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SalTheReturn
05-01-2008, 20:58
Hi All,

it is possible to study russian language in many UK universities since lots of them (ie. London School of Ec.) have nowadays in-house language centres where students can enrol to study the language of their preference. But this is many times a kind of extra activity which is offered to students.

What I am looking for it is a MA programme combining the intensive studying of Russian language (I am currently at an intermediate level but considering next ac.year in UK starts in Oct 2008 I have got time to improve) with the studying of russian society (under a political and economical aspect mainly)

I have found something at the University of Surrey (funny I know the institution quite well) Joint MA/Diploma in Russian Language and Society (http://www.surrey.ac.uk/languages/russian/marus.htm)

anything similar offered in London or nearby? any idea?

did you take any Russian at university? Do not mean just the language...

Bye, take care

Sal

richardlith
25-01-2008, 18:00
The School of Slavonic and East European Studies in London is good, I did an MA there 2002-3, doing beginners' Russian as well and poltiics history of Eastern Eurrope in Gernal, speicialising on Nationalism..

Also, Oxford, Cambridge and Birmingham all do highly rated MAs, combining language study with politics, economics, history or literatue. Some of them offer an MSc, but it doesn't matter if it is an MA or MSc.

Others include Glasgow, Sheffield, Leeds, Surrey.

All these will include Russian classes as part of your degree.

The other option, as you say at placed such as the LSE, offer langauge course as an extra to your normal degree.

SalTheReturn
25-01-2008, 21:49
The School of Slavonic and East European Studies in London is good, I did an MA there 2002-3, doing beginners' Russian as well and poltiics history of Eastern Eurrope in Gernal, speicialising on Nationalism..

Also, Oxford, Cambridge and Birmingham all do highly rated MAs, combining language study with politics, economics, history or literatue. Some of them offer an MSc, but it doesn't matter if it is an MA or MSc.

Others include Glasgow, Sheffield, Leeds, Surrey.

All these will include Russian classes as part of your degree.

The other option, as you say at placed such as the LSE, offer langauge course as an extra to your normal degree.

may i ask whats your job now?

also what about if I am not a beginner in russian language? is there something tailored to the needs of an upper-intermediate speaker?

thanks a lot mate

Bels
25-01-2008, 22:04
Hi All,

it is possible to study russian language in many UK universities since lots of them (ie. London School of Ec.) have nowadays in-house language centres where students can enrol to study the language of their preference. But this is many times a kind of extra activity which is offered to students.

What I am looking for it is a MA programme combining the intensive studying of Russian language (I am currently at an intermediate level but considering next ac.year in UK starts in Oct 2008 I have got time to improve) with the studying of russian society (under a political and economical aspect mainly)

I have found something at the University of Surrey (funny I know the institution quite well) Joint MA/Diploma in Russian Language and Society (http://www.surrey.ac.uk/languages/russian/marus.htm)

anything similar offered in London or nearby? any idea?

did you take any Russian at university? Do not mean just the language...

Bye, take care

Sal

But you're sal!! sorry for the confusion sal, but you're not Russian, you're Italian and the good thing about this education sytem is that you fees will be subsidised, meaning your education fees will be much cheaper than what a Russian will have to pay. Becauase your country is an EU member.

Bels
25-01-2008, 22:09
How about this sal?

Give it a try and I hope it's what you are looking for.

UCAS course search (http://search.ucas.co.uk/cgi-bin/hsrun/search/search/StateId/Rhwe23O470oFFQ1ht2OTUROqVbi5y-3GLI/HAHTpage/search.HsKeywordSearch.whereNext?query=624&word=RUSSIAN)

Bels
25-01-2008, 22:14
oH! Please tell me that I deserve a greenie Sal :)

SalTheReturn
26-01-2008, 13:04
oH! Please tell me that I deserve a greenie Sal :)

No, you have actually hijacked the thread, spouted crap which has nothing to do with what was formerly said, gave pointless info and as a result of that i am formally advocating your banning

richardlith
28-01-2008, 19:25
Me again. At SSEES, they offer Russian at beginners, intermediate and advanced levels (ie those with a degree in Russian). They will test you to find your level.

The good thing about SSEES they have about 100 new Masters students every year, covering all of Eastern Europe from POland, Czech, hungary to Sakhalin. So there are a lot of intersting students there. Other universities tend to have much smaller Russian Masters programmes.

Oxford, Cambridge carry the most prestigeous reputation of course. They also offer two year MPHil degrees (sort of half a PHD).

