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Russian and East European Cultures and Societies MA (Pathway of MA European Languages & Cultures) - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
-make students fully conversant with the methods of scholarly research in a humanities discipline and the resources necessary for such research. -equip students for further study and research. -provide for graduates without a first degree in a modern European language a programme of study that introduces them to the study of the literature and culture of one or more areas within Europe and/or Latin America, and to be familiar with key primary texts from these areas in translation. -provide graduates with the opportunity to learn and apply historical and social science methodologies where appropriate. -provide graduates without any Russian language competence the opportunity to learn Russian language ab initio.
Entry requirements: The normal requirement for admission to the MA is an Upper Second class Honours degree, or higher, or its overseas equivalent, in a suitable Humanities discipline.
Russian and East European Cultures and Societies MA
The MA Russian and Eastern European Cultures and Societies pathway is a modular course, with a free choice of course units. This pathway comprises the compulsory course unit in Studying and Researching Russia and Eastern Europe (30 credits), a 12-15,000 word dissertation (60 credits) and optional course units (to a total of 90 credits) selected.
Areas of specialist study include: Culture and Dictatorship; Soviet Cinema; Mass Media in Post-Communist Russia; Nationalism in Russia and Eastern Europe; Contemporary Russian Literature; and Post-Communist Transition in Eastern Europe.
Compulsory course units include Studying and Researching Russia and Eastern Europe. Optional course units available typically include:
-Nationalism and Identity in Post-Communist Russia and Eastern Europe
-Television and Mass Media in Post-Soviet Russia
-Remembering the Second World War after the Collapse of Communist in Eastern Europe
-Soviet Cinema and Society
-The Politics of Culture in the Soviet Union
-Gulag: the Labour Camp Experience in Soviet Literature and Culture
-Social and Cultural Upheaval in Russia: 1880-1950
-The EU as an International Actor
-Russian Language l
-Translation and Interpreting Studies l and ll
-Russian Language ll