BA Russian (R700)

2021 entry
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UCAS code R700
Application method Full time: UCAS
Part time: Apply direct to the University
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees

Fees quoted are for 2020 entry only. Fees for 2021 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2020.

  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £To be confirmed per year
  • International students: £20,100 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year

  • Part-time tuition fees will normally be charged on a pro rata basis

Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study 6-7 year(s) part-time
Six or seven years with daytime, weekday teaching plus a period of residence abroad

About BA Russian

Our single honours Russian degree allows you to gain a high level of proficiency in the Russian language. You will study contemporary Russian culture and key periods in Russian history, from the Soviet Union to Orthodox culture, alongside texts and films that reflect each period. This course is suitable for both beginners and those who wish to build on existing experience.

In your third year you will immerse yourself in a Russian-speaking environment. Students have been to many parts of Russia, including Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as lesser-known cities such as Tomsk in Siberia and Krasnodar in southern European Russia. There is a wonderful range of placements available, either to study Russian at a university, teach English or work, for example in a multinational company, charity or non-governmental organisation.

Over the course of the degree you will perfect your Russian language skills while exploring diverse aspects of Russian literature, history and culture. Bristol's Russian department offers an enviable range of cultural options and a dynamic and supportive environment for your studies.

View all our Russian courses

See a list of all Russian degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.

Typical offer for BA Russian - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAB 
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBB 
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements for principal subjects are as for A-level, where D1/ D2 is A*, D3 is A, M1/ M2 is B, and M3 is C.
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit.
BTEC offer DDM 
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB and Standard Higher: AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall
UK qualificationsFurther information about UK qualifications
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
No specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements relate to 2020 entry and will be updated for 2021 entry in summer 2020.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS

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