University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Russian Studies

The degree can be stand-alone or may serve as preparation for a doctoral research programme; it consists of a training course in research methodology (library, archival, bibliographical and presentation skills) and a course of directed study under the supervision of a member of staff's experienced research team leading to a 30,000-word dissertation; Master's candidates are expected to be involved with the department's staff through postgraduate seminars and they have access to extensive computer facilities; all postgraduate students undertake the generic research training modules offered by the Graduate School.

Entry requirements

Candidates applying to join MPhil or other research Masters programmes (eg MRes, MA/MSc (by research)) would normally be expected to hold an Honours degree at 2.2 level or above (or international equivalent) in an appropriate subject; candidates are generally required to submit a research proposal with their applications; ; International English Language Testing System (IELTS) [Academic version] 6.0 with no less than 5 in any one element; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) :Paper version: 550 with a minimum of 4.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Internet-based version: 79 with no less than 17 in any one element.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time £ 13,470 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries Team
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