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BA Russian Studies A

Year 2

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year students should have provided evidence of:
- being able to speak and understand everyday conversation with native speakers, read texts of an intermediate level and write grammatically accurate Russian;
- having acquired academic and practical knowledge of contemporary Russia;
- having learned how to live and study successfully in Russia.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to develop and practise:

- qualities and transferable skills related to Russian and Slavonic Studies, valuable for employment, eg. be able to gather and process information from a variety of paper, audio-visual and electronic sources, report writing skills;
- interpersonal skills required to operate in Russian Society;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;
- the ability to appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners.


Achievement will be assessed on a Pass / Fail basis by:

- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the area of study;
- work that covers a restricted area of the subject;
- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.

Assessment methods include:
- submission of two written reports;
- passing of all courses taken at TsMO;
- assessed language project, incorporating a dossier and an oral presentation, worth 20% of Level 2 core language module SLAV 2001.

Learning context

The learning context for this year/award will:

- provide the opportunity to develop practical language skills and acquire experience of living and studying in Russia.


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