University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Russian and Slavonic Studies

The MPhil and PhD both involve the writing of a thesis under supervision; although the department supervises research projects based in the core areas of Russian and Slavonic studies; many graduate students are not speakers of Slavonic languages and pursue multi-disciplinary projects; this is especially true in the case of students attached to the Bakhtin Centre.

Course modules

Research areas include: Russian literature, culture, art and critical theory; 19th-century Russian literature; 20th-century Russian literature, drama and culture; Bakhtin studies; Russian visual art; Russian intellectual history; Slavonic languages and linguistics; Russian, Czech and Polish linguistics; historical and modern applied linguistics (teaching methodology, translation studies); Slavonic philogy.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 - 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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