop your academic English and academic skills required to succeed at postgraduate level. International Preparation Courses

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MA provides you with the opportunity to study key concepts and approaches in political sociology and theoretical debates about the relationship between state and society, and identity and power. You will acquire a mix of in-depth area knowledge of Russia and Eastern Europe, research skills and theoretical understanding.

The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is one of the largest national centres in the UK for the study of central, Eastern and south-east Europe and Russia.

This MA allows you to study the social and cultural issues in the region in unparalleled breadth and depth and to develop analytical and research capacities, language skills and practical insights.

Our nationally unequalled specialist library and central London location provide an ideal environment for research, while our close contacts with employers, policy-makers and alumni afford excellent opportunities for networking and career development.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Assessment

You are taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, laboratory sessions, workshops, presentations, self-study and specialist language classes. You are assessed by a variety of methods, including unseen examinations, long essays, coursework and a dissertation.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 7679 8810