What dort of undergrad (Bacherlors degree) do you have? Why do you want to study in hte UK, are you British?

If you are an EU citizen you will pay EU rates. Most of the univs offer limited scholarships, bursaries, again their websites will tell you.

You are right bout BEls, he gave you UCAS info, which is for undergrad (ie Bachelors ) admissions, hope you didn't waste too much time.

Look up the univs online, phone them up, ask them questions, get their brochures and prospecti, even visit them if you are in the UK.

I am now an journalist covering Eastern Europe, amogh other areas.

Bels
28-01-2008, 19:40
I purposely caused confusion with Sal,, as I was jaoking about the mistakes he made.

Sal is looking for a course in Russian, of upper intermeduate level. He is not looking for a post graduate course. And he will pay the subsidised fees being an EU member. Those outside the the EU will pay more than double the stated prices. UCAS is an international group for all universities and colleges I think. And yes, I think you will find the addresses and the websites of all these universities if you wish to deal with them direct. Some courses you can't apply direct, you can only do it through UCAS. Shop around, that's what I always say.

SalTheReturn
29-01-2008, 01:16
Me again. At SSEES, they offer Russian at beginners, intermediate and advanced levels (ie those with a degree in Russian). They will test you to find your level.

The good thing about SSEES they have about 100 new Masters students every year, covering all of Eastern Europe from POland, Czech, hungary to Sakhalin. So there are a lot of intersting students there. Other universities tend to have much smaller Russian Masters programmes.

Oxford, Cambridge carry the most prestigeous reputation of course. They also offer two year MPHil degrees (sort of half a PHD).

What dort of undergrad (Bacherlors degree) do you have? Why do you want to study in hte UK, are you British?

If you are an EU citizen you will pay EU rates. Most of the univs offer limited scholarships, bursaries, again their websites will tell you.

You are right bout BEls, he gave you UCAS info, which is for undergrad (ie Bachelors ) admissions, hope you didn't waste too much time.

Look up the univs online, phone them up, ask them questions, get their brochures and prospecti, even visit them if you are in the UK.

I am now an journalist covering Eastern Europe, amogh other areas.

I am this April graduating in journalism, did and do some freelance work even russia-related but nothing about politics or nothing to serious (ie. worked for a travel guide, did some interviews to expats, done some pieces on working in russia)

i studied already in the UK (London College of Printing - The London Institute) so I know the application process through UCAS

wanna study in the uk because i want my english getting better in terms of writing

will look at the university you are talking about

thanks a lot

PS. forget Bels, he does not understand a damn thing and i do not know why he keeps messing up my threads

SalTheReturn
29-01-2008, 01:18
I purposely caused confusion with Sal,, as I was jaoking about the mistakes he made.

Sal is looking for a course in Russian, of upper intermeduate level. He is not looking for a post graduate course. And he will pay the subsidised fees being an EU member. Those outside the the EU will pay more than double the stated prices. UCAS is an international group for all universities and colleges I think. And yes, I think you will find the addresses and the websites of all these universities if you wish to deal with them direct. Some courses you can't apply direct, you can only do it through UCAS. Shop around, that's what I always say.

Dear Sir,

could you be so kind as to ask Sveta/Olga to re-tell you what people have actually wrote? maybe she can help you to understand things better

I am looking for a Master degree which combines the study of russian language at an intermediate/advanced level

Please Bels, stop messing up

titkeu
23-02-2008, 02:35
Hi
I leave a suggestion that you should be at European Business Schools with a large alumni of Russian over there including Ru-En classes. I, myself graduate MBA over there and knew well. Very veri beautiful, famous school at Zone 1, London,
Any info can be contacted at tidubo@yahoo.com
I provide service for Visa application and course instruction, comprising classes, flat, basics..
Rgds
8926-974-6826
Ti

SalTheReturn
23-02-2008, 10:52
Hi
I leave a suggestion that you should be at European Business Schools with a large alumni of Russian over there including Ru-En classes. I, myself graduate MBA over there and knew well. Very veri beautiful, famous school at Zone 1, London,
Any info can be contacted at tidubo@yahoo.com
I provide service for Visa application and course instruction, comprising classes, flat, basics..
Rgds
8926-974-6826
Ti

Thanks but MBA does not sound like the right thing for me

no need of a visa, i am EU passport holder

Bels
25-02-2008, 09:50
It's a nice way to make a lot of mony if you can find sufficient foreign students, help them sort out their visas and accomadation etc.

Most educational establishments pay good commission for this, and the fees are high if you're not an EU member.