UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Central and South East European Studies

This is a multi-disciplinary programme that enables students to gain specialist knowledge and understanding of the complex culture, history, literature, politics and society of the region from western Bohemia to Wallachia and from Mazuria to Macedonia.

Entry requirements

Normally an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with a good lower 2nd Class undergraduate degree (pass of 55% or better) or equivalent may also be considered on their individual merits.

Course modules

Core modules (a choice of 1 of the following): Literary and cultural theory; historical methods and approaches; theories of social and political research. Options may include the following: Methods of area studies research (MASR); Bakhtin and others (alterity, identity and dialogue); beyond stereotypes (the Jews in Polish culture); cities in Eastern Europe; comparative analysis in social and political research; the crisis zone (Central Europe 1900-1990); cultural anthropology of South-Eastern Europe; history, myth and nation in South-Eastern Europe; how to read and interpret texts (introduction to hermeneutics); metropolis (history of Berlin, 1871-1990); nation, identity and power in Central and Eastern Europe; politics of change in the Baltic States; politics of South East Europe since 1990; security, identity, polarity; the self and the world (theoretical approaches to travel writing); language module; directed reading module.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, laboratory sessions and workshops. Students are assessed by a variety of methods including unseen examinations, long essays, course work and the research dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council. Bursaries for Ukrainian Studies and for Polish Studies; SSEES bursaries (any subject).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Study Information Centre
Telephone number: 
020 7679 8810