Learn the language of over 300 million people and one of the 6 official languages of the UN. Knowledge of this language and its diverse histories and cultures is becoming ever more important for international relations today.
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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